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  1. Is Sandoval's future in Boston?

    Joe Kaiser

    Pablo Sandoval has been quite the story throughout his time in San Francisco, from fluctuating weight and long hitting streaks (both good and bad) to his three-homer performance in Game 1 of the 2012 World Series vs. Detroit. But with Sandoval bei...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. Royals ready to return to Holland?

    AJ Mass

    The Kansas City Royals have been quite fortunate to have Wade Davis in their bullpen. The reliever has now gone 30 2/3 innings without allowing a run -- a streak that spans his last 32 outings -- but none as important to the team's playoff hopes as h...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. The secret to Posey's hot streak

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- Tilted back in his chair in the visitors clubhouse at Comerica Park on Saturday morning, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy started to explain Buster Posey's recent hot streak by talking about his history as a great hitter, about a s...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  4. Javier Baez brings hope -- and urgency

    Keith Law

    Javier Baez was my eighth-ranked prospect in the minors before his call-up, a move precipitated by a nearly two-month run of improved results for the talented shortstop -- .309/.376/.619 since ending a five-game hitless streak June 15, with higher wa...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  5. Rays still pondering Price deal?

    AJ Mass

    The Tampa Bay Rays have won 11 of their past 12 games and now sit just one game under .500 for the season. While the hot streak has led many to believe that the team is no longer interested in trading away David Price, there's still a chance the pitc...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  6. Interest in Prado grows?

    AJ Mass

    The Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 on Saturday, in large part due to the five-RBI performance of Martin Prado, who upped his batting average to .280 thanks to his current five-game hitting streak. Zach Buchanan of the Ari...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  7. Rays win streak affecting Price trade talk

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- The Tampa Bay Rays keep complicating an already wrenching decision -- by winning. Their sweep of the Minnesota Twins over the weekend cut their deficit in the American League East to 7.5 games and in the wild-card race to six game...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  8. Marlon Byrd's no-trade teams

    Doug Mittler

    Don't be fooled by the current five-game winning streak. It is time for the Philadelphia Phillies to begin the turnover of the current roster, wrote ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney in Friday's column. Amid rumors that the team may be willing to p...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  9. A's make a mockery of tanking

    Buster Olney

    The Oakland Athletics are on a pace to win 102 games and their third consecutive AL West title. But they need only 17 more wins to extend another streak that might be even more remarkable: The number of consecutive seasons in which they have won at l...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  10. MLB's most shocking first-half storylines

    Buster Olney

    We've reached the midway point in the 2014 MLB season, when teams are turning the corner on the 81-game mark. A good or bad week in April or May might've been classified as a slump or a streak, but now the sample size is big enough to draw some large...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  11. Defense key to Kansas City Royals' success - MLB

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt looks closer at the Royals' recent success and writes why elite defense is the biggest factor.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2014
  12. Could Rockies shop Cuddyer, Stubbs?

    Doug Mittler

    The Colorado Rockies have come back down to earth following a "sky-high" start, and that dose of reality could make them trade-deadline sellers. The Rockies have lost 19 times in a 26-game span, including an eight-game losing streak, and are alrea...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  13. When will Rays give up on 2014?

    AJ Mass

    The Tampa Bay Rays are in the midst of a 10-game losing streak, and currently have the worst record in the major leagues. However, in spite of the extensive slide, manager Joe Maddon is not ready to throw in the towel. As Marc Topkin of the Tampa...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  14. The Blue Jays' hot start, by the numbers

    Buster Olney

    As Kevin Pillar dove across home plate Wednesday night with the run that extended Toronto's winning streak to nine games, the other Jays came spilling out of the dugout. It's as if they have stolen the winning formula from the 2013 Red Sox and are us...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  15. Los Angeles Dodgers starter Zack Greinke is having record streak ...

    Mike Petriello

    In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Mike Petriello writes that because of Clayton Kershaw, it's difficult for another Dodgers starter to stand out. But to regard Zack Greinke as merely Kershaw's running mate is to severely undersell the pitcher.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  16. Mets ready for change at SS

    AJ Mass

    With the New York Mets currently in the midst of a 23-inning scoreless streak, the team has decided to make some changes to their roster in the hopes of finding a spark. Shortstop Omar Quintanilla has been designated for assignment, and while no offi...

    Blog | May 08, 2014