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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. X Games Barcelona -- One packed day at X Games

    Jim Caple

    There's no better way to learn what X Games is all about than to see it live -- all of it

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2013
  10. In uniforms, ugly usually becomes cool

    Jim Caple

    It was challenging rooting for the Mariners in their early years. Well, actually, with seven last-place seasons in the past nine years, no postseasons in the past 12 years and no World Series EVER, it's still challenging to root for the Mariners. ...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. The high cost of fandom at MLB spring training

    Jim Caple

    Sure, spring training can still be an idyllic experience. Baseball. Sun. Relaxation. An escape from winter. But the pennies you'll pay to enjoy it are getting prettier all the time.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  14. Switching MLB teams without alienating fans

    Jim Caple

    There's a right way and a wrong way to change teams in Major League Baseball. Just ask Kevin Youkilis. And Josh Hamilton. And their (former) fans.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  15. The Off Base State of the Game address on MLB

    Jim Caple

    The president spoke to the nation Tuesday night. Now it's Off Base's turn. And you know what? Compared to the state of the union, Major League Baseball looks marvelous.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  16. The World Series should borrow from the Super Bowl

    Jim Caple

    Why can't the World Series be more like the Super Bowl? You know, with glitz and glamour and, oh yeah, competitive matchups.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013