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  1. Democracy Now: What a Weird Week in Baseball News-Breaking Taught...

    Ben Lindbergh

    At noon Eastern on Monday, Peter Gammons reported that the Blue Jays had signed free agent Russell Martin, ending a period of intense speculation about the coveted catcher's destination. At 12:05, CBS Sports' Jon Heyman t...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  2. Jason Heyward’s a Cardinal? Russell Martin’s a Jay? G...

    Jonah Keri

    The hot stove caught fire on Monday, with two blockbuster signings and one shocking trade kick-starting baseball's offseason. Ben Lindbergh already took an in-depth look at Giancarlo Stanton's mammoth 13-year, $325 million deal, so let&#039...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  3. MLB Trade Value Rankings, Part 1

    Jonah Keri

    We're suckers for nostalgia. When Major League Baseball finally curbed its draconian highlight policy and released a few dribs and drabs of video, we rejoiced at being able to watch Cecil Fielder hit moon shots and Bo Jackson play like a superhe...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  4. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Last Chance in Believeland

    Shane Ryan

    The main message I want to convey up top is that if you're a real baseball fan, you won't watch any college football this weekend. Anyone who watches even a minute of college football on Saturday is a traitor to baseball and shouldn't be allowed to w...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  5. Hey, Let's Build a League-Destroying Staff of Young Pitchers

    Michael Baumann

    I play fantasy baseball in a league with complicated keeper rules. This league is run by a friend of mine who, year in and year out, dominates and humiliates the rest of us so thoroughly that I spend all summer trying to remember if we'd agreed upon ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  6. It's Time for Some NL Midseason Awards

    Jonah Keri

    On Tuesday we handed out the American League midseason awards. Time for a look at the NL. MVP: Buster Posey You can name any one of seven or eight candidates and have a great argument, but Posey gets the slightest of nods. For starters, no Nati...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  7. Roster Doctor: The Twitterbag Speaks

    Jonah Keri

    You've got fantasy baseball questions, the Twitterbag (Tweetnest? We need a better name for this thing) has answers. Let's go. Who should I trade for a bat? Harvey, Verlander, Greinke, Matt Moore, or Shelby Miller? -@Capuano10 You want to cas...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  8. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Yankees Cast Their Spell

    Shane Ryan

    In honor of the Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee coming up this Wednesday and Thursday, you will find one of the winning words from the last 10 years of competition in each entry. When they don't fit naturally — which will be always, if my ...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  9. Roster Doctor: Let's Do a Twitter-bag

    Jonah Keri

    Twitter has got fantasy questions, we've got answers. Hot starts, cold starts, bullpens in flux, trade scenarios, a top 10 that'll start 30,000 fights, and much more, all covered in this edition of the Roster Doctor. Stick with Wade Davis and Jon ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  10. The Cardinals' Rotation Runs Deep

    Jonah Keri

    Shelby Miller might go his entire baseball life without matching what he did Friday night. Facing the Rockies in St. Louis, the 22-year-old right-hander gave up a leadoff single to Eric Young Jr. ... and nothing else, mowing down 27 straight hitte...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  11. About Last Weekend: He Said, He Said at The Players Championship

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy asking, "yeah, but when is Spoiled Only-Child Day?" here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Tiger Woods won his second career Players Championship and his fourth PGA Tour event this year, finishing the tournament at ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  12. What Happened to the Pitching Staff Swingman?

    Michael Baumann

    There are baseball books that normal people buy, and then there are baseball books that obsessive, maniacal baseball lovers buy. Let's put it this way — if you're on a date with someone who has Moneyball or Summer of '49 on his or her shelf, yo...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  13. Justified Season 4, Episode 10: Everyone Wants to 'Get Drew'

    Todd VanDerWerff

    "Get Drew" is the Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird of Justified episodes, and I mean that largely as a compliment. It's an episode where everybody pairs off to haul in Drew Thompson (whom I'm going to call "Shelby" in this review for old times...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  14. Justified, Season 4, Episode 9: 'The Hatchet Tour'

    Todd VanDerWerff

    So when did you know? Perceptive commenters all over the Internet have been guessing that Sheriff Shelby was Drew Thompson for a while now, and they won me over to their point of view a couple of weeks ago, so much so that I found myself actively ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  15. Justified Season 4, Episode 4: 'This Bird Has Flown'

    Todd VanDerWerff

    Remember all of that stuff a couple of weeks ago about Boyd Crowder marching to the beat of his own moral compass? Yeah, we should probably just forget I ever said any of that, because when Sheriff Shelby describes the man who got him where he is as ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013