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Only A Blog
October 16th, 2014

The Best Pictures From MLB’s Playoffs (So Far)

From a sullen Buck Showalter to a horizontal Mike Moustakas, Only A Game has compiled the best photos from the first three rounds of the 2014 MLB playoffs.

In Depth
October 4th, 2014

MLB Playoffs: A Guide For Haters

For the second year, the New York Yankees failed to reach the playoffs. So who are MLB fans supposed to root against this October? Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal has updated his “Hateability Index” of the least loveable teams in baseball.

Only A Blog
October 2nd, 2014

Eight Reasons To Rejoice During MLB’s Playoffs

Still despairing the departure of summer? Here’s something to cheer you up — postseason baseball! Only A Game has your MLB playoff primer.

October 5th, 2013

The Math Behind The “MLB Hateability Index”

With the Yankees out of the picture, which team should baseball fans root against this postseason? Brian Costa and his colleagues at the Wall Street Journal crunched the numbers and came up with an answer.

Only A Blog
August 23rd, 2013

The $1-Million Question: Should Brian Wilson Shave His Beard?

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson is back in the big leagues after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and his beard hasn’t missed a beat. Now a razor company is offering him a chance to earn $1 million on the side.

July 6th, 2013

Tim Kurkjian: MLB Midseason Report

It’s almost time for the All Star break, and there are surprises all around the league. ESPN baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian joins Bill to survey the first half of the MLB season.

July 21st, 2012

Jarrin’s Heaven: Over 50 Years Of Dodgers’ Games

Most baseball fans know Vin Scully, who’s been with the Dodgers since before the team moved from Brooklyn to L.A.. But one other announcer has been there nearly as long. Reporter Susan Valot caught up with Jaime Jarrin, the Dodgers’ Spanish-language radio announcer, who’s in his 54th year calling Dodger games.

In Depth
June 30th, 2012

Perfect Games: A Trend Or Just Plain Luck?

At the end of June, baseball fans have already witnessed two perfect games and two no-hitters. Is it a trend or a coincidental string of randomness? Bill Littlefield investigates.

Sports History
May 26th, 2012

Short Seasons: Should The Championships Get An Asterisk?

After a lockout-shortened regular season the NBA Finals are just around the corner. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou takes a look at previous shortened seasons in professional sports and how history views the teams that succeeded in them.

March 31st, 2012

Sold! Dodgers Go To Group Led By Magic Johnson

On Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers were sold for more than $2 billion, the highest price ever paid for a sports franchise. The ownership group includes Magic Johnson and former baseball executive Stan Kasten. Steve Dilbeck of the L.A. times joins Bill to discuss the sale and what it means for the Dodgers.

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