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  1. Edinson Volquez's Pirates comeback aided by their track record

    Jerry Crasnick

    Now that he's a Pirate, Edinson Volquez might be with the exactly right organization to jump-start his faltering career.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
  2. Houston Astros' first-year general manager focused on the job ahe...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jeff Luhnow faces a major challenge as he embarks on his first draft with the Astros, looking to improve a system that is thin and bereft of impact talent.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  3. Detroit Tigers come to the rescue for Prince Fielder

    Jerry Crasnick

    By landing with the Tigers, Prince Fielder got his big payday from an unexpected supplier.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  4. Thome comes back to the Tribe

    Jerry Crasnick

    Realistically, Jim Thome arrives in Cleveland too late in the season (and about five years too late in his career) to rescue his former team. The Indians got off to a 30-15 start on the strength of superb starting pitching and some spirited late rall...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  5. Los Angeles Angels rescue manager from scrutiny with win over New...

    Jerry Crasnick

    If the Angels had lost on Thursday, the focus would have fallen on manager Mike Scioscia's decision-making. But they didn't, instead defeating the Yankees in Game 5 to force the ALCS back to New York.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2009
  6. Backup outfielders play leading roles

    Jerry Crasnick

    Despite being backup outfielders, Carl Crawford, Curtis Granderson and Adam Jones ended up playing leading roles in the American League's latest All-Star victory.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2009
  7. Los Angeles Dodgers are curious about Pedro Martinez

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Los Angeles Dodgers aren't saying it directly, but they appear to be interested in Pedro Martinez, currently unemployed.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2009
  8. Damon turns on the power, rescues Yankees

    Jerry Crasnick

    Just when it looked as if the end was near, Johnny Damon sparked the Yankees and continued their season for at least one more game.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2007
  9. Positive vibrations sweeping Reds Nation

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Reds aren't on par with the Cardinals, Astros or Cubs in the NL Central – but they're headed in the right direction.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2005