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  1. Royals knock out C.J. Wilson in first

    David Schoenfield

    Down 2-0 in the series, what's the worst thing that could happen to the Angels other than a pop fly into shallow right field on which Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Howie Kendrick and Albert Pujols all collide and get knocked out of the game? How about...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  2. How many career home runs for Miggy?

    David Schoenfield

    Via Lee Sinins of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, Miguel Cabrera moved into the top 10 for career home runs through his age-31 season. The top 10: 1. Alex Rodriguez, 518 2. Jimmie Foxx, 464 3. Ken Griffey Jr., 460 4. Albert Pujols, 445 ...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  3. Time to criticize Yasiel Puig again

    David Schoenfield

    There's never a dull moment with Yasiel Puig. In Monday's game against the Angels, he made a nice running catch of a fly ball in right-center field and then nearly doubled Erick Aybar off first base, wagging his finger at Aybar as if to say "Don't ev...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  4. OK, let's talk more about great outfield arms

    David Schoenfield

    You probably saw that Yoenis Cespedes did it again on Wednesday, misplaying a ball but recovering to show off his cannon and throw out Albert Pujols. That's nine assists on the season for Cespedes (four against the Angels), with eight coming in just ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  5. Travis Wood is Cubs' best player

    David Schoenfield

    Is that such an outlandish headline? I'm not sure it is. Wood did it all in Monday's 5-1 win over the hapless Diamondbacks, pitching seven innings with nine strikeouts and no walks and going 2-for-3 with a double and three-run homer. Here's a fun twe...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  6. Mike Trout finally steals a base

    David Schoenfield

    Mike Trout hit a two-run game-tying home run in the ninth inning on Tuesday night. A less dramatic play came in the 11th when Trout reached on an infield single and stole second base -- his first steal of the season. After Albert Pujols was intent...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  7. Happy birthday, Albert Pujols

    David Schoenfield

    I'm going to try something new here. Maybe this will be a one-time post, maybe I'll do it on occasion or maybe I'll do it for two months and get tired of doing it. Anyway, the idea is to look at each day's list of birthdays and write a short blurb ab...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  8. Angels' D needs fixing as much as pitching

    David Schoenfield

    After winning five American League West titles in six seasons, the Angels missed the playoffs in 2010 and 2011 and replaced general manager Tony Reagins with Jerry Dipoto. In 2012, they signed Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson as free agents and Mike Tro...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  9. One more note on clutch postseason HRs

    David Schoenfield

    Yesterday, I mentioned there have been just three come-from-behind walk-off home runs in postseason history: Kirk Gibson and Joe Carter in the World Series and Lenny Dykstra in the 1986 National League Championship Series. Visiting players can't h...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  10. The best organization in baseball

    David Schoenfield

    When the Cardinals won last night, it was interesting to see the reaction on Twitter. There was a lot of bitterness directed towards the team and their fans. I saw many tweets from Cardinals fans bashing Albert Pujols, so easily and pathetically dism...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  11. Wacha has to be in Cards' playoff rotation

    David Schoenfield

    You know how the St. Louis Cardinals acquired Michael Wacha? Yes, with the 19th pick of the first round of the 2012 draft. But you know how they acquired that pick? The got it from the Los Angeles Angels. For losing Albert Pujols as a free agen...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  12. SweetSpot TV: Biggest disappointments

    David Schoenfield

    It's another edition of SweetSpot TV! Eric and I discuss four pairs of teammates who have been big disappointments. I realize now we didn't talk about the Blue Jays -- and we should have, considering they were viewed as potential World Series f...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  13. Podcast: Dodgers, Pujols, A-Rod

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and myself fill in for Buster Olney on today's Baseball Tonight podcast and we attempt to discuss an entire season in 35 minutes! OK, maybe not the entire season, but we do talk about the red-hot Dodgers and our power rankings, the weir...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  14. Pujols, Cano and those big contracts

    David Schoenfield

    From Buster Olney's blog today: Albert Pujols is likely out for the year, given the amount of time he will miss. From ESPN Stats & Information, the most money owed to a player based on where deals will be at the start of the 2014 season: Joey V...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  15. Active players who will be Hall of Famers

    David Schoenfield

    Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list on Sunday, sort of the exclamation point to the Los Angeles Angels' debacle of a season. Sunday was Hall of Fame induction day -- you may have missed it, considering the lone player elected played his fin...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  16. Paul Goldschmidt and hitting in the clutch

    David Schoenfield

    So Paul Goldschmidt's "clutch" credentials so far are pretty spectacular: He's hitting .431 and slugging .914 with runners in scoring position. He has four go-ahead homers in the eighth or later, most in the majors, including this three-run hom...

    Blog | June 10, 2013