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  1. Adam Dunn covering all the bases

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The numbers often associated with Adam Dunn come under the home run, RBI and strikeout columns. Dunn himself, though, tends to look at a different column when judging what kind of season it has been, and this year, things have stacked u...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  2. Can Ortiz go where no Sox has tread?

    Gordon Edes

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A few quick hits before Thursday's matinee from Target Field: * No Sox player has ever had three consecutive multi-homer games, so the odds aren't stacked in David Ortiz's favor. Only one big-leaguer since 1970 has done it: During a...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  3. Is pitching now the cheaper commodity?

    Buster Olney

    CHICAGO -- The Cubs are loaded with position prospects but don't have much in the way of pitching prospects. The New York Mets are stacked with great young pitching, but they don't have much in the way of position prospects. "Which would you rathe...

    Blog | May 03, 2014
  4. A-Rod statement on suspension

    Andrew Marchand

    Here is Alex Rodriguez's statement on his 162-game ban. "The number of games sadly comes as no surprise, as the deck has been stacked against me from day one. This is one man's decision, that was not put before a fair and impartial jury, does not ...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  5. Hall of 100: How high can Miggy climb?

    David Schoenfield

    Miguel Cabrera signed for a Venezuelan-record $1.9 million ... Making his pro debut at 17, Cabrera stood out as the best position prospect on stacked Rookie-level Gulf Coast League club. For his age, Cabrera has an advanced approach at the plate. He ...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  6. My National League ROY ballot

    Keith Law

    The National League rookie class was stacked this year, and it would have been easy to find enough names to put on a ballot with 10 slots -- although ranking the players after the first three would have been difficult. The actual NL Rookie of the Yea...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  7. Breaking down the race for the National League Rookie of the Year...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Marlins' 21-year-old right-hander Jose Fernandez leads a stacked field in the battle for top rookie honors.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  8. Lineups: Stacked with righties vs. Moore

    Todd Wills

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Rangers have loaded up their lineup with right-handed hitters to face Tampa Bay lefty Matt Moore with Jeff Baker starting as the designated hitter, Geovany Soto at catcher, Craig Gentry in center field and Joey Butler in l...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  9. Royals-Twins Preview

    Royals-Twins Preview

    Preview | August 27, 2013
  10. New York Yankees down and out and back up

    Jeff MacGregor

    The Yankee clubhouse in the dog days of 2013: Hushed and reverent and absurd, the whole thing like a funeral in the business class lounge at Virgin Atlantic.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  11. Marlins rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez on his journey from Cuban d...

    Jordan Conn

    Marlins rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez on his journey from Cuban defector to MLB All-Star.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  12. History stacked against Derek Jeter

    Buster Olney

    Derek Jeter was in the eighth grade when he wrote an essay in Chris Oosterbaan's class about his dream of playing shortstop for the Yankees. When he was in the 11th grade, the personal coat of arms he created for his English literature course in...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  13. History is stacked against Derek Jeter's chances of coming back -...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Derek Jeter will be fighting against history in trying to come back from a major injury this late in his career.

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  14. Still some moving pieces after Cubs cuts

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs must be stacked with pitching if they can afford to cut two pitchers who produced 0.00 ERAs in spring games. Casey Coleman and Blake Parker must be wondering what they have to do to make the team. But of course it's...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  15. SoxProspects: Stacked up the middle

    Mike Andrews,

    Editor's note: This is the third of a five-part series on depth in the Red Sox farm system. In this installment, let's take a look at the middle-infield depth in the Red Sox organization. The system is fairly well stacked up the middle, with a num...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  16. Niese tops Tigers, lined up for opener

    Adam Rubin

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- After facing a stacked Venezuela lineup in his previous start, Jonathon Niese found the formidable Detroit Tigers not quite as imposing. Niese tossed 4 2/3 scoreless innings, limiting Detroit to four walks and one hit -- a one-ou...

    Blog | March 11, 2013