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  1. Clearing the bases: Concerns about Gio

    Rob Neyer

    First base: Great win, bad start. The Nationals pulled out a wild 11-10 victory over the Brewers in 11 innings, scoring six runs off the Brewers bullpen duo of Francisco Rodriguez and John Axford (how terrible have those two been?). But cause for con...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  2. Podcast: Aces, Oswalt, angry coach

    Rob Neyer

    It wasn't exactly a rainbows and unicorns day on the Wednesday edition of the Baseball Today podcast as Keith Law and discussed injured pitchers, an angry pitching coach and more. 1. Yep, stick a fork in the Angels and Phillies now that their aces...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  3. Podcast: Predictions from Eric and Keith

    Rob Neyer

    It's the day before the best day of the year and Eric and Keith go around the diamond on Wednesday's Baseball Today podcast , discussing: Who closes in Philly, Jose Contreras or Ryan Madson, with Brad Lidge out? MLB's new concussion protocols: A ...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  4. Stat Shots: Yes, the Philly rotation is good

    Rob Neyer

    ESPN Stats & Information provides a statistical breakdown of teams, players and MLB history....

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  5. Jack Morris just doesn't pass muster

    Rob Neyer

    In the latest entry in Joe Posnanski's Hall of Fame blowout, Joe gives the thumbs-down -- reluctantly, I'm sure, because Joe's such a nice guy -- to Harold Baines, John Franco, Juan Gonzalez, Don Mattingly, John Olerud, Dave Parker, Lee Smith, and .....

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  6. Rays don't need a new home, but ...

    Rob Neyer

    Tony Lee asks which team most needs a new stadium, and doesn't have much trouble coming up with the answer. Lee's big finish: All but eight of the 30 current stadiums in use in the majors were opened in the last 20 years, but those that are older ar...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  7. My dozen favorite baseball movies

    Rob Neyer

    Inspired by this crazy list of the 50 best baseball movies, I came up with my own list of baseball movies I can tolerate: 1. Bull Durham 2. The Natural 3. Eight Men Out 4. The Bad News Bears 5. Fever Pitch 6. 61* 7. Major League 8. A League...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  8. Rangers add to international cast of righties

    Rob Neyer

    Well, this is a nice little collection the Rangers are building. Richard Durrett: The Texas Rangers signed free agent pitcher Yoshinori Tateyama on Tuesday to a one-year contract with two years of club options. Tateyama, a right-hander who turns...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  9. Rockies jump gun with Tulo's new deal

    Rob Neyer

    According to the Denver Post, Troy Tulowitzki has a massive new deal that keeps him under contract through 2020(!). Which is notable because (among other reasons) Tulowitzki already had a deal that tied him to the Rockies through 2014. Jeff Pas...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  10. Finally, one goes according to form

    Rob Neyer

    Game 3 wasn't about the breaks (unless you count Mitch Moreland hitting a home run against a left-handed pitcher). Game 3 wasn't about the managers (though it would have been, if Buster Posey had been able to do something against Darren O'Day). ...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  11. Will Bruce Bochy turn to 'Smoky' Ishikawa?

    Rob Neyer

    At this point it doesn't even seem real important, but Bruce Bochy still hasn't laid out his DH plans for these next three (or two) games: The Giants will start Pablo Sandoval at designated hitter for Game 3 of the World Series today, but manager B...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  12. Yanks' Brian Cashman on fannies, beaches

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman on Jeter (and his ilk): On a conference call with reporters, Girardi acknowledged that handling older players like Jeter would be an issue at some point, but he said that he would not rush to judgment based solely on J...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  13. Rangers entered Game 2 with mound edge

    Rob Neyer

    It's easy to miss how well Colby Lewis pitched this season. He finished with a losing record (12-13). His ERA (3.72) was fine, but nothing special. Skeptics might look at a 30-year-old pitcher with a 24-28 career record and a 5.27 career ERA...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  14. Rays better than this, but too late to matter

    Rob Neyer

    From Baseball Tonight Live this afternoon: As much as I wonder how Rays got to 30 games over .500 in best division, I marvel how Rangers never got to 20 over in worst division. Well, let's review ... In the first two games of their most important ...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  15. Postseason roster questions: NL Edition

    Rob Neyer

    In the second part of our two-part series, we look at the tough personnel decisions faced next week by National League postseason contenders ... Braves: With Takashi Saito's shoulder seemingly healed, the Braves have six of their seven postseason ...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  16. Postseason roster questions: AL Edition

    Rob Neyer

    With the American League playoff teams set, we asked our SweetSpot Network bloggers to address each club's biggest roster decision entering their Division Series ... Rays: The Rays' uneven play in September seemingly leaves several big decisions h...

    Blog | September 30, 2010