For the Cubs, a door closes and a conspiracy theory opens; poetry in wartime between pitchers and mascots; and a small career lost in service.
Have the Rays really had a higher number of drug-related suspensions? And if so, should that be a cause for concern?
There are certain rules about changeup usage. The Rays, unsurprisingly, aren’t beholden to those rules.
One of baseball’s best-hitting teams adds one of baseball’s best-hitting prospects.
The second installment of a five-part series on the pressing questions confronting each team in 2013.
Comparing the rotations of the Rays and Brewers reveals two organizations with drastically different philosophies about pitching mechanics.
The 2013 Rays must overcome the loss of their top home-run hitter and innings-pitched leader from the 2012 season.
What determines whether borderline big leaguers languish in Triple-A obscurity or play a part on a major-league team’s 25-man?
Was the Royals’ strategy in their swap of Wil Myers and more prospects for James Shields and Wade Davis based on a broken windows theory?
Ben and Sam weigh in on the Rays-Royals trade involving James Shields and Wil Myers a day after the dust settles.
The Royals get their front-line pitcher, and the Rays get their front-line prospect.
Ben and Sam discuss Evan Longoria’s second extension and why players aren’t holding out for a bigger slice of the revenue pie.
Is Jose Molina a stealth MVP candidate? Ben looks for photographic evidence.