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  1. Manny Ramirez not ready to retire, working out, seeks team

    Enrique Rojas

    While major leaguers are preparing in Arizona and Florida for the 2014 season, Manny Ramirez set up his own training camp at a community park in Hialeah, in the Miami area.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  2. Brian McCann shaping up to be a free-agent disaster - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    The word on the street is that Brian McCann could get $100 million as a free agent, and Dan Szymborski explains why he's not worth nearly that much.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 2011 ALCS -- Detroit Tigers have that never-say-die mentality

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Tigers continue to show their resilience, and that was never more evident than in their come-from-behind win over the Rangers in Game 3.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  6. Jock-o-sphere looks at new features for MLB, NHL

    Ryan Corazza

    The Texas Rangers' 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays kicked off Major League Baseball's playoffs Wednesday afternoon. And the league made sure to get the word out on social media. Shortly before the first pitch, MLB's official Twitter account ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2010
  7. MLB, NHL launch new features -- reporting from Jock-o-sphere

    Ryan Corazza

    October is a wonderful time in sports with baseball playoffs and hockey season starting within a day of each other, so naturally MLB and NHL are busy with social media promotions.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  8. Doug Glanville: Adjustments key to long-term success

    Doug Glanville

    Jason Heyward, Aroldis Chapman, Mike Leake and Stephen Strasburg will only achieve greatness if they're able to make adjustments.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  9. Are Rangers interested in Cuban lefty?

    Richard Durrett

    That's the word from Baseball Prospectus' Kiley McDaniel about Cuban left-hander Noel Arguelles. Joey Matschulat at Baseball Time in Arlington linked to a McDaniel tweet, where he says the Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland At...

    Blog | Conversation | November 01, 2009
  10. Tanner Scheppers looks like the real deal

    Keith Law

    Andrew Miller is in the Arizona Fall League to work on some changes that Florida Marlins' coaches have made to his delivery, and while he's no longer a "prospect" in the strict sense of the word, it's a great use of the AFL by the pare...

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  11. Pena excelling … and doing it his way

    Howard Bryant

    Carlos Pena was steadfast in his belief on how to hit. And while he struggled early in his career, he's now flourishing with the Rays.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2008
  12. Spell Teixeira

    You think spelling ursprache, weltzschmerz and icteritious are tough? Try Teixeira, Mientkiewicz, Grudzielanek and Youkilis. Now we take you to the fantasy baseball Spelling Bee...this one is for all the marbles... "The word is Teixeira." Random e...

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2006
  13. MLB wants a city to step up and make its case for Expos

    In its first step toward relocating the Expos by 2004, MLB invited several government officials from places such as Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Portland, Ore., to meet with the relocation committee in late February.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2002
  14. Keown - Get replay right for baseball's sake

    Tim Keown

    To get replay right in baseball, speed up the process and don't limit the number of challenges managers receive, Tim Keown writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  15. Ian Kinsler intends to become elite second baseman for Detroit Ti...

    Robert Sanchez

    In ESPN The Magazine's Conspiracy Issue, Robert Sanchez writes about Ian Kinsler, who intends to re-establish himself as an elite second baseman, helping his new team, the Detroit Tigers, and sticking it to his old one, the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  16. Encouraging outing for Colby Lewis

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Colby Lewis said he wasn't nervous Tuesday. Eager was the better word. The 34-year-old veteran with a new hip wondered how he would feel throwing to hitters for the first time in a game-like situation. It was just one inning on...

    Blog | February 25, 2014