Baseball's talent evaluators do their best to make scouting a science. But sometimes, an up-close-and-personal look trumps all.
Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick probably had July 31 circled on his calendar long ago, having been dealt on deadline day in each of the past two seasons.
Rickey Henderson did not disappoint in his Hall of Fame speech, though his talk wasn't laced with Rickey-isms but instead a poignant address about his path to Cooperstown.
Rickey Henderson, entering the Hall of Fame this weekend, dazzled with his talent and showmanship on the field, but those who played with Rickey remember him as a great teammate.
Ricky Henderson, who has yet to officially retire from baseball, all but conceded that his playing days are history Friday.
After two fallow years, it's heartening to see Ken Griffey Jr. pop up on "SportsCenter" again for the right reasons.
Rickey Henderson is 45 and hasn't hit .240 in five years, but he still believes he belongs in the bigs.
Eric Karros called Francisco Rodriguez's slider the best right-handed breaking ball he's ever seen.
Fred McGriff leads a long list of veteran corner men who are finding the job market increasingly tight.
San Diego wanted Wells' left arm and big personality to anchor its rotation. Plus, Todd Walker finally finds a home.