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  1. Zack Wheeler: Better stuff than Strasburg?

    Adam Rubin

    Associated PressDan Warthen favorably compared Zack Wheeler's Saturday to Stephen Strasburg's outing.JUPITER, Fla. -- Sandy Alderson lists his two greatest acquisitions while presiding over the Oakland Athletics as Dennis Eckersley and Bob Welch, the...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  2. Could streaking Verlander win 25?

    Mark Simon and Jeremy Lundblad

    Justin Verlander goes for his 21st win on Friday, as the Detroit Tigers host the Chicago White Sox. Presuming he starts every fifth day, mark Verlander down for six more starts in 2011. That puts some notable milestones within his grasp. Could Ver...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  3. GM: No plans to make Neftali Feliz a starter

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Does Neftali Feliz want to be Nolan Ryan or Mariano Rivera? "It's not my decision," Feliz said through an interpreter. "I'll be ready for whatever they need of me. I want to help the team. I'm happy doing what I'm doing now." ...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  4. Bullpen averts crisis, seals it for Lewis

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The count went from 0-and-2 all the way to 3-and-2 and an all-time Rangers Ballpark record crowd of 52,419 rose as one, sweating a tidal wave of nervous energy that could have swept sidewinder Darren O'Day into early retirement. ...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  5. 1st Pitch: AL Cy Young race

    Jeremy Lundblad

    Today's Trivia: Felix Hernandez is 11-7 in 27 quality starts this season after going 19-1 in them last season. Who is the only pitcher this season with at least 15 quality starts and a losing record in those games? Quick Hits: With David Price ...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  6. "Superior Start" unveiled

    Albert Larcada & Katie Sharp

    Avid TMI readers may recall that during spring training, we took our first foray into trying to retool the quality start metric (if you don't recall, click this link). With the Rangers and Twins dueling on Sunday Night Baseball at 8 eastern this e...

    Blog | May 30, 2010
  7. 'Doc' Halladay can win something in the tune of 30 games

    Jim Wilkie

    Who's gonna win 30 games? "Doc" Halladay. So says and sings The Baseball Project in their latest song, "30 Doc," available exclusively and free on

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2010
  8. McTaggart claims Seminole Hard Rock Xtreme Bulls crown

    Bob Welch and Johnna Espinoza

    McTaggart claims Seminole Hard Rock Xtreme Bulls crown

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2009
  9. Glause wins Ellensburg Xtreme Bulls

    Bob Welch

    Glause wins Ellensburg Xtreme Bulls

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2008
  10. Meling wins rainy Bremerton X-Bulls contest

    Bob Welch

    Meling wins rainy Bremerton X-Bulls contest

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2008
  11. Torre to L.A. rekindles Yankees-Dodgers rivalry

    Jayson Stark

    With Joe Torre taking over as the Dodgers' manager, Yankees-Dodgers is must-see baseball theater. Again.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2007
  12. No fluke for Luke in San Antonio

    Bob Welch

    Heading into San Antonio, Luke Haught was hardly a blip on the world title race radar. In fact, he finished 45th in the world standings in 2006. But that could change very soon. Haught rode two bulls for 171.5 points to win his first Xtreme Bulls title.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2007
  13. Familiar faces, stock as San Antonio closes

    Bob Welch

    Two weeks after B.J. Schumacher regained his mojo, the Xtreme Bulls Tour is back in San Antonio for an encore. And for all those, including Cory Melton and Kanin Asay, who barely missed out on claiming Schumacher's crown, it may be their time to shine.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2007
  14. Schumacher regains swagger with Red Carpet

    Bob Welch

    B.J. Schumacher's world title hangover lasted exactly one stop on the Xtreme Bulls Tour. And all it took was a little XS Energy and Red Carpet treatment.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2007
  15. Ford needs slump buster in San Antonio

    Bob Welch

    Jarrod Ford has been in a slump. At the 2006 Wrangler NFR, he didn't earn a single dollar. Rather than 2007 being a chance to start fresh, Ford rode as though the slump might be carrying over. Then he arrived in Rapid City and managed a solid ride.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2007
  16. A repeat for B.J. could rely on XBulls success

    Bob Welch

    There are plenty of reasons why B.J. Schumacher was able to capture his first world championship in 2006, but near the top of the list would have to be the Xtreme Bulls Tour.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2007