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  1. Playoff watch: Good job, Pirates!

    David Schoenfield

    Some quick thoughts on the most important results and plays of the day, and a look forward to Wednesday. Key at-bat of the day: The Pirates had surrendered a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the eighth, but Travis Snider pinch-hit for Vin Mazzaro leadin...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  2. A night in baseball: What we learned

    David Schoenfield

    One year ago -- 368 days to be exact -- Freddie Freeman batted in the bottom of the 13th inning with one out and grounded a 3-2 pitch from the Phillies' David Herndon to first base. John Mayberry Jr. started a 3-6-3 double play and the Braves' season...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  3. A quick note about Paul Konerko

    David Schoenfield

    Paul Konerko went 2-for-4 on Opening Day and hasn't really stopped hitting. Since May 15, however, he's hit .600 (24-for-40) with five home runs, four doubles and 14 RBIs in 11 games, raising his season line to .395/.471/.672, the second-highest OPS ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  4. Moreland starts at first base for Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    A day after Mike Napoli's throwing error led to two unearned runs, Mitch Moreland is back at first base for the Texas Rangers, making his first postseason start since Game 5 of the ALCS and only his second since Game 2 of the ALCS. Moreland is con...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  5. Max Scherzer becomes key player in series

    David Schoenfield

    If there's one piece of good news for the Detroit Tigers, it's that Sunday's rainout means Max Scherzer received an extra day of rest before his Game 2 start. Scherzer had thrown 32 pitches in a relief outing against the Yankees in Game 5 of the Divi...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  6. Brewers benefit from D-backs' mistakes

    David Schoenfield

    Sometimes risks are calculated gambles that pay off. Sometimes risks are just dumb. The Brewers, after winning Game 1 over the Diamondbacks, took a calculated gamble by starting Zack Greinke on three days' rest in Game 2. Greinke had started th...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  7. The wild-card races we already have

    David Schoenfield

    On Aug. 30, 1978, Dennis Eckersley pitched a complete-game five-hitter to lead the Red Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Blue Jays. They were 84-47 and led the AL East by 7.5 games over the Yankees. The Sox played a doubleheader that day. Thanks to Ji...

    Blog | September 25, 2011
  8. Podcast: AL West, LoMo, Hall of Fame

    David Schoenfield

    ESPN.com's very own Jerry Crasnick joined us on Thursday's Baseball Today . Some of the items we discussed: 1. Here come the Angels! But should the Angels start Jered Weaver on three days' rest? Jerry and I disagreed. 2. Will Alex Rodriguez's i...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  9. Thursday links: Check 'em out

    David Schoenfield

    Some stuff to check out as we wait for day baseball to begin ... Page 2 had a Q&A with Hall of Famer Al Kaline, whose grandson Colin was drafted this year by the Tigers. Jim Caple interviews Curtis Granderson ... and imagines Alex Rodriguez...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  10. Astros shouldn't deal Pence, Rodriguez

    David Schoenfield

    It all fell apart for the Houston Astros on ... well, on Opening Day. Brett Myers had pitched seven strong innings against the Philadelphia Phillies and the Astros took a 4-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth. Closer Brandon Lyon entered, faced seve...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  11. Where do winning pitchers come from?

    David Schoenfield

    Email from Page 2's DJ Gallo this morning, subject matter: Depressing Stat 'o the Day! "Maholm beat the Nationals for the first time in eight career starts and tied Zach Duke as PNC Park's all-time wins leader with 31." [PNC Park opened in 2001....

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  12. Opening Day 2: Ubaldo Jimenez struggles

    David Schoenfield

    Ubaldo Jimenez allowed just seven runs over his first 11 starts in 2010. His 2011 debut was a little ugly, with six runs in six innings, including home runs to Miguel Montero and Justin Upton. Most worrisome (yes, it's Opening Day, so all worry even ...

    Blog | April 01, 2011
  13. Opening Day 2: Things I'm watching

    David Schoenfield

    Only 2,424 games left in the regular season ... (and, yes, I mean that in a good way). A quick tour of stuff to pay attention to today: Halladay1. You couldn't ask for an easier opponent for Roy Halladay to set the tone for Philly's fab rotatio...

    Blog | April 01, 2011
  14. Opening Day observations, part 2

    David Schoenfield

    1. Should the Brewers panic about John Axford? I think they should be nervous. He was legit last season, with 11.8 K's per nine, but he may have been a little lucky by allowing just one home run. His career minor league BB/9 rate was 6.0, which he cu...

    Blog | March 31, 2011