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  1. Miami Marlins should be taken seriously as a playoff contender - ...

    Dan Szymborski

    The Marlins were a trendy choice as a preseason sleeper, and Dan Szymborski explains why they should be taken seriously after a hot start.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  2. Atlanta Braves' postseason chances most affected by injuries duri...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski ranks teams that have been hit the hardest by spring injuries, based on their impact on the pennant races. He says that the Braves have been bitten worst by the injury bug.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  3. Position battle: Rockies fifth starter

    Doug Mittler

    The Colorado Rockies have been forced to do some mixing and matching after likely Opening Day starter Jhoulys Chacin suffered a right shoulder strain that will likely land him on the disabled list. It also has opened up a race for the fifth and final...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  4. Wed. Roundup: Royals rotation race

    AJ Mass

    Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star writes that the Kansas City Royals have "shut down pitcher Luke Hochevar after an MRI on Tuesday revealed a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow." According to McCullough, Hochevar will res...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  5. Kansas City Royals' postseason blue print - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan outlines what must break right for the Kansas City Royals to get to the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  6. Monday roundup: Waiting for Tanaka

    Doug Mittler

    The finish line in the race for Masahiro Tanaka is finally in sight. The Japanese righthander has until Friday afternoon to choose a major league team or otherwise return to Japan for the upcoming season. Monday has been a relatively quiet day as...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  7. Could Tanaka decide before Friday?

    Doug Mittler

    We are moving closer to the finish line in the race for righthander Masahiro Tanaka, who has until Friday afternoon to choose a major league team or otherwise return to Japan for the upcoming season. Could we end up with a decision sooner than the...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  8. Are Angels out of Tanaka bidding?

    AJ Mass

    On Sunday, the reports from Japan were that the "finalists" in the race to get Masahiro Tanaka's signature on a contract had been narrowed down to the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels. Well, it seems that list might have d...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  9. Jimenez price still high?

    Doug Mittler

    The Cleveland Indians skillfully demonstrated patience last offseason. Could they do it again in their effort to retain Ubaldo Jimenez? Last winter, the Indians were late entrants in the race for Michael Bourn, who agreed to a four-year, $48 mill...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  10. The competition for Masahiro Tanaka

    Doug Mittler

    The Rakuten Eagles confirmed Christmas Day that star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka would be made available via the posting system. Now that the holidays are over, the race to land the Japanese right-hander has begun in earnest, and as is the case with many...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  11. Seven underrated moves of the winter

    Jim Bowden

    While most of the discussion this winter has focused on the big-money deals given to the likes of Robinson Cano and Jacoby Ellsbury, there have been plenty of smaller moves that will shift pennant races in 2014. Here are seven moves that I think h...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  12. Arroyo market gaining steam?

    Doug Mittler

    Free agent Bronson Arroyo has been linked to a host of teams this offseason, and the list of realistic candidates may finally be coming into focus. Jon Heyman of reports the race for the 36-year-old is down to the Twins, Reds and two...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  13. Second-half surge means little for Angels, Royals and Nationals -...

    Dave Cameron

    The second-half surge for the Angels, Royals and Nationals is not a predictor of 2014 success. Dave Cameron explains.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  14. The September race execs are watching

    Buster Olney

    The race that is drawing the most attention among baseball officials might not be that for the AL wild-card spots -- which increasingly appears to be a three teams-for-two-spots situation among the Rays, Indians and Rangers -- nor the final jockeying...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  15. Detroit Tigers are the odds-on favorite to win the World Series -...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains why the Detroit Tigers are the odds-on favorites to win the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  16. Ubaldo Jimenez among most crucial players in American League wild...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan looks at five players who could prove critical to the AL wild-card race.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2013