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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. Adrian Beltre, Paul Konerko, Joe Saunders, Tommy Milone rising in...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass has his latest Top 100 points league rankings and discusses top players still seeking some week-to-week consistency.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  3. How the Gio trade went down

    Jim Bowden

    All week, the word around the campfire was that the Oakland Athletics were going to trade left-hander Gio Gonzalez. And sure enough, general manager Billy Beane pulled the trigger Thursday, sending the 26-year-old to the Washington Nationals, along w...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  4. San Diego Padres Kevin Correia deals with the tragic death of his...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The word "loss" means far more to free-agent pitcher Kevin Correia than simply a line on the stat sheet; this past summer the righty lost his 21-year-old brother, who died in a hiking accident.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2010
  5. Verlander, at only 24, achieving greatness

    Jerry Crasnick

    The word "special" is overused in sports these days, but Justin Verlander, health permitting, is on his way to doing some incredible things.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2007
  6. Low 87 mph slider gets Cirillo out

    Randy Johnson reached 4,000 career strikeouts and still couldn't change the Arizona Diamondbacks' luck.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 29, 2004
  7. Cardinals continue recent success vs. Padres

    Rookie Jason Simontacchi won for the third time in four starts and Tino Martinez hit a two-run home run as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 to complete a three-game sweep Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 03, 2002
  8. Yankees face difficult decisions now

    Buster Olney

    Editor's Note: This blog has been updated to reflect official injury news regarding Masahiro Tanaka, released Thursday evening. Somebody wearing a uniform undoubtedly uttered the words "I told you so" on Wednesday night after news of Tanaka's elbo...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  9. Josh Johnson of San Diego Padres out 4-5 weeks with flexor strain...

    San Diego Padres right-handed starter Josh Johnson will is expected to miss four to five weeks with a flexor strain in right forearm, manager Bud Black announced after Saturday's game against the White Sox.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2014
  10. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle inspiring others daily

    Tom Friend

    Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has been making a difference daily with words of inspiration.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  11. Padres down Cubs in 15 innings on Nick Hundley's single

    Nick Hundley hit a game-ending RBI single in the 15th inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 25, 2013
  12. Baby Buck on way -- so is d'Arnaud

    Adam Rubin

    USA TODAY SportsJohn Buck is departing for the birth of his son, leading to the major league debut of Travis d'Arnaud.SAN DIEGO -- The long-awaited birth of the baby Buck has arrived. Buck received word of his wife going into labor and departed be...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  13. Mark Appel back at No. 1 to Houston Astros in final mock draft - ...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his final mock draft for 2013, and word is that the Astros are making a run at Stanford's Mark Appel.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  14. 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
  15. Harvey stymies Phils, can keep the check

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA -- Terry Collins pulled out from the desk in the visiting manager's office at Citizens Bank Park a white envelope with the words "IN ESCROW" handwritten on it. "I've got it right here," the manager said. Collins had fined Matt Har...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  16. Pirates facing wrong kind of challenge

    Buster Olney

    The Pittsburgh Pirates understand that if any member of their organization uses a racial slur, or a word rooted in racial hate, then it's a serious issue that needs to be addressed. "If that ever happened," said one official, "then we'd hav...

    Blog | September 13, 2012