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  1. Slump City: Why Does the 2014 MLB Season Suddenly Feel Like 1968?...

    Jonah Keri

    Less than a month into the 2014 baseball season, we're already reveling in the game's many intricacies. One trend in particular has reared its ugly head with all the subtlety of a Bartolo Colon at-bat: Nobody, it seems, can hit worth a dam...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  2. Game of the Night: Nationals vs. Rays

    Jonah Keri

    The 2007 Tampa Bay Devil Rays were an unfathomably ugly team to watch. They ranked dead last in baseball with a 5.53 ERA. Their bullpen also fared worse than anyone else, putting up a stupendously bad 6.16 ERA. The pitching staff was manned with plen...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  3. Game of the Night: Rockies vs. Diamondbacks

    Jonah Keri

    It's been an ugly season for the Colorado Rockies. The Quadruple-A applicants for the third-base job have collectively played below replacement level. Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, normally one of the best defensive players in the game, had a one-w...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  4. The Top 21 Moments of a Crazy Game 5

    Jonah Keri

    The top 21 moments of last night's thrilling, ugly, preposterous, hilarious, stupefying, impossible 4-2 Game 5 Rangers win, ranked in reverse order, according to a proprietary formula of leverage, entertainment value, and outcomes that couldn't possi...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  5. Jorge Posada, Jesus Montero, and New York's Tough Decision

    Jonah Keri

    It had been an ugly season for Jorge Posada. Once a key cog in the Yankees dynasty, a winner of five rings and one of the greatest offensive catchers of all time, he'd lost his job behind the plate, been relegated to platoon duty, and was putting up ...

    Blog | August 23, 2011