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  1. Russell Martin among unsung heroes of 2013 season - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Russell Martin leads a list of 2013's unsung heroes.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  2. Future in doubt for Jason Grilli

    Eric Karabell

    Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jason Grilli entered Monday as the No. 2 closer on the ESPN Player Rater, but when the day ended he had left his save opportunity with a few more runs allowed and a sore forearm, with his future in doubt and with plent...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  3. Analyzing deals for Scutaro, Escobar

    Keith Law

    Running through the various minor deals of the last 24 hours or so ... • I don't think much of Yunel Escobar, not as a hitter and especially not as a human being after the eye black incident, but I can't blame the Tampa Bay Rays ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  4. Breaking down the deals for Yunel Escobar, Marco Scutaro and othe...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down the deals for Yunel Escobar, Marco Scutaro and others.

    Blog | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Blue Jays 2, Mets 0

    Adam Rubin

    Recap | Box score | Photos TORONTO -- A quick take on the Mets' 2-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre. WHAT IT MEANS: The Mets remain over .500, with a 21-19 record. But the rest of the NL East also is above b...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  6. Six things to know about Opening Day

    ESPN Stats & Info

    The first six of the 2,430 scheduled MLB games this season will be played on Thursday. Here's one thing you need to know about each: Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees, 1 ET on ESPN The Yankees have won the last 10 times they have played an Openi...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  7. Coming up short at short

    Peter W Hjort III

    Back in December, Sports Illustrated's Tim Marchman had an interesting idea about how a creative GM could leverage a talent drought at shortstop into an opportunity: Stop and think about this question for a moment: How many really good shortstops ar...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  8. Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez could be in for regression than...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft takes a closer look at plate discipline and how it affects hitters like Carlos Gonzalez, Andres Torres and Colby Rasmus.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2010
  9. Travis Wood of Cincinnati Reds gets no run support again, Gordon ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Sunday in the big leagues, including another stellar effort from Travis Wood and a multihit game from Gordon Beckham.

    Blog | Conversation | July 19, 2010
  10. New Toronto Blue Jays SS Yunel Escobar says Braves misunderstood ...

    Yunel Escobar says he was misunderstood in Atlanta, and Toronto Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston intends to provide his newly acquired shortstop a clean slate in a different city.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2010
  11. MLB: The Atlanta Braves' swap of Yunel Escobar was better on the ...

    Keith Law

    Most MLB fans are going to know Yunel Escobar and Alex Gonzalez; they play at that level. If you want to know the minor league side of this deal, though -- who won and lost there -- that's where Keith Law comes in. Turns out ATL did better on that front.

    Blog | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  12. MLB: As the second half begins, Atlanta Braves are team to beat i...

    Buster Olney

    Several pundits questioned the Yunel Escobar-Alex Gonzalez swap. Not Buster Olney. As the second half of 2010 begins, those Atlanta Braves look like the team to beat in the NL East -- and getting rid of the inconsistent Escobar helped cement them.

    Blog | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  13. Buy low on Escobar, sell high on Gonzalez

    Eric Karabell

    It took fantasy owners about a month to buy into power-hitting Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Alex Gonzalez. It appears that now the Atlanta Braves are believers as well. Gonzalez was traded back to the National League on Wednesday along with a pair of...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  14. Yunel Escobar could bounce back after trade to Toronto Blue Jays;...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell assesses the fantasy values of Yunel Escobar and Alex Gonzalez after they were traded for each other on Wednesday.

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  15. Atlanta Braves get shortstop Alex Gonzalez from Toronto Blue Jays...

    The Braves acquired shortstop Alex Gonzalez, who has 17 home runs at the All-Star break, on Wednesday in a five-player trade with the Toronto Blue Jays.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  16. MLB: In dealing for Yunel Escobar, the Blue Jays made a solid pla...

    Dan Szymborski

    The organizations associated with the 1992 World Series made a deal in mid-July 2010, with Yunel Escobar going from the Braves to the Blue Jays. Just like the '92 Series, Dan Szymborski explains, the Jays won and the Braves lost.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2010