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  1. Johnny Cueto among pitchers you cannot steal a base against - MLB...

    Jared Cross

    Stolen bases are decided by the pitcher, not the catcher, and Jared Cross looks at the easiest (and hardest) pitchers to steal on.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  2. Heavy workload for Perez

    Doug Mittler

    Could Royals catcher Salvador Perez use a day off? Manager Ned Yost has penciled in Perez for each of Kansas City's first 17 games. The skipper "dislikes answering questions about Perez's playing time. But he inserted backup catcher Brett Hayes f...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  3. Pitcher safety back under the microscope

    Buster Olney

    The impact of the moment hit Salvador Perez instantly, as he saw Aroldis Chapman fall to the ground after being struck by Perez's line drive Wednesday night. Perez raised his hands to his hands to his head: Oh, no. Chapman suffered fractures ...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Bits: Brandon Moss showing power stroke

    Eric Karabell

    I suppose it's understandable that many readers thought I had lost my mind when I admitted it wasn't outrageous for Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss to hit 30 home runs this season. Back in spring training, I had asked Moss whether he was...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  6. Mauer placed on DL: Five fill-in options

    Eric Karabell

    Anytime a player gets that little asterisk signifying a disabled list stint next to his name this late in the season, fantasy owners must consider the risks versus the rewards of keeping the player or looking elsewhere. With awesome Minnesota Twins c...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  7. Kansas City Royals' defense has improved far more than their pitc...

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt explains that improved defense is the reason the Royals' pitching has improved.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2013
  8. Seven potential breakout players in 2013

    Jim Bowden

    There's an old scouting adage: "He'll tell us when he's ready." While that mainly pertains to gauging minor league players and their major league readiness, it also applies to young major leaguers trying to live up to their potential and looking f...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  9. Kansas City Royals' window of contention - MLB

    Jason Martinez

    Jason Martinez looks at the Royals' talent, payroll situation and competition to determine their optimal year for contention in the next half-decade.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  10. A.J. Griffin continues to dazzle

    Eric Karabell

    • Oakland Athletics right-hander A.J. Griffin tossed eight shutout innings at the Angels Wednesday, allowing six hits while fanning six. Griffin joins Jered Weaver as the only pitchers in history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, to go und...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  11. A.J. Griffin of Oakland Athletics remains unbeaten in 11 career s...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Wednesday's games, including another great start from A.J. Griffin.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  12. Multi-year pitching trade targets

    Buster Olney

    Alex Gordon's early-season slump is over, Salvador Perez and Lorenzo Cain are back from injuries, Wil Myers is preparing for his debut, and it's easy to imagine a time, within the next two or three years, when the Kansas City Royals might h...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  13. Top marketable pitchers who are more than half-season rentals - M...

    Buster Olney

    Ryan Dempster, Zack Greinke and Cole Hamels have dominated the discussions of starting pitching options on the trade market, but they are all headed for free agency this winter. Buster Olney lists some of the best multi-year pitching trade targets.

    Blog | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  14. Bits: Jeff Samardzija strikes out 11

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija fanned a career-best 11 Atlanta Braves on Monday, allowing one run over seven innings. Samardzija hadn't won since May, and it wasn't Cliff Lee-type bad luck, either. Samardzija's June ERA was ...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  15. Chicago Cubs' Jeff Samardzija sets career high with 11 strikeouts...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps some of the fantasy highlights from Monday's games, including Jeff Samardzija's 11 strikeouts.

    Blog | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  16. Derek Norris has power, not average

    Eric Karabell

    Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris smacked his first big league home run Sunday, a game-winning three-run blast off San Francisco Giants closer Santiago Casilla. Norris, one of the prizes from the Gio Gonzalez trade, brings power and plate discip...

    Blog | June 25, 2012