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  1. A look at non-roster invitees: AL

    David Schoenfield

    As we wait for Ervin Santana, Ubaldo Jimenez, Bronson Arroyo, A.J. Burnett, Kendrys Morales and Nelson Cruz to sign, Buster Olney reminds us that there are still a lot of other interesting names out there in free agency, including Jason Hammel, Chris...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  2. Brewers take huge gamble on Matt Garza

    David Schoenfield

    As expected, Matt Garza is heading to ... wait, the Milwaukee Brewers?!?! In baseball, you just never know. Of the four big-name free-agent starters out there -- Garza, Ubaldo Jimenez, Ervin Santana and Bronson Arroyo -- Garza was perhaps the m...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  3. Ten predictions for rest of offseason

    David Schoenfield

    As Buster Olney wrote in his Sunday blog, "a lot of the winter work was done" as general managers caught flights out of Orlando. But some big free agents are still out there -- most notably Shin-Soo Choo but also some quality starting pitchers in Mat...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  4. NL East: Three questions for each team

    David Schoenfield

    Will anything happen at the winter meetings? Of course something will! Shin-Soo Choo is still out there, as are the top free-agent pitchers -- Ervin Santana, Ubaldo Jimenez, Matt Garza and Bronson Arroyo. There are trades to be made and LOOGYs to sig...

    Blog | December 08, 2013
  5. SweetSpot TV: Offseason rapid fire!

    David Schoenfield

    It's another edition of Offseason Rapid Fire with Eric Karabell. We discuss the latest news and also ask: Which is the team to beat right now?...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  6. Giants should give Arroyo three years

    David Schoenfield

    Bronson Arroyo said the other day that he would like a three-year contract, which may seem like a bit of a greedy request from an almost-37-year-old pitcher whose fastball doesn't exactly inspire sonnets. The Giants have been linked to Arroyo all ...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  7. Reds rescue Dusty Baker from blunder

    David Schoenfield

    Consider that the Cincinnati Reds entered Monday's home game against the Philadelphia Phillies having lost five games in a row. Aroldis Chapman, the relief pitcher deemed so valuable as a late-inning reliever that the Reds backed off their plan to mo...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  8. The best pitching coach in the majors

    David Schoenfield

    From Bill James Online, lowest OBP allowed versus a hitter leading off an inning: 1. Johnny Cueto, Reds, .234 2. Bartolo Colon, A's, .236 3. Homer Bailey, Reds, .236 4. Bronson Arroyo, Reds, .244 5. Jered Weaver, Angels, .255 I don't know i...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  9. The decline of Alex Rodriguez

    David Schoenfield

    It's always been a soap opera with Alex Rodriguez during his tenure with the New York Yankees: From the brawl with Jason Varitek in 2004 to slapping the ball out of Bronson Arroyo's glove in the playoffs to the time Joe Torre hit him eighth in the 20...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  10. Reds blow opportunity to sweep series

    David Schoenfield

    That was one of the more entertaining games of the postseason, a classic pitching duel of sorts, with some interesting strategic decisions and some missed opportunities. The Cincinnati Reds will be kicking themselves for not taking advantage of one o...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  11. Bronson Arroyo makes Giants weep

    David Schoenfield

    Bronson Arroyo wasn't exactly the worst starting pitcher in baseball last season. I mean, he did take the mound 32 times and pitched 199 innings, so he at least fit the description of "veteran innings eater." But the rest of his numbers screamed "...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  12. Homer Bailey gives Reds another weapon

    David Schoenfield

    We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming -- the American League playoff races -- to present Homer Bailey, the latest no-hit king in a season of perfect games, no-hitters and near no-hitters. OK, that ball that bounded over Scott Rolen's gl...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  13. Jake Peavy the best pitcher in baseball

    David Schoenfield

    There was a time when Jake Peavy was mentioned in the same breath as pitchers like Roy Halladay and CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander. There was a time when Peavy might have been better than all of them -- the best in the game, in fact. The last ye...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  14. What will Reds do about starting rotation?

    David Schoenfield

    To put it delicately, Dusty Baker has a conflicted history with starting pitchers. There was that decision on the final day of the 1993 pennant race to give the ball to a rookie named Salomon Torres. Or handing the game ball to Russ Ortiz when he rem...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  15. Links: Chase Utley is awesome

    David Schoenfield

    The deadline is over. Admit it: You're kind of sad about that. Anyway, we now enter the really fun part of the season. Well, at least if your team is still in contention. Who made out the best? Everybody has an opinion, but ESPN Insider Dan Szymborsk...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  16. Reds should trade Hernandez to Giants

    David Schoenfield

    Sorry, Cincinnati, your Reds are done. They're five games under .500, in fourth place, 6.5 games out of first. That's too much distance to make up and too many teams to climb over. The Brewers are eight games over .500; if they play .500 ball, your R...

    Blog | July 29, 2011