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  1. Bryan Cranston Is: Baseball — The One-Man Show

    Grantland Staff

    Where does a critically acclaimed, award-winning actor go after playing Walter White for five seasons? He embodies the most misunderstood, tortured character of all: the MLB postseason. Now who's being rumored for the female lead in Seas...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  2. PitchCraft: Chris Sale, the South-Side Scarecrow

    Shane Ryan

    MLB 2014 scenario: A top young pitcher suffers an early injury, hits the DL, returns in May, totally dominates, and quickly puts himself back in the Cy Young race. If you asked 100 baseball fans to name the mystery player, 98 of them would say Cla...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  3. Bud Selig, Alex Rodriguez, and baseball legacies in the steroid e...

    Charles P. Pierce

    Who will be the face of baseball's steroid era: Bud Selig or Alex Rodriguez?

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  4. Baseball Scout School, Part 4: A Little Less White Space on This ...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh, editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus, is learning how to be a baseball scout. He is enrolled in MLB's Scout Development Program, where he is getting an education in how to trust his eyes as much as he trusts the numbers. According...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  5. Spoiler Alert! Eight MLB Teams With Dream-Crushing Potential

    Shane Ryan

    It must be nice to make the playoffs. As a long-suffering Yankee fan, I probably won't get to experience that joy this season, and it's been a long time — almost a full year — since we've even sniffed the postseason. With six games left o...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  6. The MLB Weekend Top 10: A-Rod and Nine Other Things

    Shane Ryan

    Let's goooo! 10. A-Rod wants BACK, everyone! HE WANTS BACK! The headline on ESPN.com right now is "A-Rod decries mix-ups, lobbies for Fri. play." My question is, do you think A-Rod knows what "decries" means? It strikes me as such a funny word ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  7. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Lee-Harvey, But No Oswald

    Shane Ryan

    10. The 2013 "Oh Wait, They're Good?" Team (ARI-SFG) Every year, it feels like there's one division-leading team that slips under the radar. This is often because the division itself is terrible, the team hasn't had much playoff success in the pas...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  8. Jonah Keri on the AL Central

    Jonah Keri

    Next up on our path to Opening Day is the land where all roads lead to Motor City.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  9. The Designated Player: Behind the Lines With Nelson Rodriguez

    Graham Parker

    "Great question." I hear this phrase a few times in my interview with Nelson Rodriguez, the MLS executive vice president of competition, technical, and game operations ("anything that happens inside the white lines") in his office at MLS headquart...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  10. About Last Night: Strasburg on the Clock

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Hey everyone, I'm back. I got married last Saturday, which means huge changes for "About Last Night." I'm an official adult now, and I realized that some o...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  11. The Weekend Baseball Top 10: West Coast Bias

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. 10. Reality Cometh for One (BAL-CLE) Now for this weekend's metaphorical boxing match between two of the luckiest teams in baseball. ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  12. The Weekend Baseball Top 10

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. The extended All-Star break is officially the worst development in American sports. What am I supposed to do with my life? Actually ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  13. Middle Relief: What to Do With the Twins?

    Jonah Keri

    You're the worst team in the American League. You've gone from six division titles in nine years to a possible second straight season in the cellar. Your pitching and defense is so bad, you need a telescope to spot the next-worst run prevention team ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  14. White Whales: (Mostly) Unattainable Athletic Feats

    Shane Ryan

    Today, April 26, is the anniversary of what was nearly the most singular confluence of luck and skill in MLB history. On this date in 2005, the Yankees faced Bartolo Colon and the Angels at what is now the "old" Yankee Stadium. In the first inning...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  15. Game of the Night: White Sox-A's

    Jonah Keri

    We've seen enough of Yoenis Cespedes by now to know that everything he does is exciting. He hits the ball a mile and knows how to style afterward. He'll gun you down on the base paths. Runs like he's shot out of a cannon. Even his failures are specta...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  16. MLB Power Rankings, Week 1

    Jonah Keri

    Welcome to the inaugural edition of Grantland's weekly MLB Power Rankings. Every Monday we'll size up all 30 teams, evaluating each one based on a combination of recent play, overall team quality, and statistical spelunking. Most teams have p...

    Blog | April 09, 2012