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Steven Goldman

Baseball Editor

Steven Goldman is the MLB Editor for SBNation.com, and founder of SB Nation's Yankees site Pinstriped Bible. Steve is also the author of Forging Genius: The Making of Casey Stengel; and editor and co-author of Mind Game, It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over, and Extra Innings.

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Mo'ne is a kid, not a prospect or gender pioneer

And she's sure as hell not a painting. Treating her as anything but what she is, a 13-year-old, is the height of objectification, making her a symbol instead of a kid playing a kid's game. Her...

Royals in 1st place; enjoy it while it lasts

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We cling to hope when an undergunned team makes a run at the postseason, but it's probably all ephemeral, a fragile bubble -- not that anyone wants to hear that. Or write it.

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Congrats, Commissioner Manfred! Welcome to hell

Rob Manfred has just been hired for the best job in the world with the worst bosses in the world.

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Robin Williams and a baseball film he never made

"Thank you very much. You're on your own. Good night." -- Robin Williams, 1978.

Jeter is better than Honus Wagner, & that's final

There's confusion as to whether players born in the 1800s are better than modern players. Some say Honus Wagner's stats make him better than Derek Jeter. He was, but only against his contemporaries.

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More players may be implicated in Biogenesis case

As Biogenesis mastermind (word used guardedly) Anthony Bosch surrenders to the DEA, ESPN's T.J. Quinn reports that new player names have been revealed by the investigation.

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Brett Gardner a harbinger of things to come

Even before his recent power surge, the Yankees left fielder was having a quietly great year, one that should be an example to the coming generation of all-around hitters. And then we can all shut...

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In defense of the Yankees' trade deadline deals

The Yankees didn't acquire anyone resembling a star player, but Brian Cashman's patchwork might be enough. Meanwhile, Bill Madden remains hackish and the Diamondbacks continue to perplex.

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