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  1. Enjoy the moment, Kansas City Royals fans!

    Jim Caple

    For the first time in 29 years, the Royals are in the World Series. Yes, it's good times in K.C.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  2. MLB - ALCS matchup means end of misery for fans of either Kansas ...

    Jim Caple

    For Orioles fans, it has been since 1983. For Royals fans, it's been since 1985. So which fan base has endured the most pain since it last cheered a World Series team?

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  3. MLB - Who to root for and why in the playoffs

    Jim Caple

    The playoffs are here and you've got decisions to make. Who to cheer? Who to jeer? It's our annual Rootability Index.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2014
  4. MLB - September pennant races feature title-starved teams

    Jim Caple

    It seems like forever since the Royals were in a World Series. Or the Orioles. Or the A's. Or the Dodgers. Or . . . oh boy, it's going to be a fun finish to this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  5. MLB - Connections through a softball championship and cancer

    Jim Caple

    Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  6. MLB - How to spend your summer baseball vacation

    Jim Caple

    It's officially summer (finally!), and you've got time off coming. Here's how to spend some quality baseball time with the family on your summer vacation.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2014
  7. MLB - Minor leaguer Joe Jackson carries an infamous baseball name...

    Jim Caple

    Saddled with one of the most infamous names in baseball history? Not a problem for Joe Jackson, the great great great nephew of Shoeless Joe and a minor leaguer with the Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  8. MLB -- Off Base's off-base offseason predictions

    Jim Caple

    It's safe to take that long winter's nap now. You're up to speed on baseball's next few months. (Or you will be, after you read Off Base's offseason predictions.)

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  9. MLB - Game 6 of World Series has glorious history

    Jim Caple

    Say what you will about Game 7. Nothin' compares with what World Series history has given us in Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  10. MLB -- Umps correctly fixed blown call

    Jim Caple

    With Max Scherzer, the AL's best pitcher, on the mound for Game 6, the Tigers like their chances.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  11. MLB battle of the World Series beards between Red Sox and Cardina...

    Jim Caple

    This World Series features two evenly-matched sets of . . . facial hair? Yep, the Cardinals and Red Sox both rock the beards like never before.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  12. MLB's West Coast teams face unfair travel schedules

    Jim Caple

    As the season winds down, so does the patience of teams on the West Coast who face an unfair number of cross-country road trips.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  13. MLB Misery Index of suffering among fans of woeful teams

    Jim Caple

    The 2013 Cubs are losers again. But do they put their fans through more despair than any other team? It's time for another Misery Index.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  14. How to make the MLB draft better

    Jim Caple

    They call them "competitive balance" picks. But the way they're going to work in this year's MLB draft is waaaaaay off base.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  15. Caple: Jeff Samardzija's tough side

    Jim Caple

    CHICAGO -- Baseball players aren't as tough as football players. When it rains, baseball players dash for cover in the dugout (unless the commissioner is in attendance and it's the World Series). If it snows, they might not even venture onto the f...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  16. Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija brings football mentality to mound

    Jim Caple

    What do you get when you cross a football player with a pitcher? You get one tough S.O.B. You get the Cubs' Jeff Samardzija, bloody finger and all.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2013