MLB Designated Columnists

Albert Pujols home run 500: Doing it backwards

Albert Pujols reaches a career milestone, but who does it have meaning to, and who should it have meaning to?

Bryce Harper: Worst human being on Earth RIGHT NOW

The Nationals "narrow their eyes" as to Bryce Harper's motivations. As long as he produces, his motives don't truly matter.

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Revisiting Aaron Harang and his new 'no-hit' style

For both pitchers and writers, sometimes things don't work out the way you plan -- but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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Crazy Sandy finally deals Ike Davis

The Mets traded Ike Davis to Pittsburgh, which reminds general manager Sandy Alderson in a way much like a popular New York salesman from decades ago.

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Sean Doolittle 5-year extension: Not that weird

The A's extend their left-handed reliever for something like the rest of time. Good idea or bad?

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Juan Lagares Trek

Sometimes fate saves you from your own ineptitude.

Can the same men who broke the White Sox fix them?

Despite a 99-loss season, there was no housecleaning in the front office. Now those who let the White Sox crumble on their watch are charged with being smarter. Are they capable?

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To the Mats with Eduardo Nunez hate mail

To the mats with reader mail and Nunez-inspired hostility.

Yasiel Puig was late for work, got benched, woohoo

Is anyone learning anything from this? Puig? Maybe. Don Mattingly? Also maybe.

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