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  1. Moving the "immovable" contracts

    Jim Bowden

    In 2008, the Toronto Blue Jays shocked the baseball world when they signed outfielder Vernon Wells to a seven-year, $126 million deal. His career .319 OBP and a dismal 2009 season and perceived decline as well as a base salary that escalated to $21 m...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  2. Defensive implications of deadline deals - MLB

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt looks at the defensive implications involved in some of the biggest MLB deadline deals. He believes Jose Iglesias, traded from the Red Sox to the Tigers, could be a long-term option at shortstop.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2013
  3. New York Yankees enter All-Star break with much to be desired

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yanks boast championship-level bullpen, but that's it in the first half.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2013
  4. New York Yankees are in deep trouble, closer to last place than f...

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees are in deep trouble, on the verge of falling into last place.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2013
  5. New York Yankees and Brian Cashman are frugal yet still winning

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine, MLB Insider Buster Olney examines how GM Brian Cashman is leading the Yankees in cutting payroll to get below the salary cap while still fielding a winning roster.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  6. Five things to watch this weekend

    Eric Karabell

    Four of the AL East teams will be facing off head-to-head this mid-May weekend, with the Tampa Bay Rays traveling to Baltimore and the mighty Vernon Wells-led New York Yankees hosting the last-place-but-hot Toronto Blue Jays. The other team is the Bo...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  7. A healthy Hafner could hit 20 homers

    Eric Karabell

    New York Yankees designated hitter Travis Hafner certainly enjoyed his triumphant return to Cleveland Monday afternoon, as he mashed a three-run home run off the ghost of right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez in the first inning, then later singled, walked twi...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  8. Travis Hafner of New York Yankees has value as left-handed hitter...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the early-season success of Travis Hafner with his new team, and what to expect from the healthy veterans in the Yankees lineup.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  9. Boston Red Sox starting Jackie Bradley Jr. among best spring trai...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at the best and worst decisions of spring training. Atop his list is the Boston Red Sox deciding to start Jackie Bradley Jr. in left field as a beneficial move.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  10. New York Yankees must tread water until stars return

    Wallace Matthews

    The object of this Yankees season, at least for the first half, is to tread water.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  11. Alex Rodriguez will make more than Houston Astros combined salary...

    Alex Rodriguez will make more this year than all the Houston Astros combined -- a lot more.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  12. Boston Red Sox score unlucky 13 in shocking loss to Los Angeles A...

    Gordon Edes

    The Sox keep finding new ways to lose: 13 runs weren't enough vs. the Angels.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  13. Clearing Rizzos path to Cubs

    Kevin Goldstein, Baseball Prospectus

    As we saw at the end of April, sometimes it takes an injury for even a prospect like Bryce Harper to get an opportunity in the big leagues. For Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, it took a combination of an injury (Vernon Wells) and a release (Bob...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  14. Lance Berkman suffers knee injury; Stephen Strasburg leaves game ...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell discusses the latest injury issues, including Lance Berkman's knee and Stephen Strasburg's arm.

    Blog | Conversation | May 21, 2012
  15. Angels still a team with potential flaws

    David Schoenfield

    For all the consternation and criticism dished out over the Boston Red Sox's 1-5 start, another expected American League power is off to a sluggish opening week as well: The Los Angeles Angels are 2-4 after coughing up 20 hits and an eighth-inning le...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  16. Vernon Wells, Matt Belisle, other surprises at bottom of top 500 ...

    Three ESPN contributors discuss storylines from the bottom of the top 500 player rankings for 2012.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2012