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  1. Big Papi back to putting up big numbers

    Aug 27, 2009, 12:41 PM EDT

    Remember when David Ortiz was hitting just .185 with one homer through two months and people were quick to write him off as washed up? Turns out, not so much. Ortiz went deep twice last night, including a walk-off blast that curled around Pesky Pole in the bottom of the ninth inning, and has now…

  2. And That Happened: Sunday's scores and highlights

    Aug 3, 2009, 7:00 AM EDT

    Hello all. I’m pinch-hitting for Craig as he works on perfecting his Perry Mason imitation. Go easy on me. I can’t even imitate Rusty Hardin. Dodgers 9, Braves 1: Chad Billingsley struck out nine in five innings, but Joe Torre sat him down after the pitcher came down with a cramp in his hamstring. Billingsley’s…

  3. Midseason AL Most Valuable Player

    Jul 15, 2009, 4:29 PM EDT

    I went with Zack Greinke as AL MVP one-third of the way through the season, but he’s fallen back to the pack by posting a 3.97 ERA since the beginning of June. The focus will return to the position players this time around. Here’s the top 16, according to VORP: 1. Joe Mauer – 46.22.…

  4. Halladay and Lincecum named All-Star starters

    Jul 13, 2009, 11:53 AM EDT

    Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum have been chosen to start tomorrow night’s All-Star game and both managers revealed their lineups this morning: AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE1. Ichiro Suzuki, RF 1. Hanley Ramirez, SS2. Derek Jeter, SS 2. Chase Utley, 2B3. Joe Mauer, C 3. Albert Pujols, 1B4. Mark Teixeira, 1B 4. Ryan Braun, RF5. Jason…

  5. All-Star rosters announced

    Jul 5, 2009, 3:00 PM EDT

    The rosters for the 80th Midsummer Classic were just released. Here’s a breakdown of the two squads. National League: Starters: Yadier Molina, Albert Pujols, Chase Utley, Hanley Ramirez, David Wright, Ryan Braun, Raul Ibanez, Carlos Beltran Reserves: Brian McCann, Prince Fielder, Adrian Gonzalez, Ryan Howard, Orlando Hudson, Freddy Sanchez, Miguel Tejada, Ryan Zimmerman, Brad Hawpe,…

  6. Five Breakthrough First Half Performers

    Jul 4, 2009, 2:17 PM EDT

    This Fourth of July weekend I’ll take stock of a few breakout performers and duds of the first half and possible breakthrough performers for the second half. First, five breakthrough stars of the first half: Edwin Jackson: Doesn’t It feel like we have been talking about this guy forever? Blessed with a mid-90s fastball and…

  7. Projecting the AL All-Star roster – Take 2

    Jun 30, 2009, 5:25 PM EDT

    With All-Star balloting set to wrap up this week, I’m going to try projecting the AL All-Star roster one more time. Here’s what I went with four weeks ago (starters in bold): C – Joe Mauer, Victor Martinez1B – Kevin Youkilis, Justin Morneau, Mark Teixeira2B – Ian Kinsler, Aaron Hill, Dustin Pedroia3B – Evan Longoria,…

  8. Projecting the AL All-Star roster – Take 2

    Jun 30, 2009, 3:25 PM EDT

    With All-Star balloting set to wrap up this week, I’m going to try projecting the AL All-Star roster one more time. Here’s what I went with four weeks ago (starters in bold): C – Joe Mauer, Victor Martinez1B – Kevin Youkilis, Justin Morneau, Mark Teixeira2B – Ian Kinsler, Aaron Hill, Dustin Pedroia3B – Evan Longoria,…

  9. Daily Dose: Cardinals bring in help for Pujols

    Jun 28, 2009, 11:45 PM EDT

    Acquired from Cleveland for Chris Perez plus a player to be named later, Mark DeRosa jumped right into St. Louis’ cleanup spot Sunday and went 0-for-3 with a walk hitting behind Albert Pujols. While not a prototypical cleanup hitter, DeRosa has batted .280/.364/.473 with 34 homers and 43 doubles since the beginning of last year,…

