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  1. The Orioles are squawking, while our no. 1 is looking ragged

    Jonah Keri

    The Orioles keep silencing the doubters, while the top of our order is looking a little shaky.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012
  2. Jonah Keri's baseball Grantland Dictionary

    Jonah Keri

    From "#Analysis" to "xFIP," consider this your reference guide for Twitter spats, bar fights, and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  3. The MLB Weekend Top 10: A-Rod and Nine Other Things

    Shane Ryan

    Let's goooo! 10. A-Rod wants BACK, everyone! HE WANTS BACK! The headline on right now is "A-Rod decries mix-ups, lobbies for Fri. play." My question is, do you think A-Rod knows what "decries" means? It strikes me as such a funny word ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  4. The MLB draft doesn't work and is quite possibly immoral; it's ti...

    Rany Jazayerli

    It doesn't work. It's quite possibly immoral. It's time to replace it.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  5. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Yankees Cast Their Spell

    Shane Ryan

    In honor of the Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee coming up this Wednesday and Thursday, you will find one of the winning words from the last 10 years of competition in each entry. When they don't fit naturally — which will be always, if my ...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  6. Jonah Keri heads to Vegas to place some bets on the baseball seas...

    Jonah Keri

    It's time to head to the sportsbook and place some good old-fashioned baseball bets.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  7. In Which Fake Grantland Writes 700 Words on Rookie of the Year, A...

    Jared Bloom

    This summer, Jared Bloom started the Twitter feed @fakegrantland, filled with what purported to be rejected stories from this website. Last month, we showcased his best fake pitches. This month, though, Jared wrote more than 140 characters ... ...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  8. Rany Jazayerli on how major league teams overvalue prospects

    Rany Jazayerli

    Once a upon a time, teams got great value by trading for minor league studs. Not anymore.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2011
  9. Jonah Keri on the improbable success of the Los Angeles Angels

    Jonah Keri

    Two (possible) answers to the mystery that has puzzled statheads for more than a decade.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2011