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  1. Half-full, half-empty: James Shields

    David Schoenfield

    James Shields is the third of the big three free-agent starting pitchers available this winter, ranked behind Max Scherzer and Jon Lester. After seven years in Tampa Bay, he spent the past two with Kansas City, who acquired him to become the top g...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  2. Thoughts: Don't forget about Matt Moore

    David Schoenfield

    It's easy to forget that a year ago there were the big three super prospects: Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Matt Moore, and not necessarily in that order. Baseball America named Moore its No. 2 prospect and wrote, "He makes it look so easy, and he's s...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  3. Red Sox-Phillies diary: Lee dominates

    David Schoenfield

    It's a World Series preview! Or maybe not. But let's do a running diary of Red Sox-Phillies, first of a big three-game series in Philly. First inning Our long national debate is over: David Ortiz will not be in the starting lineup. Look, Terry Fr...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  4. AL East: Three questions for each team

    David Schoenfield

    Things have happened sooner than normal this offseason, but several of the top free agents are still out there and some big names -- led by David Price -- may be available in trade. Here are three questions for each team heading into the winter meeti...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  5. SweetSpot TV: Showdown series

    David Schoenfield

    There are three terrific series this weekend, kicking off today with the first of four between the Red Sox and Yankees in New York. On Friday, we get Reds at Dodgers and Pirates at Cardinals. Eric Karabell and myself break down the three big series....

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  6. Did Brandon Belt have worst game ever?

    David Schoenfield

    Did you make it through the Mets-Giants game last night? Probably not. The Mets pulled out a 4-3 victory in 16 innings -- a win worthy of a big celebration in the Mets' clubhouse considering they had already lost three 15-inning games this season. ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  7. Thoughts: Do A's have Rangers' number?

    David Schoenfield

    Quick thoughts on Tuesday's excellent slate of major league action ... A's 1, Rangers 0. Yu Darvish just doesn't know how to win. This is a big victory for the A's as they take the first two of the three-game set. Yoenis Cespedes' home...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  8. Offseason report card: Braves

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 94-68 (92-70 Pythagorean) 700 runs scored (7th in NL) 600 runs allowed (4th in NL) Big Offseason Moves Acquired Justin Upton and Chris Johnson from Arizona for Martin Prado, Randall Delgado and three minor leaguers. Sign...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  9. Offseason report card: Mariners

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 75-87 (77-85 Pythagorean) 619 runs scored (14th in AL) 651 runs allowed (3rd in AL) Big Offseason Moves Signed Felix Hernandez to seven-year, $175 million contract. In three-way trade, acquired Mike Morse from Nationals ...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  10. Offseason report card: Diamondbacks

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 81-81 (86-76 Pythagorean) 734 runs scored (4th in NL) 688 runs allowed (9th in NL) Big Offseason Moves In three-team deal, traded Chris Young and acquired Cliff Pennington and Heath Bell. Traded Ryan Wheeler to the Rocki...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  11. Offseason report card: Indians

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 68-94 (64-98 Pythagorean) 667 runs scored (13th in AL) 845 runs allowed (14th in NL) Big Offseason Moves Signed free agents Nick Swisher, Mark Reynolds and Brett Myers. In three-team deal, traded Shin-Soo Choo, Tony Sipp...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  12. SweetSpot TV: AL All-Star outfield

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and myself discuss one of the big All-Star issues of the week: Who should start in the outfield for the American League at the All-Star Game? Josh Hamilton, Curtis Granderson and Jose Bautista lead the voting, but are they the three mos...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  13. Red Sox versus Marlins: Crucial June series

    David Schoenfield

    Thank you for showing up, Boston Red Sox. There are mini tests throughout a baseball season -- a series that maybe in the big picture is just another three games of 162, but hold revelations about a ballclub. The Red Sox entered their weekend s...

    Blog | June 10, 2012
  14. If Game 7, who starts for Cardinals?

    David Schoenfield

    The one big ramification of the initial Game 6 rainout is it gives Tony La Russa the option of starting Chris Carpenter on three days' rest in Game 7 if St. Louis wins on Thursday. The Cardinals haven't announced a starter and that's not just a ta...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  15. Cliff Lee no longer unbeatable in playoffs

    David Schoenfield

    Now that was a baseball game. I just hope you didn't turn it off after three innings with the Phillies up 4-0 and Cliff Lee cruising along, thinking it was over, turning the channel to that sport where big fat guys bump into each other. If you did...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  16. Three key players to watch in the NL

    David Schoenfield

    Earlier, I looked at three key American League players. Here are three guys in the National League who could provide a big in-house improvement the rest of the way. Scott Rolen, 3B, Reds Rolen was a big key to the Reds' division title in 2010, ...

    Blog | July 18, 2011