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  1. Jonah Keri's worst contracts in the game

    David Schoenfield

    This actually came out more than a week ago, but I wanted to pass it along: Jonah Keri presents his 10 worst contracts in the game, plus a few dishonorable mentions. A few notes: --Alex Rodriguez gets the nod for the worst contract, with three ...

    Blog | February 17, 2015
  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. Somehow, some way, Yankees are winning

    David Schoenfield

    Over the past week or so, somebody has been bombing media members with emails under various aliases, including Brian Cashman, Alex Rodriguez, Mickey Rivers, Babe Ruth and, oddly, Earl Weaver, since all the emails are about the Yankees. Most of them a...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  4. Players determined to clean up game

    David Schoenfield

    This is what the players should have done back in 1995 or 1998 or 2001: Police themselves. The new agreement between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association creates even harsher penalties for those players who viola...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  5. What if Willie Mays were a free agent?

    David Schoenfield

    We talked a lot about Mike Trout in Tuesday's chat session. Following up on that, a couple Trout links to check out. Buster Olney writes today: If Trout were a free agent right now and told teams he would only sign a one-year deal, what would he ...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  6. SweetSpot TV: The face of baseball

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and myself take a closer at a survey that found Alex Rodriguez to be "The Face of Baseball." Say what?...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  7. Cabrera and great seasons by 3Bs

    David Schoenfield

    Best seasons by third basemen since 1980, at least according to Baseball-Reference's Wins Above Replacement formula: 1. Adrian Beltre, 2004 Dodgers: 9.6 2. Alex Rodriguez, 2007 Yankees: 9.4 3. Rodriguez, 2005 Yankees: 9.4 4. George Brett, 1980 ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  8. Ten predictions for the stretch run

    David Schoenfield

    When Alex Rodriguez got caught off second base on Ichiro Suzuki's line drive back to the pitcher in the 10th inning, I was sure the Tampa Bay Rays would win. When Joba Chamberlain walked Jose Molina leading off the bottom of the 10th, I was sure t...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  9. Chat wrap: David Ortiz, MVP talk and PEDs

    David Schoenfield

    Well, we talked a lot about David Ortiz, the AL MVP race, Alex Rodriguez and PEDs. Here's the chat wrap. Next week: No talk about PEDs....

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  10. Don't let hate of A-Rod cost you games

    David Schoenfield

    OK, we get it: Other major leaguers are not currently members of the Alex Rodriguez fan club. As colleague Jim Bowden and others have put it, players feel Rodriguez stole money from them by cheating; he got money that would have otherwise gone to oth...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  11. Alex Rodriguez's power on contact

    David Schoenfield

    Thursday's blog titled "Did A-Rod really gain an edge from PEDs" stirred up some heated debate in the comments section. On Twitter, Paul Sporer asked about Alex Rodriguez's isolated power on contact, the Joe Sheehan stat used in the chart listed in t...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  12. Podcast: 2016 World Series preview!

    David Schoenfield

    Eric and myself conclude a fun week of guest-hosting on the Baseball Tonight podcast by discussing the Pirates-Cardinals series, the Tigers' rotation, the playoff races, instant replay and, unfortunately, Alex Rodriguez. Plus our 2016 World Series pi...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  13. Did A-Rod really gain an edge from PEDs?

    David Schoenfield

    All the anger, the venom, the indignation directed towards Alex Rodriguez comes from an essentially unproven pretense: That performance-enhancing drugs actually enhance performance. In baseball, that basically means one thing: home runs. Nobody seems...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  14. 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
  15. A-Rod reaction: Worst person ever!

    David Schoenfield

    Predictably, the reaction from the media and fans toward Alex Rodriguez hasn't exactly been supportive. He's not a sympathetic character, but very few questioned the severity of the 211-game suspension levied upon him. Here is what they're saying: ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  16. Video chat: Biogenesis suspensions

    David Schoenfield

    David Schoenfield took your questions in a live video chat to discuss today's Biogenesis suspensions....

    Blog | August 05, 2013