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  1. Winter ball worries; top 10 moves

    Buster Olney

    Every winter, teams encourage players to go to winter ball to learn, to play, and the vast majority of those who join a team in the Dominican Republic or Venezuela or Mexico or Puerto Rico talk about how much they glean from the experience. The Wh...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  2. Lawrie, Profar and the second base search

    Keith Law

    Second base is a funny position in baseball; you rarely see high draft picks spent on true second basemen, or big dollars committed to amateur second basemen in the Dominican Republic or Venezuela. Second basemen are often converted there from short...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  3. Toronto Blue Jays and Washington Nationals face second base chall...

    Keith Law

    The season has just begun and already, some of baseball's top contenders are looking at challenges at second base. Keith Law explores the short and long-term issues facing the Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals, St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers.

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  4. Gamecocks add to 2012 class

    New South Carolina head coach Frank Martin landed another recruit for his incoming class over the weekend. Forward Michael Carrera (Venezuela/Montrose Christian) committed to the Gamecocks while on his official visit Saturday. "It's a great campus...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  5. El Tri - Colombia match a big test before World Cup qualifying

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Jorge Arangure Jr. looks ahead to Mexico's Wednesday friendly against Colombia and points out four things to watch for, such as who starts in central defense and at goalkeeper.

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  6. U.S. Soccer - Brek Shea's recent slump has some fans concerned

    Luke Cyphers and Doug McIntyre

    After a breakout 2011 season in MLS and for the national team, Brek Shea looked a bit sluggish in two recent friendlies. Is it time for U.S. fans to worry?

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  7. El Tri - Javier Aquino fuels the Mexican attack in win against Ve...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    HOUSTON -- A longtime popular fan grievance about the Mexican national team is that while it is able to keep possession and create attacks, the team's forwards are incapable of scoring goals. Certainly that perception changed with the emergence of J...

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  8. Danny Hultzen, Tanner Scheppers and other prospects whose stocks ...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus breaks down 10 prospects whose stocks rose from strong performances this offseason and who could be making an impact in the big leagues in the near future.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  9. What to expect from Mexico-Venezuela - El Tri Blog

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    ESPN Insider Jorge Arangure Jr. previews Wednesday's match between Mexico and Venezuela, where Olympic and World Cup roster spots could be at stake.

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  10. Ricardo Clark, Benny Feilhaber and Jermaine Jones key in U.S. vic...

    Doug McIntyre

    ESPN Insider Doug McIntyre writes that four young players earned their first U.S. caps against Venezuela, but it was the play of Ricardo Clark, Benny Feilhaber and Jermaine Jones that led to victory for the U.S.

    Blog | Conversation | January 22, 2012
  11. Is Landon Donovan or Clint Dempsey the best U.S. field player of ...

    Luke Cyphers and Doug McIntyre

    Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey will face off for the first time in five years later this month, which raises the question: Which one is the best U.S. field player of all time?

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  12. Miguel Cabrera is one of baseball's best

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- Ozzie Guillen can remember the first time he saw Miguel Cabrera, as a skinny teenager, already so good at a young age that he was asked to play in a celebrity softball game in his native Venezuela. Cabrera was a shortstop in a country with...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  13. MLB - Miguel Cabrera has grown into one of baseball's best hitter...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney discusses how Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has come a long way since his days with the Florida Marlins. And he's only 28.

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2011
  14. MLB: 10 international prospects to watch

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus looks at MLB's expanding global reach, and provides a list of 10 top international prospects who hail from parts of the globe that haven't typically produced a lot of major league talent.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  15. Venezuela native Anthony Joseph Perez Cortesia is one of country'...

    Adam Finkelstein, ESPN Recruiting

    In the farthest northeast corner of the country lies Lee Academy, a prep school with a budding basketball program that is so far north that it virtually shares the latitude coordinates of Montreal. I made the seven-and-a-half hour trip for my second...

    Blog | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  16. MLB: Keith Law breaks down top prospects from Venezuela, Mexico, ...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law looks at the Latin American prospects available during the July 2 period of international free agency. The Dominican Republic's Esteilon Peguero and Wilmer Romero are two of the class's strongest candidates.

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2010