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  1. Mariners are the next Rays

    Jim Bowden

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- The future is bright for teams such as the Toronto Blue Jays, Kansas City Royals and Washington Nationals. These up-and-coming teams have been constructed the right way and might soon establish themselves as contenders for years to c...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  2. Red Sox-Blue Jays Preview

    Red Sox-Blue Jays Preview

    Preview | April 26, 2014
  3. Ventura learns from a lost season

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Managing a major league team through a lost season was not what Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura signed up for. Ventura, 47, finished third in manager of the year voting last season, coming off an 85-win season in his first year ...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  4. Last time each AL team drafted an All-Star

    David Schoenfield

    The 2013 MLB draft is coming up, with the first round set for June 6, and when each team makes its first-round selection, each will be drafting an amateur player it believes will turn into an All-Star. In reality, front offices know the odds of d...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  5. With manager in place, time to pick team

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have $58,500,000 coming off their 2011 payroll. How will president of baseball operations Theo Epstein divvy up his baseball budget in 2012? A team's baseball budget and baseball payroll are two different things. The Cubs will ha...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  6. For teams like the Red Sox, choking is the curse that keeps on ta...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating writes for ESPN The Magazine that a new study suggests choking is real. And for teams with a past history of coming up short in the clutch, their players are more likely to be overcome by the pressure.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  7. MLB: Examining five of the best dark side bets this season

    Chad Millman

    Chad Millman examines the idea of dark-side betting, in which bettors place wagers on a player or team they dislike, and offers up five tempting options for the coming MLB season.

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  8. Lester sharp in final tuneup before postseason, BoSox top Tribe

    Jon Lester flirted with a no-hitter in his final tuneup before the playoffs, finishing with six innings of two-hit ball on Thursday night and leading the Boston Red Sox to a 6-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 25, 2008