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  1. Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost a lightning rod for criticism...

    Jerry Crasnick

    If the much maligned Ned Yost can guide the Royals to the postseason, he could soon change the negative perception that surrounds him.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  2. Eric Chavez retires after 17 major league seasons

    Jerry Crasnick

    Eric Chavez, a six-time Gold Glove Award winner over 17 major league seasons with the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees and Arizona Diamondbacks, announced his retirement Wednesday at age 36.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  3. Free agent right-hander A.J. Burnett planning to pitch this seaso...

    Jerry Crasnick

    A.J. Burnett is planning to pitch in 2014, a source close to the free-agent pitcher confirmed to ESPN.com Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates moving on from A.J. Burnett, but would take hi...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have "turned the page" on the likelihood of pitcher A.J. Burnett returning to their starting rotation, club president Frank Coonelly told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  5. Bud Selig was a better commissioner than he is often given credit...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Bud Selig's legacy will always suffer due to the steroid era and a canceled World Series, but that doesn't mean he was a bad commissioner.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  6. Todd Helton's remarkable career winds down without fanfare

    Jerry Crasnick

    It isn't official, but Todd Helton is drawing close to retirement. Why aren't we celebrating his exceptional career?

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2013
  7. Brian McCann's time with Braves could be nearing an end

    Jerry Crasnick

    Coming off an injury-filled season in 2012, Brian McCann knows that he could be facing his final year with the hometown Braves.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  8. Former New York Yankees slugger Hideki Matsui retires

    Jerry Crasnick

    Hideki Matsui, a popular outfielder and designated hitter for 20 seasons with Japan's Yomiuri Giants, the New York Yankees and three other major league teams, is retiring.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  9. Tampa Bay Rays not dismayed by current state of affairs

    Jerry Crasnick

    Life in the American League East poses a major challenge to the well-being of Joe Maddon and the Rays.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  10. Former Arizona Diamondbacks closer Byung-Hyun Kim to attempt come...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former Diamondbacks closer Byung-Hyun Kim has come out of retirement and agreed to terms on a minor league deal with the Giants, said his agent, Paul Cobbe. He will try to win a job in the team's bullpen in spring training.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2010
  11. Jerry Crasnick: Left-hander Randy Johnson calls it quits after 22...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Rather than squirm behind a microphone on a podium, Randy Johnson did it his way. He called it quits on a conference call, and his timing was fitting.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2010
  12. Randy Johnson to discuss baseball future Tuesday

    Jerry Crasnick

    Randy Johnson will hold a conference call Tuesday to "discuss his baseball future," his agents at Octagon said.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2010
  13. Jerry Crasnick: Starting 9 -- Active quadrigenarians and their pl...

    Jerry Crasnick

    To quadrigenarians Jamie Moyer, Gary Sheffield and Randy Johnson, age is just another number in their illustrious careers.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2009
  14. Wells leaning toward retirement, but will file

    Jerry Crasnick

    David Wells maintains that he's finished as a professional baseball player. But in the event he changes his mind, he's leaving himself the necessary wiggle room.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2006
  15. Bichette makes his pitch

    Jerry Crasnick

    Dante Bichette is spending his retirement pitching for the Nashua Pride in the independent Atlantic League.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2004