  10. And That Happened: Wednesday's scores and recaps

    Jun 25, 2009, 5:45 AM EDT

    Marlins 5, Orioles 2: Ricky Nolasco has been a completely different pitcher since his little jaunt to New Orleans to get his pyloric valve opened or whatever the hell is was. In his four starts since his return, he’s given up two earned runs, two earned runs, one earned run and last night zero earned…

  11. Projections and Paces – Blue Jays

    Jun 18, 2009, 6:11 PM EDT

    The article below is meant to provide a quick look at how my preseason projections match up with the paces of select major league hitters. Alex Rios 2008: .291/.337/.461, 15 HR, 91 R, 79 RBI, 32 SB in 635 ABProj..: .299/.355/.502, 25 HR, 96 R, 89 RBI, 21 SB in 613 ABPace: .278/.336/.454, 22 HR,…

  12. Projecting the AL All-Star roster

    Jun 2, 2009, 5:15 PM EDT

    Following yesterday’s attempt at the guessing the NL roster, here’s a preview of the potential AL All-Star roster. Catchers Starter: Joe MauerBackups: Victor Martinez Martinez is listed as a catcher on the ballot, so he’s the obvious choice to back up Mauer. If the AL goes with three catchers, then Jason Varitek and Mike Napoli…

  13. RAR has Longoria, Ibanez as MVPs through May

    Jun 1, 2009, 1:08 PM EDT

    Fan Graphs is a site that I couldn’t live without and has a great stat called Runs Above Replacement (RAR) that combines offensive and defensive contributions while comparing players to “replacement-level” guys at the same position. For example, how many runs would the Cardinals lose if they had to replace Albert Pujols with a random…

  14. Video: Ben Revere robs Rajai Davis of a home run

    Mar 29, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    Ben Revere

    Ben Revere broke a promise to Rajai Davis when the Phillies’ left fielder robbed a home run.

  15. White Sox claim Kyle Drabek off waivers from Blue Jays

    Mar 27, 2015, 4:40 PM EDT

    Kyle Drabek

    Drabek was once a top prospect and the Blue Jays acquired him from the Phillies in the Roy Halladay trade.

  16. Video: Alex Rodriguez’s spring training debut

    Mar 4, 2015, 3:54 PM EDT

    alex rodriguez head

    A-Rod singled in his first at-bat.

  17. Chase Utley still not recovered from January ankle injury

    Mar 2, 2015, 11:50 AM EDT

    utley getty

    GM says “they’re not going to play him for a little while.”

  18. Royals are only looking at Joe Blanton as a reliever

    Feb 27, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Joe Blanton

    “The only way he is really going to help us is in the bullpen.”

  19. Giants sign Ronny Cedeno

    Feb 27, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v Philadelphia Phillies

    Cedeno had a brief stint in the majors last season with the Phillies.

  20. Cliff Lee faces hitters for the first time since July

    Feb 25, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT

    cliff lee shadow getty

    He’s owed $25 million this season and $27.5 million or a $12 million buyout for 2016.

  21. Dodgers sign Chad Gaudin

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:21 AM EDT

    Miami Marlins v San Francisco Giants

    Los Angeles is stockpiling pitching depth.

  22. Marlins hire Lenny Harris as new assistant hitting coach

    Feb 19, 2015, 11:46 AM EDT

    Lenny Harris Marlins

    Harris is MLB’s all-time leader in pinch-hits.

  23. Orioles sign Jayson Nix

    Feb 17, 2015, 5:10 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Toronto Blue Jays

    Nix has spent parts of seven seasons in the majors playing for eight different teams, including the Royals, Pirates, and Phillies last year.

  24. Astros add rotation depth by signing Roberto Hernandez

    Feb 12, 2015, 3:15 PM EDT

    Roberto Hernandez

    The pitcher formerly known as Fausto Carmona.

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