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  1. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    • Ready for a bit of Baseball History 101? In the Times, Alan Schwarz reviews the role that rain has played in World Series past. (One sorry situation that Schwarz doesn't mention: 1925's Game 7, which was played in appalling conditions, with s...

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2008
  2. Astute trades put Rays on path to success

    From our old friend Alan Schwarz's piece in today's Times about the Rays: Gone are the days when the team would drop $10 million on a high school phenom who simply flamed out in the minor leagues (Matt White). Acquiring one-dimensional lugs like G...

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2008
  3. Monday Mendozas

    • As more and more analysts dig into the evidence, the question remains: Do steroids and HGH leave any observable impression in the record books? As Alan Schwarz reports, now we can add Eric Walker to our list of analysts. • From Bleed C...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2008
  4. Friday Filberts

    • According to Alan Schwarz, Alex Rodriguez's current negotiations with the Yankees bear a strange resemblance to his negotiations with the Mariners more than 14 years ago. In both cases, Rodriguez seems to have tired of Scott Boras' belli...

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2007
  5. Not at all sold on switch-pitcher

    In the New York Times today, Alan Schwarz writes about Pat Venditte, the only switch-pitcher in Division I college baseball (RR, with video). As a right-hander, the Creighton junior throws hard, with an overhand curveball. As a left-hander, he throws...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2007
  6. Little sense to interleague schedule

    In yesterday's New York Times, Alan Schwarz wrote about the utter strangeness of the interleague slate these days, which leads to some truly inequitable situations, with teams in the same division facing vastly different competition when going agains...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2007
  7. Sabermetric revolution sweeping the game

    Rob Neyer

    Sabermetrics – pioneered by Bill James years ago – has put baseball on an almost scientific footing.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2005
  8. World Cup could be delayed

    Alan Schwarz

    Sources say pulling together a World Cup-style tournament by next March might not be possible.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2004
  9. Now's the time for certain players

    Alan Schwarz

    Paul Konerko is among a number of players who enter 2004 looking to rebound from poor seasons in '03.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2004