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  1. The BestCoolest Players I've Ever Seen: Pitchers

    Jonah Keri

    This week, Grantland profiled the best player in today's game and also lamented/scrutinized/mourned/HotTake'd one of the greatest players of all time. Any time a discussion of best-sports-anything starts, it has a tendency to get heated. Float a ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  2. Doc Halladay's A-Game Rides Off Into the Sunset

    Jonah Keri

    For most of us, it happens gradually. You lose a step, start forgetting to file your TPS reports. The attaboys you got when you were young and hungry start to fade. Years and years of erosion, until one day, your boss calls you into his office. You'r...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  3. Fantasy Forecast: It's All About the Pitching

    Jonah Keri

    Fantasy baseball ain't what it used to be. Back in the day, you would have maybe one or two people in your league who did any research beyond glancing at last year's Triple Crown stats and buying a couple of magazines. Any knowledge above and beyond ...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  4. Middle Relief: Who Is the Best Pitcher in Baseball?

    Jonah Keri

    Seems like a straightforward question, right? Flip through the stats to find the league leaders. Use your eyes if you're someone who does that well. Turns out it's not that easy. Sifting through all the available stats (basic or advanced) and try...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  5. Game of the Night: Phillies vs. Braves

    Jonah Keri

    Jered Weaver hurled a no-hitter. Ian Desmond and Jason Giambi hit walk-off homers. A.J. Burnett set the record for quickest demolition of an entire fantasy team. Tim Welke made the single worst call in the history of organized sports. Pffft. Brav...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  6. Rangers Won the Talent War and Game 3

    Jonah Keri

    In any given baseball game, either side has a legitimate chance to win. Stack Roy Halladay and the Phillies against the Astros' worst pitcher 100 times, and Houston's going to pull a few games out. In the playoffs, there are no truly bad teams, which...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  7. Referendum On The NL Cy Young Award

    Jonah Keri

    I can't verify this for a fact, but there's an excellent chance that the first big word I ever learned was "referendum." When I was five years old, Quebec's Parti Quebecois government called a referendum to determine whether or not the province shoul...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  8. The Bottom Line: On Tampa Bay, Boston, and the AL East

    Jonah Keri

    The Tampa Bay Rays just did something no other team had ever done before: They marched into Fenway Park and held the Red Sox to three hits or fewer, three games in a row. Their starters just missed tossing three consecutive complete games against one...

    Blog | August 18, 2011