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  1. Indians and Francona a good match

    Jim Bowden

    Like so many former managers, Terry Francona's preference is to be back in the dugout. He spent this season in front of the TV camera, and there's little doubt in my mind that if Francona chose to remain as a broadcaster he would be just as succes...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  2. 10 hot managerial candidates

    Jim Bowden

    With the season winding down, we're starting to get a sense of which teams might have managerial openings. But who might fill those holes? Here are the names that will be discussed most frequently this winter. Ryne Sandberg, manager, Triple-A Lehi...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  3. MLB - Yu Darvish must make a number of key adjustments to succeed...

    Teddy Mitrosilis

    Teddy Mitrosilis looks at the assortment of challenges facing Yu Darvish as he tries to adjust to life in the majors.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  4. Red Sox meticulous in hiring Valentine

    Jim Bowden

    It looks like the Boston Red Sox finally have their man. After the drama that surrounded the exit of former general manager Theo Epstein and field manager Terry Francona, the Red Sox chose Bobby Valentine as their next manager with decidedly less ...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  5. MLB - Boston Red Sox viewing events through a prism of failure

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that as the discussion over the Red Sox's clubhouse issues continues, it's worth remembering that if Boston had won one more game, and Tampa Bay had lost one, none of this would have been brought up.

    Blog | Conversation | October 12, 2011
  6. Cubs GM job is not all that

    Jim Bowden

    In 2010, the Chicago Cubs unveiled a new marketing campaign designed seemingly to excite fans about the team's bright future. They called it "Year One," commemorating the Ricketts family taking over ownership of the storied franchise. Instead, what m...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  7. Francona being scapegoated by Boston

    Jim Bowden

    Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein said Thursday he didn't believe in scapegoats, and he didn't blame manager Terry Francona for the franchise-worst 7-20 September that cost the team the American League wild-card berth. But it sounds like...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  8. MLB - Members of Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves organizations ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that following the postseason collapses of the Braves and Red Sox, several members of both organizations are facing uncertain futures, from Terry Francona to Theo Epstein to Jason Heyward.

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  9. MLB: Boston Red Sox are winless, Texas Rangers haven't lost and e...

    Buster Olney

    Boston has yet to win a game, and Texas hasn't lost. Neither has Cincy. Buster takes a quick look at these situations plus everything in between.

    Blog | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  10. MLB: Which early season trends seem legit, and which will come ba...

    Buster Olney

    If you took a six-day period from any other point in the season, it wouldn't seem like a big deal, but the six days that kick off the baseball season can feel like a segment where a lifetime of information is processed. So what's real, and what's not?

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2011
  11. MLB: Carl Crawford should continue to hit seventh against lefties...

    Jonah Keri

    Because of Carl Crawford's career struggles against lefties, Jonah Keri of FanGraphs says the Red Sox should continue to put Crawford at the bottom of the order when a southpaw is on the hill.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  12. 2011 MLB Spring Training: Projecting the optimal lineup for the B...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron of FanGraphs puts together the optimal lineup for the Boston Red Sox. No matter how you slice it though, it is a fearsome lineup.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  13. MLB: Boston Red Sox camp full of expectations for Adrian Gonzalez...

    Buster Olney

    The Boston Red Sox enter spring training as the favorites in the AL East. How Boston manages those lofty expectations along with their new roster additions will ultimately tell the tale of their season. Plus, first impressions from camps league wide.

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2011
  14. John Smoltz's performance may force decisions from both him and t...

    Buster Olney

    It's hard enough to admit when it might be time to walk away, but when a pennant race is a factor, the decision may no longer be your own. John Smoltz might be facing that reality, writes Buster Olney. Plus a tribute to a sportswriting legend.

    Blog | Conversation | August 07, 2009
  15. Peep Show

    Jim Baker

    ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around MLB.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2004
  16. Peep Show

    Jim Baker

    ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around MLB.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2004