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  1. Collision rule remains controversial, murky

    David Schoenfield

    We had two plays at home plate on Wednesday, nearly identical in nature, with completely different outcomes and thus apparently different interpretations of Rule 7.13 (2), or as it's better known, the "Home Plate Collision Rule," aka "The Buster Pose...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  2. The Mariners' historic run prevention

    David Schoenfield

    On Aug. 7, Jeff Sullivan wrote on FanGraphs: (S)ince the last day of May, the Mariners have played 59 games, or 36% of a full season. Over those 59 games, the Mariners as a team have allowed 159 runs, with a 2.50 ERA. Because I feel like you aren't ...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  3. Kershaw gives up HR on a curve!

    David Schoenfield

    From the annals of amazing but true baseball stories: Brandon Hicks homered on Sunday off Clayton Kershaw for the Giants, a two-run shot in the seventh as the Giants beat the Dodgers 7-4 in 10 innings to take three of four at Dodger Stadium. The a...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. The big, huge Hall of Fame post, Part 3

    David Schoenfield

    Let's move on to Part 3 of our 2014 mammoth Hall of Fame post. Here's Part 1 and Part 2. Close, but not quite Hall of Famers 19. Fred McGriff (52.6 WAR, 20.7 percent) -- Here's a question: Do you think the Tom Emanski commercial has hurt McGrif...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  5. Nationals look stronger than Braves

    David Schoenfield

    The tale of the National League East race in 2013 was told early on, maybe in an early April showdown in Washington. The Nationals entered with a 7-2 record, while the Braves came to town at 8-1. It was only April 12, but it was a statement series. I...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  6. Time to talk about Jack Morris

    David Schoenfield

    Yes, it's the holiday season, when fights in Wal-Mart over towels are matched only by the cyber-brawling over Jack Morris' Hall of Fame case. This is Morris' final year on the BBWAA's Hall ballot. He's received 66.7 percent of the vote each of the...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  7. Quick thoughts: Good Lester, bad defense

    David Schoenfield

    Thoughts on a Game 1 of the World Series that was over early and ended up 8-1, Red Sox over Cardinals ... Hero: Jon Lester. The line score says it all: 7 2/3 innings, five hits, no extra-base hits, no runs, one walk, eight strikeouts. He tied his ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  8. It was time for Dusty Baker to go

    David Schoenfield

    As Joe Sheehan pointed out on his podcast earlier this week, Dusty Baker has managed 20 years in the major leagues and won just three postseason series. Including Wednesday's wild-card loss to the Pirates, he's 3-7 in postseason series with an overal...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  9. Cabrera versus Trout about RBIs, not WAR

    David Schoenfield

    As Mike Trout's lead over Miguel Cabrera in Wins Above Replacement continues to grow -- 8.6 to 6.9 on Baseball-Reference, 9.8 to 7.3 on FanGraphs -- it seems the Cabrera camp is actually starting to get a little more defensive than the Trout camp, wh...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  10. In praise of Dusty Baker (sort of)

    David Schoenfield

    On Wednesday night, Dusty Baker used Aroldis Chapman for two innings to close out the Cincinnati Reds' 10-7 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was only the second time all season he'd brought in Chapman before the ninth inning (the other comin...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  11. Is Pirates' bullpen being overworked?

    David Schoenfield

    The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to win -- six in a row after beating the Mariners 4-2 with two ninth-inning runs on Wednesday and finishing off a 7-2 road trip against the Reds, Angels and Mariners. With a makeshift rotation filling in the gaps wi...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  12. AL East shaping up as race for the ages

    David Schoenfield

    The most exciting day in recent baseball history took place on the final day of the 2011 season, when Dan Johnson hit his miracle home run as the Tampa Bay Rays rallied from a 7-0 deficit to beat the New York Yankees in 12 innings, and Evan Longoria ...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  13. Thoughts: Angels rally, Puig for HR Derby

    David Schoenfield

    Quick thoughts on Thursday's games ... Down 7-0 to Felix Hernandez, the Angels pulled off the comeback of the season to win 10-9. Needless to say, this kind of thing doesn't happen every day. Hernandez had been given a seven-run lead 17 previous ...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  14. Thoughts: Pablo Sandoval is just big-boned

    David Schoenfield

    Quick thoughts on a Tuesday night that featured a lot of home runs across this great land ... Look, Pablo Sandoval is fat. I'm about 99.7 percent sure if that if he lost 10 or 50 pounds that he'd be a better player. But, hey, he is who he is and ...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  15. Thoughts: Break up the Brewers!

    David Schoenfield

    Quick thoughts on Monday's action ... Just over a week ago the Brewers were 2-8 and looked horrible. Now they've won eight in a row after beating the Padres 7-1 on Monday, as they lit up Jason Marquis for five runs in the first inning (Ryan Braun...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  16. The sound and the fury begins

    David Schoenfield

    The Hall of Fame ballot was officially released on Wednesday. Jack Morris is the leading returning vote-getter, having received 66.7 percent of the vote last year. He has two years remaining on the ballot, but history suggests he should get in this y...

    Blog | November 29, 2012