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  1. MLB - Connections through a softball championship and cancer

    Jim Caple

    Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  2. Down with MLB interleague games in September

    Jim Caple

    Interleague series in May? Sure. In June and July? Fine. But not now. Not in the heat of September pennant races.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  3. MLB trading deadline deals and the human element

    Jim Caple

    Could you leave everything behind and start a new life in another city tomorrow? That's what the trade deadline asks of MLB players.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  4. How to make the MLB draft better

    Jim Caple

    They call them "competitive balance" picks. But the way they're going to work in this year's MLB draft is waaaaaay off base.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  5. Playbook's Best Sports Photos of the Week

    Playbook Visuals

    Picture this: Olympics action from indoors and outdoors, on land and sea. Baseball fans and baseball players. And ... chess boxing? It's all part of our gallery featuring amazing sports images from the past seven days. Playbook's Best Sports ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  6. June in Sports: By the Numbers

    Michael Kruse

    Here's a look at the numbers behind some of the biggest sports stories this past month. Send us suggestions for next month's edition by tweeting at @michaelkruse with the hashtag #GrantlandStats. Number of Seattle Mariners who combined to pitch a ...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  7. About Last Night: Thumbs Down for Baylor

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The NCAA accepted Baylor's self-imposed penalties for impermissible phone calls and text messages sent to recruits, and put the program on three years'...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  8. Seattle Mariners sign Hisashi Iwakuma to one-year deal

    Jerry Crasnick

    Free agent pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma has reached agreement on a one-year, guaranteed $1.5 million contract with the Seattle Mariners, his agent, Paul Cobbe, told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2012
  9. MLB - Baseball in Europe is about to take off

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    While providing more prospects to the States, the state of America's pastime in Europe is making big gains in popularity.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  10. Jim Caple: Jeff Zimmerman is dreaming again of the majors

    Jim Caple

    Former All-Star Jeff Zimmerman had a one-of-a-kind first trek to the majors. Now he's trying to get back.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2009
  11. Ichiro comes through with big hit as Japan wins WBC

    Ichiro Suzuki drove in the winning runs as Japan beat Korea to win the WBC again.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 24, 2009
  12. Yankees, Mariners first to sign Chinese players

    The New York Yankees and the Seattle Mariners have each signed two Chinese players, and there may be more to come.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2007
  13. Nine things you need to know

    Alan Schwarz

    With a number of matters that remain either undecided or unclear, here are nine innings of questions about the World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2005
  14. Sasaki regrets not winning title

    Mai Yoshikawa

    A strong desire to be near his children led Kaz Sasaki to walk away from $9.5 million next seasin with Seattle.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2004
  15. Seibu star now prized free agent

    Seibu Lions shortstop Kazuo Matsui, a seven-time All-Star in Japan, said Monday at a news conference that he's decided to pursue a big league career in North America.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2003
  16. M's accused of acting unethically

    China's baseball association accused the Seattle Mariners on Thursday of acting unethically in signing a 16-year-old Chinese pitcher and said the team was duped by a sports agent.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2001