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  1. Position battle: Indians 3B

    AJ Mass

    With the emergence of Yan Gomes behind the plate, the Cleveland Indians are now faced with the problem of finding a spot in the lineup on an everyday basis for Carlos Santana. The question the team is asking this spring is whether or not that spot is...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
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  4. Step 2: A-pology Tour

    Andrew Marchand

    Alex Rodriguez took one step toward trying to return to baseball on Friday, the problem is he has about 10,000 more to go. MLB and an independent arbitrator both felt A-Rod was guilty of taking performance-enhancing drugs, but A-Rod never wanted ...

    Blog | February 08, 2014
  5. The problem with the Hall of Fame

    David Schoenfield

    It's been a week since the Hall of Fame announcement, and while the Baseball Writers' Association elected Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas -- its first three-member class since 1999 -- there was still a lot of fallout from the voting results...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  6. Another potential hurdle for Choo?

    AJ Mass

    Free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has not yet found a fit for 2014, and part of the problem has been the loss of a draft pick that comes with signing him. Another stumbling block to a deal has been his contract demands, as it's believed that Choo i...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  7. Roberts & Anna at second?

    Andrew Marchand

    When some Yankee people look at Brian Roberts, they see Eric Chavez. Roberts is a guy who, if he can stay healthy, could be helpful. The problem is, he has played in more than 59 games just once since 2009 (he played in 77 games last season). Tha...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  8. Travel leagues push out urban baseball talent

    Tim Keown

    If only kids with financial means play on teams with access to MLB scouts, you're creating a permanent underclass of kids with no shot at The Show, Tim Keown writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  9. Jeff Samardzija not battling enough

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The problem with Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija right now isn't necessarily about whether a game is meaningful, it's about not being able to battle through starts or innings when things start to go south. Samardzija was bailed out...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  10. Torii Hunter of Detroit Tigers says new shoes caused sore Achille...

    All-Star outfielder Torii Hunter might want to shoo away his new shoes.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  11. Bruce Bochy messes up NL lineup

    David Schoenfield

    Here's the National League lineup for Tuesday's game: 2B Brandon Phillips RF Carlos Beltran 1B Joey Votto 3B David Wright LF Carlos Gonzalez C Yadier Molina SS Troy Tulowitzki DH Michael Cuddyer CF Bryce Harper You see the problem here,...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  12. Hidden demographics of youth sports - ESPN The Magazine

    Bruce Kelley and Carl Carchia

    In ESPN The Magazine, Bruce Kelley and Carl Carchia look at the hidden demographics of youth sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  13. 20 hitters who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    Parity has really put a damper on baseball's trade market. Several contending teams are looking to add bats, but the problem is that there are so many buyers and so few sellers. The law of supply and demand is skewed. In my opinion there are just...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  14. Tennis' lackluster drug testing and what's next

    Shaun Assael

    Tennis doesn't have a lot of doping cases because it doesn't do a lot of testing. But that's only part of the problem facing a sport in which the players are more powerful than ever and able to demand pay hikes, such as the 40 percent raise that will go into effect at Wimbledon.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  15. The problem with high school catchers

    Greg Rosenstein

    The 2013 draft class is considered a little below average, but one area in which it has depth relative to recent years is prep catchers. There are three high school backstops who rank among Keith Law's top 25 draft prospects, and when Reese McGuir...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  16. Tampa Bay Rays' defense, pitching the problem - MLB

    R.J. Anderson

    R.J. Anderson of Baseball Prospectus writes that

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  17. Cubs' kryptonite: Left-handed starters

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Even before spring training, (Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum talked about the organization needing more left-handed hitting. They've acquired it to some extent. But the problem with that notion is what to do when a left-handed start...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  18. Reds-Marlins Preview

    Reds-Marlins Preview

    Preview | May 13, 2013