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Jon Lester picked Ryan Braun off in hilarious fashion

Jon Lester picked Ryan Braun off in hilarious fashion<p>MILWAUKEE — Moreso than any other team in baseball the last few years, the Brewers know how to …

Detroit Tigers: 1990’s All-Decade Team

The Detroit Tigers have rarely had entire decades quite as futile as the 1990’s. A look at the best to come out of a bad decade of baseball in the …

Tool Announce North American Tour Dates

Tool’s new album might come out sometime if you stop bothering them about it. In the meantime, Pitchfork points out that the band will hit the road …

New Albums

JUSTKIDS Unveils Colossal 21-Story Murals by Shepard Fairey & D*FACE in Las Vegas

A few months after the advent of JUSTKIDS’ Downtown Las Vegas mural transformation, the global art curator has picked up right where it left off, …

Streetwear

New Animated Film About Vincent Van Gogh Will Be Made Out of 65,000 Van Gogh-Style Paintings: Watch the Trailer and Making-Of Video

One of Akira Kurosawa’s last films, 1990’s <i>Dreams</i>, saw the Japanese master stretching out into more personal territory. A collection of short pieces …

Art

Spring Training Isn’t Totally Useless

Spring training is great for people who take time off of work and go to Arizona and Florida on purpose and for people who are so desperate for the …

Rockies’ new color of purple drawing mixed reviews in clubhouse

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The color purple — not bluish like a concord grape, and definitely not violet — is on the Rockies’ minds this spring.<p>In case you …

Can the Cubs repeat their brand of all-time awesome on defense?

The 2016 Chicago Cubs were the most extraordinary team in baseball history. Not because they won 103 games in the regular season -- there have been …

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5 benchmarks Yankees must reach to be legit contenders

TAMPA – Brian Cashman insists the Yankees are pursuing a championship banner, not “waving a white flag.”<p>The Yankees GM acknowledges the team is in …

Top MLB Prospects, Scouting Reports, Analysis

Is this the year the Mets' Fab 5 finally stays healthy?

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- From the far end of the clubhouse, David Wright gazed across the room at the side-by-side lockers of the men who will …

The Cubs used a radical strategy to shut down Bryce Harper, and it may have messed with his game

Across the board, Harper's batting numbers fell — his batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS all fell drastically from the year before.<p>According to ESPN's Eddie Matz, some people in the baseball world feel that Harper's slump originated from an eye-opening early-season …

Baseball

D-backs pitcher has great theory behind not shaving in months

Bradley, the No. 7 overall pick from the 2011 draft, hasn’t shaved since Halloween. He originally started eschewing the razor to take part in the …

Wil Myers credits turnaround to James Shields telling him to 'quit being a baby'

Myers' agent also told him to play through a minor wrist injury<p>Early in the spring, we start to see some very good articles from beat writers of …

Pittsburgh Pirates: C-

<b>Preliminary Grade (Jan. 27):</b> C-<p><b>Key moves since preliminary grade:</b> Acquired 2B Phil Gosselin from Diamondbacks for RHP Frank Duncan; acquired RHP Pat …

This perfect storm makes Yankees a World Series threat: Cashman

TAMPA — Add Brian Cashman to the chorus of Yankees voices who believe the youth movement underway doesn’t necessarily mean his club is preparing for …

Yankees Designate Richard Bleier For Assignment

The Yankees announced on Thursday that they’ve designated left-hander <b>Richard Bleier</b> for assignment in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for …

Baseball

Marlins manager Mattingly talks to the media

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly talks to the media on Feb. 14, 2017.

Orioles notes: Practice begins with Buck bunting

Orioles pitchers and catchers took the field for the first time and went through the usual PFP (pitchers’ fielding practice) drills and bullpen …

Who will be the Rangers' breakout players this spring; How Colby Lewis will be remembered

Are the Rangers at risk of losing their killer 1-2 punch? 3 reasons why Texas wouldn't keep Yu Darvish after 2017<p><b>Mosley:</b> I had great seats behind …

Desmond driven to learn first base with Rox

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A subject of conversation and consternation around Rockies camp is Ian Desmond signing a five-year, $70 million contact to play …

Baseball

The Beards Are Back In Town

Guess who just got back today?<p>Beards (on the faces of the Miami Marlins), that’s who. Before the start of last season, manager Don Mattingly banned …

Why Mets pitcher secretly couldn’t swing last year

PORT ST. LUCIE — Robert Gsellman is ready to show off a new weapon in his arsenal this spring: a bat.<p>The Mets pitcher underwent surgery last October …

Chris Sale: Why I won’t be shredding uniforms with the Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Chris Sale has seen the light. And the Red Sox’s world championship banners.<p>He’s changed for the better, he insisted, which means …

Chris Tillman's shoulder issue will test Orioles' rotation depth early in 2017

Tillman won't be able to make his fourth consecutive Opening Day start<p>The Baltimore Orioles opened spring training Monday and have already received …

Plenty of fits out there for remaining free agents

The Royals have done their part in uncluttering the free-agent market. But after they reunited ex-Cubs Travis Wood and Jason Hammel in the past week, …

Baseball

Josh Hamilton's body may be 'breaking down,' but he can still contribute to the Rangers

Rangers' Rougned Odor will play for Venezuela at World Baseball Classic in a 'difficult situation'<p>JD understands it's a honor to play in the event …