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The Great Baseball Skills Competition: Kings of the hill
Welcome to the Great Baseball Skills Competition, a week-long breakdown and ranking of baseball's elite and unique talents. Each day this week, we're taking an aspect of the game and profiling the players who best demonstrate specific skills, such as hitting a fastball, snapping off a nasty
'Here I come to save the day!' Eaton likes Mighty Mouse look
Adam Eaton is the shortest player on the Washington Nationals' 40-man roster
Harper won't elaborate on 'exactly why' 2016 was down year
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper says he knows "exactly why" his production dipped last season from his MVP-winning performance a year earlier _ but he is not elaborating
Mullet makeover: What LeBron James, Tom Brady and Tiger Woods would look like with Jaromir Jagr hair
On Wednesday, Feb. 15, as we celebrate Jaromir Jagr's 45th birthday, we are going to great lengths to honor the man, the myth and the mullet. When he broke into the league with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1990-91, the kid from Kladno had tremendous talents, sick skills and luscious locks. And even
Vote: Who is most likely to have a bounce-back season in 2017?
For several of baseball's biggest names, something unusual happened in 2016 -- they struggled. Coming off of an MVP season, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper batted just .243 with only 24 home runs last year. Following his 2015 Cy Young season, Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel 's
Who's primed for a comeback in 2017?
The impression of a bad season is created by many things. Sometimes a truly great season is impossible to duplicate the following year. Sometimes injuries or age cause a decline in statistics. And sometimes players are just inexcusably bad. The good news is that most of them have an opportunity the
Victor Martinez: Worst. Baserunner. Ever?
I want you to watch Victor Martinez play baseball for about eight seconds, from the moment his Detroit Tigers teammate Justin Upton puts this ball in play to when Upton kicks his leg up after rounding first base: This might be the least exceptional baseball highlight of the 2016 season. Baseball
Bryce Harper reaches $13.625M deal with Nationals
The Washington Nationals and star outfielder Bryce Harper agreed to a one-year deal for $13,625,000 on Friday, a source told ESPN's Buster Olney. Harper will again avoid arbitration. He did so before the 2014 season by signing a two-year deal that paid him $5 million this past season. In 2015,
Bartolo's blast among strange but true feats that make MLB great
So here it is, the last week of December. And you know what I can't get out of my head? Bartolo Colon 's home run. Yeah, really. What the heck is wrong with me, anyway? And then I realize. Nothing is wrong with me. I'm thinking about Bartolo's magical home run because it makes me laugh -- but also