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  1. A's poised to win AL West again in '14

    Jim Bowden

    For all the hype the "Moneyball A's" of the turn of the century received, this year's club was general manager Billy Beane's best work. He built a team with depth all over the diamond, so the lineup was able to regularly wear out opposing pitchers an...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  2. Chat wrap: Puig, Braves, Rangers, Trout's D

    David Schoenfield

    Another fun and interesting chat session included some heated debates on Mike Trout's defense, Manny Machado's WAR versus Miguel Cabrera's, whether the Rangers are worse than the four best teams in the AL East, the hype over Yasiel Puig, Jason Heywar...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  3. WBC - Dominican Republic's win over United States is baseball at ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Dominican Republic's highly emotional win over Team USA lived up to the game's hype and then some.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  4. Soler setting expectations very high

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, AZ. -- If the Chicago Cubs want to slow down some of the hype following 20-year-old Cuban prospect Jorge Soler then he better stop putting on hitting clinics. Soler, in the team's first game of any kind this spring -- an intra-squad affair a...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  5. Braves-Pirates Preview

    Braves-Pirates Preview

    Preview | October 02, 2012
  6. Williams deserves accolades for these Sox

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago White Sox general manager Kenny Williams is being touted as Executive of the Year in many baseball circles for the team's success in 2012. The Sox GM doesn't really pay attention to the hype, knowing that the people who are praising him ...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  7. 10 players who need to step it up

    David Schoenfield

    If you're a fan of one of these teams, you know of what I speak. For all the hype and attention given to the trade deadline, the biggest area of improvement for playoff contenders usually needs to come from players already on the roster. Here are 10 ...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  8. Cubs clip Astros behind Anthony Rizzo's 1st HR in Chicago

    Anthony Rizzo hit his first homer with the Cubs, a two-run go-ahead shot in the fifth inning, and Chicago beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Saturday for its fourth win in five games.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  9. Mariners trip up Yu Darvish again, cruise by Rangers

    Ichiro Suzuki and the Seattle Mariners chased Texas' Yu Darvish after just four innings in his shortest start of the season, and the Mariners rolled to their fourth straight win in a 6-1 victory over the Rangers on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 21, 2012
  10. Pirates-Tigers Preview

    Pirates-Tigers Preview

    Preview | May 17, 2012
  11. Eric Hosmer, Billy Butler help Royals top Angels again

    Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler homered and drove in three runs apiece, and the Royals beat the Angels 7-3 Sunday, taking two of three in their season-opening series.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 08, 2012
  12. MLB spring training 2012 -- Page 2 reveals early storylines

    Jim Caple

    Page 2 reveals the early storylines at MLB spring training.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  13. 2011 NLCS: Seating issues irk Brewers at NLCS

    Amy K. Nelson

    The Brewers and Cardinals have tried to downplay the obvious tension between the two clubs, but some behind-the-scenes moves by St. Louis have irked Milwaukee the past few days.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  14. Mariners-Royals Preview

    Mariners-Royals Preview

    Preview | April 16, 2011
  15. Just asking: Time to temper expectations?

    ESPNBoston.com

    Entering the season with more hype than any Red Sox team since .... well, ever ... Boston promptly dropped all three games of its opening series against the defending AL champion Texas Rangers by a combined score of 26-11. To put that in perspective,...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  16. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 12, Sox 5

    Gordon Edes

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Preseason hype maxed out Friday morning when the tabloid Boston Herald hit the streets with a front-page headline that asked in big, bold type this question: "Best Team Ever?" Two games into the 2011 season, we now know why the...

    Blog | April 02, 2011