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  1. Jonathan Papelbon plods on as Philadelphia Phillies closer

    Whether it's as a Phillie or member of a different team, closer Jonathan Papelbon just wants to feel wanted by his employer.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2015
  2. Updated team win-loss projections, playoff odds and World Series ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski updates his MLB win-loss projections, playoff odds and World Series odds, using the ZiPS formula, which shows that the true playoff contenders have emerged, but there are still no clear World Series favorites.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  3. World Series finishes up with record-low rating

    The San Francisco Giants' sweep of the Detroit Tigers set a record low for the World Series' television ratings.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  4. World Series Game 2 draws record-low rating

    The Giants' shutout of the Detroit Tigers drew a record-low television rating for Game 2 of the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2012
  5. Postseason shares for St. Louis Cardinals worth $323,170

    A full postseason share for the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals was worth $323,170, up slightly from last year but still below the record set in 2009.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  6. Six other great teams that didn't win

    David Schoenfield

    On Monday, I wrote about the 2001 Seattle Mariners, the best team never to reach the World Series. That club won an all-time record-tying 116 games, and led the AL in runs scored (927) and fewest runs allowed (627). Here are six other great teams tha...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  7. MLB - Exposing red flags of Philadelphia Phillies

    Dayn Perry

    Dayn Perry looks at the Philadelphia Phillies, a team with the best record in baseball, and writes that even the World Series favorites have issues to address as October nears.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2011
  8. Right field a sore spot for Phillies, Red Sox

    Eric Karabell

    The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies begin a three-game series Tuesday in what has been termed a potential World Series preview. Of course, owning two of the better win-loss records in baseball isn't the only thing they have in common. E...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  9. Boston Red Sox J.D. Drew, Philadelphia Phillies Domonic Brown amo...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the disappointing fantasy seasons by right fielders for the Phillies and Red Sox, who begin a series on Tuesday.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  10. MLB - Momentum is meaningless heading into postseason baseball

    Tom Haberstroh

    In ESPN The Magazine, Tom Haberstroh explains why momentum down the stretch of the baseball season is nothing more than a myth when it comes to playoff success. In fact, playoff-bound teams should be employing strategies that ignore wins and losses.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2010
  11. Rick Reilly: Moyer joins a very elite club

    Rick Reilly

    With each passing start, Jamie Moyer seems to eclipse another milestone. But his most recent milestone is one that Rick Reilly thinks we should celebrate.

    Story | June 29, 2010
  12. Accounting error means New York Yankees' World Series shares don'...

    A full share for the World Series champion New York Yankees was revised to $350,030 by the commissioner's office after an accounting error was discovered that caused three people to be left off the original distribution list.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2010
  13. World Series ratings up from record low last season

    World Series television ratings bounced back from last year's record lows.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2009
  14. Matsui's bat drives Yankees to 27th World Series crown

    The New York Yankees have won the World Series, beating the defending champion Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 in Game 6 behind Hideki Matsui's record-tying six RBIs.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 04, 2009
  15. World Series: New York Yankees DH Hideki Matsui becomes first Jap...

    Hideki Matsui did all sorts of damage Wednesday night, setting a record with six RBIs in a World Series clincher and leading the New York Yankees over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2009
  16. Strikeout king: Ryan Howard missing in World Series

    Coming off a huge NLCS, Ryan Howard is on a record strikeout pace in the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2009