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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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Jesus Montero and the ice-cream sandwich of stupid

A busted prospect flips out when an unsubtle comment is made about his motivation and conditioning, but the joke is on the sender, not the recipient. And is it premature to say he's busted?

Batting Jeter second is all Girardi can do

It's not that the Yankees manager lacks choices, it's that he lacks alternatives.

MLB close to revising its asinine blackout policy

In an interview with the Associated Press, MLB Advanced Media head hocho Bob Bowman says the game's notorious blackout policy could soon be changed to allow cable subscribers to view local games...

MLB
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Angels' Garrett Richards out for season

The Anaheim Angels will have to try to hold onto the AL West lead without the services of their best starting pitcher after Garrett Richards suffered a torn patellar tendon in Wednesday night's game.

MLB
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Mo'ne Davis 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

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.

MLB
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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.

MLB
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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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