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  1. Top 10 storylines to watch in 2014

    Buster Olney

    Tim Kurkjian had it right last spring when he said the hardest thing to predict in 2013 was who was going to finish fifth in the AL East. Many folks thought it would be the Boston Red Sox, and instead, they won the World Series with a group of invest...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  2. Nolan Ryan came close to matching Johnny Vander Meer

    Tim Kurkjian

    Seventy-five years ago this weekend, Johnny Vander Meer threw a second straight no-hitter. No one else has ever done that. But Nolan Ryan came close.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2013
  3. Source -- Los Angeles Angels in significant trade talks with Tamp...

    Tim Kurkjian

    The Los Angeles Angels and the Tampa Bay Rays are heavily involved in significant trade talks, but earlier discussions involving pitcher James Shields fizzled out, a source said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  4. Being in a slump is a feeling unique to baseball

    Tim Kurkjian

    Every player is prone to slumps. And when they are going on, it is a helpless feeling for any hitter.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2012
  5. Rangers are No. 1 in ESPN power rankings

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers' 8-2 start this season has shoved them up the ESPN power rankings and into the top spot. They were fourth last week. This week's voters: Jim Bowden of ESPN Insider, Tim Kurkjian of ESPN The Magazine, David Schoenfield of the Swee...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  6. First Pitch: Does Kurkjian have a point?

    Wallace Matthews

    Most observers think that despite the injury to Michael Pineda, the Yankees starting rotation is one of the team's strongest assets. Not Tim Kurkjian, however. The ESPN Baseball Tonight analyst, in fact, thinks the Yankees' rotation is no bet...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  7. MLB -- Previewing the American League West teams

    Buster Olney

    Check out 2012 capsules previewing each team in the American League West.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  8. Baltimore Orioles close to naming Dan Duquette general manager, a...

    Tim Kurkjian

    The Baltimore Orioles are close to officially naming Dan Duquette as their next general manager, two sources confirmed Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2011
  9. Week 1 of bus tour in the books

    Tim Kurkjian

    There's a 7-foot-1 pitcher in Angels camp, a movie buff in Rangers camp, a musician in Reds camp and a bizarre and brilliant pitcher in Giants camp.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011
  10. Spring questions (and answers) for all 30 teams

    Tim Kurkjian

    Will Jonathan Papelbon remain the Red Sox's closer for the entire 2011 season? Will Mike Quade be the answer to the Cubs' longtime futility in the postseason? Those are just two of the team-related questions heading into spring training.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2011
  11. First base a changing position

    Tim Kurkjian

    First base is thought to be a spot on the field that can be counted on for producing big offensive numbers, but the way the position has changed in the last year that may no longer be the case.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2010
  12. Los Angeles Angels' Torii Hunter makes position change for all th...

    Tim Kurkjian

    In an effort to improve their outfield defense, the Angels have moved longtime center fielder Torii Hunter to right field. And he says the change is for the better.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2010
  13. MLB: Why there are fewer great all-around outfielders playing bas...

    Tim Kurkjian

    Thirty or forty years ago, great outfielders dominated the game. Today, only a handful even rank among the top 20 players.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2010
  14. Credit Scioscia for Angels' ability to hang in

    Richard Durrett

    At least that's the opinion of's Tim Kurkjian. And I agree. Ron Washington predicted when Kendry Morales went out that the Angels would find a way to win games and stay at or near the top of the division. Why? Washington said the club's expe...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  15. Baseball Tonight Clubhouse

    Tim Kurkjian

    The secret to Angels' year-after-year success? Tim Kurkjian says the answer sits in the manager's office.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2010
  16. MLB Preview: AL West - ESPN The Magazine

    Whom do you trust more, Man or Machine? ESPN The Magazine is eliminating human error in its AL West picks this year with the help of the stat gurus at Baseball Think Factory and their cutting-edge computer projection system known as ZiPS.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010