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  1. SweetSpot's AL players to see

    Rob Neyer

    As camps open in Arizona and Florida, we put it to the SweetSpot network: Which player from your team are you most excited to watch this season, and why? First up, the answers from the American League. Baltimore Orioles: Matt Wieters Why Wiet...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  2. AL: What's important in September

    Rob Neyer

    Even if your team isn't in the pennant race, September is an important month. Here is what each American League team hopes to accomplish in the final month. Boston Red Sox: As the Red Sox enter the season's final stretch, Terry Francona's focus wi...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  3. Grading the AL teams through May

    Rob Neyer

    New York Yankees (29-23) For all the dithering and complaining that's been going on in the Bronx, the Yankees have the second-best record in the American League, propelled by the best offense in baseball. Russell Martin (.253/.363/.479) has been ...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  4. AL pleasant surprises: Team-by-team

    Rob Neyer

    Baltimore Orioles Zach Britton was supposed to start the year in the minors but injuries to Baltimore's rotation forced his promotion. In five starts he is 4-1 with a 2.84 ERA. He is a ground ball pitcher (57.3 GB percent) who has already induced fi...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  5. Keep an eye on Hafner

    Rob Neyer

    Plenty can be learned from a fantasy baseball symposium and some Arizona Fall League games.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2005
  6. Gold standard is not what it should be

    Rob Neyer

    This year's Gold Glove choices prove once again that the voters are either lazy or willfully ignorant.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2005
  7. Surprise performances are part of history

    Rob Neyer

    While stars rule the headlines, lesser-known players have always stepped up in the clutch to help teams capture glory.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2005
  8. Late meltdown costs Indians

    Rob Neyer

    Even though the Indians missed the playoffs, they still managed to accomplish a lot this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2005
  9. Tribe, Astros should win wild cards

    Rob Neyer

    The American League and National League wild-card races are finally sorting themselves out.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2005
  10. Schmidt was just about perfect

    Rob Neyer

    Who is the greatest third baseman in history? Here's a hint: He played for the Phillies.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2005
  11. Morgan's the cream of the crop

    Rob Neyer

    With apologies to Lou Whitaker and Bobby Grich, here are the top 10 second basemen in history.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2005
  12. Burnett's the only real prize

    Rob Neyer

    A.J. Burnett is a premium talent on the market, but other than him it figures to be a quiet trade season.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2005
  13. Real turnover of power hitters

    Rob Neyer

    Today's list of great power hitters is almost completely different than it was just three or four seasons ago.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2005
  14. If I were building a team today …

    Rob Neyer

    Here's a look back to figure out who the franchise players would have been over the last century or so.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2005
  15. Stars that shine forever

    Rob Neyer

    Here's an all-star team composed purely of players born outside the U.S.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2005
  16. Will Clark deserves place in Cooperstown

    Rob Neyer

    There were a lot of players from the 1970s and '80s on the all-time underrated team.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2005