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  1. MLB - Our favorite up close and personal All-Star Game memories

    Brad Penner/USA TODAY SportsESPN

    Keepsake All-Star Game moments, collected by ESPN's own all-star eyewitness team of baseball analysts and writers.

    Eticket | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  2. Masahiro Tanaka has arrived in United States, to meet with intere...

    Andrew Marchand

    The Masahiro Tanaka free-agency tour has hit the United States, as the Japanese ace and his agent began meeting with teams on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  3. Derek Holland: Losing Nolan Ryan would be big mistake

    Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland, who is with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic, called into Fitzsimmons and Durrett on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM on Monday morning to discuss the WBC and the Rangers' current drama involving Nolan Ryan. "Obvious...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  4. Derek Holland leaves for WBC on high note

    Ron Matejko

    Derek Holland threw four scoreless innings in the Texas Rangers' 10-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, ending on a high note before leaving this weekend to play for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic. Holland's struggles in his ...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  5. Joe Torre 'always admired' Greg Maddux

    Richard Durrett

    PHOENIX -- When Joe Torre called Greg Maddux to ask him to be the pitching coach for Team USA, Greg was convinced that Torre had the wrong number. "He thought I called the wrong Maddux," Torre said. Greg Maddux's brother, Mike, is the pitching coa...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  6. Team USA reveals preliminary WBC roster

    Outfielders Ryan Braun of Milwaukee, Giancarlo Stanton of Miami and Adam Jones of Baltimore and Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey headline the United States' provisional roster for the upcoming World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  7. Derek Holland to pitch for Team USA at WBC

    Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland has been named to the Team USA roster for the World Baseball Classic, it was announced Thursday. "I'm just excited to get the opportunity to play and represent (the) USA, but also Texas," Holland told ESPN Dalla...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  8. Joe Nathan of Texas Rangers turns down invite to pitch in World B...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan has declined an invitation to pitch on the United States team in the World Baseball Classic in March. The veteran said he wanted a "full and normal" spring training.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  9. Scott Boras confident that Ryu Hyun-Jin will get deal from Los An...

    Ryu Hyun-Jin grew up in South Korea dreaming of playing in his country's professional baseball league. Once he achieved that, he developed a new goal -- to pitch in the United States for a major league team.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  10. Texas Rangers' max offer for Josh Hamilton will be 3 years, repor...

    Richard Durrett

    The maximum length the Rangers are willing to re-sign free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton for is three years, making the likelihood the 2010 AL MVP will return to the team slim, USA Today Sports has reported.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  11. Hitters steal show at Futures Games

    Eric Karabell

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Fantasy owners looking for offense either this year or in the future certainly were able to see plenty of it in Sunday's Futures Game, as the USA team exploded for a record 17 runs on 17 hits. A number of fantasy relevant pro...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  12. Wil Myers, Nick Castellanos, Jurickson Profar among prospects shi...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses a number of hitters who starred at the Futures Game in Kansas City.

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  13. An unlikely slugfest at the Futures Game

    Eric Karabell

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In 13 previous Futures Game matchups before Sunday the USA team had scored 51 runs, the World team 46, so let's just say games didn't play like they had been held regularly at Coors Field. On Sunday, however, the USA team had litt...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  14. Ian Kinsler to consider playing for Israel

    Marc Stein for

    Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler has told the Israeli website Walla ( that he would consider playing for the Israeli national team when it attempts to qualify for the 2013 World Baseball Classic. The WBC is expanding from 16 te...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  15. MLB draft - The latest team signings, plus updates on Team USA

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason A. Churchill gives the latest updates on team signings -- the Rangers, Cubs, Cardinals -- plus notes from Team USA's performance in Asia.

    Blog | Conversation | July 29, 2010
  16. Cuban left-hander Aroldis Chapman throws for scouts in Houston

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Aroldis Chapman threw a bullpen session on Tuesday in Houston in front of representatives from about 15 major league teams, according to a baseball source who attended the workout.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2009