Steven Goldman

Baseball Editor

Steven Goldman is the MLB Editor for, 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.


Chase Headley trade possibly anticlimactic for all

Once the train pulls out of the station, the seats have lost their value.


Yankees trade for Chase Headley, should stop there

Despite myriad injuries and disappointing performances by veterans, the Yankees have hung in the AL East race. While they still have a chance to win a weak division, they need their prospects more...


Uggla's release caps horrific flameout, contract

The Braves made a bad decision that was first-guessed at the time, but no one could have anticipated just how thoroughly Uggla would fall apart.

Ignoring Tony Gwynn, MLB fails not him, but itself

The lack of a tribute to the fallen Hall of Famer It's not about what's right, it's about understanding the power of memory in baseball.


With so many out, All-Star Game's watered-down fun

You can call a player whatever you want, but the more substitutions you make the further from "All-Star" you get -- like a classic rock reunion tour notably missing a band's key members.


Babe Ruth debuted 100 years ago today

Home run king, Hall of Famer, patriotic symbol -- it all began 100 years ago today.

Masahiro Tanaka undergoes MRI; Yankees doomed

The free-agent ace, slammed in his last start, returned to New York to have his pitching arm scanned after complaining of elbow soreness. He's already been placed on the disabled list.


Ruth's hug means almost as much as Gehrig's speech

At the time, a hug between two greats of the game loomed almost as large as Gehrig's words -- and maybe it still should.

A's-Cubs trade breakdown

Billy Beane rolls the dice, the Cubs add a possible centerpiece, and both boldly jump ahead of the annual in-season trade market.

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