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Joe Sheehan

All Joe Sheehan Stories

May 09, 2016

TREND SPOTTING

POWER RANGERS. FIFTEEN YEARS ago baseball seemed to be in crisis, as balls left parks in numbers never before seen. The three highest ...

Oct. 26, 2015

The Wait of History

The four teams that reached the League Championship Series prove that the best things—like building a pennant winner—often take time

Aug. 24, 2015

KEEPING THE FARM

THE BLUE JAYS have caught up to the Yankees this month by following the Bronx Bombers' old playbook. Over the past three years Toronto ...

Aug. 10, 2015

Here's The Deal

Lessons learned from a frenzied major league trade deadlline

Oct. 12, 2015

DEREK HOLLAND

Jon Daniels's July trades for ace Cole Hamels and relievers Jake Diekman and Sam Dyson were critical in the Rangers' surprising push to the ...

Oct. 15, 2012

Wash Out?

The Rangers built the foundation of a dynasty on the watch of Ron Washington, but his tactical deficiencies exposed him yet again in October

Feb. 25, 2013

DEBUT! DEBUT!

New faces, new places and the usual questions that mark the beginning of spring training. Anybody need an outfielder, for starters?

May 09, 2011

Minnesota Flats

Yes, three top players have collapsed—but there are deeper reasons for the struggling Twins to worry

Oct. 13, 2014

Beautiful Minds

Watching Ned Yost manage is enough to drive a left-brained analyst crazy. And seeing him succeed is part of the joy of October baseball

July 05, 2010

Knuckling Down

After a slow start, the Mets rallied behind two back-of-the-rotation pitchers. But can they stay in the race?

May 10, 2010

Value Judgment

A crowded market may mean less cash for sluggers next winter

Dec. 06, 2010

Whipping Post

Want a big-ticket Japanese starter? Beware the high price of negotiating with them—and their shaky history

April 29, 2013

Short Story

MANNY MACHADO'S ADEPT HANDLING OF THE HOT CORNER SHOULD NOT PREVENT THE O'S FROM MOVING HIM BACK TO THE MIDDLE

June 01, 2009

Tiger's Tale

The hot start of Justin Verlander, after a rough 2008 season, shows that he's on a career path similar to that of the recently retired Kevin Brown.

Sept. 03, 2012

Extreme Makeover

The Dodgers emphatically tore up their roster by raiding the listless, top-heavy Red Sox. The trick now is to avoid becoming Boston

April 26, 2010

Close Minded

The Orioles' 2010 season is about building and development, laying the base for a team that could contend in 2012. But that doesn't make a ...

May 10, 2010

Runs, Please

Cliff Lee came off the DL last Friday and threw seven shutout innings for the Mariners, a feat that would have been more celebrated had he ...

June 07, 2010

No Offense ...

But a wave of pitching talent is dominating hitters in both leagues. Another perfect game? It's no fluke