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  1. Stroll through the stats: RBI guys

    Rob Neyer

    Because we're nothing if not innovative here at the SweetSpot blog, we're going to combine our Monday stroll through the stats with some links of the day. As I mentioned in today's weekly look ahead, Jose Bautista's OPS+ was entering Barry Bonds ...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  2. Links: Tainted World Series titles

    Rob Neyer

    Meant to get this up earlier today, but better late than never. Some stuff worth checking out: Barry Bonds Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian give their takes. I agree with Jon Heyman over at Sports Illustrated: Best ballplayer I've ever seen. ...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  3. Podcast: Bonds, Johnson, Braves

    Rob Neyer

    Well, Mr. Barry Bonds was in the news. Eric and Keith discuss that and things that happened on the field in Thursday's Baseball Today podcast. Bonds: How does this affect his Hall of Fame chances? Keith weighs on steroid outrage. Josh Johnson ...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  4. Votto's great ... but still no Pujols

    Rob Neyer

    From the ubiquitous anonymous scout (via Buster Olney), a current take on Joey Votto: "I'd give him the Barry Bonds treatment right now. I wouldn't even pitch to him. Right now, he's more dangerous than Pujols . . . if he and Pujols were in the sam...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  5. Bonds gone, soon to be forgotten?

    Rob Neyer

    Yes, we do have the occasional Barry Bonds sighting (which was really weird, by the way). But Jeff Pearlman's right: Bonds has essentially vanished from our consciousness. He's invisible. Karma -- it ain't no joke. For most of his 22-year major lea...

    Blog | April 13, 2010
  6. Even the Goose doesn't know...

    Rob Neyer

    Earlier this week, Craig Calcaterra got Rich Gossage on the phone. As you probably know, Gossage has been fairly outspoken about the use of steroids (etc.) and Craig had an interesting question for the Goose: What would the Hall of Fame do if a curre...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  7. Hall voters call for change

    Rob Neyer

    Honestly, I can't remember seeing the baseball writers as worked up about anything as they are about Roberto Alomar. Here's Ken Rosenthal with a fairly representative opinion: Our membership is too bloated, too riddled with voters who do not tak...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  8. A sad story gets a little sadder

    Rob Neyer

    It shouldn't have been hard to see this coming: The 19-year-old son of home run king Barry Bonds was arrested Saturday in Menlo Park for allegedly spitting in his mother's face and throwing a metal doorknob at her during an argument, police said. ...

    Blog | December 08, 2009
  9. Bill James on steroids

    Rob Neyer

    Bill James, after maintaining silence (well, mostly) on the subject for some years, is now ready to offer his thoughts on baseball players and performance-enhancing drugs and the Hall of Fame. Money quote: It seems to me that, with the passage of ti...

    Blog | July 22, 2009
  10. Our (preliminary) All-Decade Team

    Rob Neyer

    As promised, a fisking of Matt Waters' All-Aughts Team: 1B Albert Pujols 2B Jeff Kent SS Derek Jeter 3B Alex Rodriguez LF Barry Bonds CF Carlos Beltran RF Vladimir Guerrero Pujols has absolutely zero competition, and must be the easiest...

    Blog | June 01, 2009
  11. Does Marco Scutaro walk more like Barry Bonds or Richie Ashburn?

    Rob Neyer

    With Marco Scutaro, at 33 years old, on pace to triple his career walk rate, it makes one wonder whether patience comes with age.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2009
  12. Barry Bonds: A-Rod in 10 years?

    Rob Neyer

    You mean he might not have been completely honest? More details from Sports Illustrated writer Selena Roberts' book "A-Rod" were released Wednesday by the New York Daily News. The book alleges Rodriguez did not stop using steroids when...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  13. Top 10 individual seasons in baseball history

    Rob Neyer baseball writer Rob Neyer lists the top 10 individual seasons in baseball history.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2008
  14. Who'll pass Bonds? Chances are, it's A-Rod

    Rob Neyer

    Now that Barry Bonds is the HR king, who'll pass him? The Favorite Toy says it's A-Rod, by a long shot.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2007
  15. Six weeks don't mean much

    Rob Neyer

    The Tigers, Phillies, Reds and D-Backs have been surprises so far, but not all of them are playoff material, writes Rob Neyer.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2006
  16. Records are inherently transitory

    Rob Neyer

    Babe Ruth owned the game for the better part of an era, and that's just not something Barry Bonds -- or any other player today -- can do.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2006