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  1. Nyjer Morgan signs $700,000 deal with South Korean team

    A South Korean team says it has signed former major league outfielder Nyjer Morgan to a $700,000, one-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  2. Top 10: Best Mets trades (Part 2)

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesThough significantly different in skills, catchers Jerry Grote and Mike Piazza were among the most vital acquisitions for the Mets.This is the fifth in a series of lists we will be generating related to the history of the New York Mets. ...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  3. MLB - Free to be me

    Interested MLB teams must consider the unique skills of these five free agents.

    Eticket | Conversation | November 05, 2014
  4. Konerko's memorable slam turns 9

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Paul Konerko's career was defined by hard work, consistency and his leadership skills, all of which were lauded as his playing days came to an end last month. But boiling it down to the single-best moment of his career, it would be hard...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  5. New York Yankees, Joe Girardi need Alex Rodriguez

    Ian O'Connor

    The Yankees need more help, even from A-Rod, for the post-Derek Jeter era.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2014
  6. Castillo flashes impressive defensive skills

    Gordon Edes

    BALTIMORE -- And in his second start in a Boston Red Sox uniform, Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo showed what he can do on the other side of the ball. The center fielder made a sliding catch of David Lough's sinking liner in the first inning and ...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  7. White Sox looking at Semien's SS skills

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Two days after a disastrous night at third base, Marcus Semien got the start at shortstop for the Chicago White Sox on Thursday in the series finale against the Oakland Athletics. Semien made three errors in a defeat Tuesday night, two ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  8. Twenty things about Christian Vazquez

    Christian Vazquez

    Throughout September, ESPNBoston.com is asking 20 questions to some of the newer faces with the Red Sox. In this edition, 24-year-old rookie catcher Christian Vazquez discusses what his best skills are at catcher, what made him quit chewing tobacco, ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  9. Mets need luck, skill to hold off Reds

    Ryan Clark |Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    CINCINNATI -- Is it better to be lucky, or good? Is there a third answer? Like, maybe you can be both? First there's this: How good was Zack Wheeler against the Reds Sunday? "I knew in the bullpen I had some good stuff today and I used i...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  10. Vazquez flashes skills with bat and arm

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- Perhaps the memo throughout the league on Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez should now be updated to include just how dangerous the cannon-armed backstop can be with his bat as well. Sure, he wasn't the walk-off hero in Friday nig...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  11. Lagares wins Defensive Player of August

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/John MinchilloThe eyes of Mets fans have been on the great glove of Juan Lagares. To assess the defensive abilities of New York Mets center fielder Juan Lagares, we called upon a former major leaguer whose defensive skills were also top-not...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  12. Szczur's skill set a need for winning team

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- There's still a place in baseball for the Matt Szczurs of the world, and as the Chicago Cubs look to become a contending team, he might become even more valuable. "He's a guy I can use in many ways," manager Rick Renteria said Tuesday a...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  13. 10 other things on Rob Manfred's to-do list

    Jim Bowden

    Major League Baseball owners made the right call by electing Rob Manfred as the 10th commissioner in baseball history. His experience, track record and leadership skills made him the obvious choice. Most importantly, he was the candidate most like...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  14. Best pitching tools in MLB

    Keith Law

    Our evaluation of the best tools in the game concludes with the pitching tools. On Wednesday, we at ESPN Insider laid out the best defensive tools, and on Thursday, we had the best hitting and baserunning tools. Keith Law looks at nine different pitc...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  15. Angels Albert Pujols' decline nearly unprecedented

    Peter Keating

    Albert Pujols' decline is not just shocking -- it's darn near unprecedented. Now we reveal the surprising culprit

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  16. Best defensive tools in baseball -- MLB

    Manny Acta, Jim Bowden, Christopher Crawford

    Manny Acta, Jim Bowden and Christopher Crawford lay out which players have the best defensive tools in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014