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  1. Podcast: Hall of Fame talk, hot prospects

    Rob Neyer

    I had an excellent time talking baseball with Keith Law on Thursday's Baseball Today podcast. (What, you wanted us to break down LeBron James and Kevin Durant?) The show may have run a little long, but trust me, it's worth the listen! 1. With Troy...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  2. One and done for John Franco

    Rob Neyer

    Maybe it shouldn't have been all that surprising that Kevin Brown was named on only 12 Hall of Fame ballots this week, and fell off the BBWAA ballot forever. But what about John Franco, who also fell off the ballot upon falling just two votes shy of ...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  3. Does Kevin Brown have Cooperstown case?

    Rob Neyer

    After spending most of a column arguing that Kevin Brown's seven-year, $105 million contract wasn't nearly as bad as we think (which is true), Dan Rosenheck concludes on a more lasting matter: Brown has a much stronger case for inclusion in quite a ...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  4. Reds' Chapman lights up speed gun

    Rob Neyer

    What's the fastest that anyone's ever thrown a baseball? We might have a new candidate. Big League Stew's David Brown: Hang onto your catcher's mitts, people. They reportedly clocked Cincinnati Reds prospect Aroldis Chapman at 105 mph Friday night. ...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  5. Cincinnati's Leake way ahead of schedule

    Rob Neyer

    Bob Nightengale on Mike Leake, the 2009 first-round pick who didn't need any minor-league seasoning. From Cincinnati.com: Leake, with long, sandy-brown hair, a shaggy goatee and flip-flops, looks more like a kid who rode his skateboard to class tha...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  6. Managers reluctant to temper celebrations

    Rob Neyer

    As Larry Brown Sports notes, Kendry Morales certainly isn't the first athlete injured while celebrating. And he probably won't be the last, as most managers don't want to serve as traffic cops after a dramatic win. Here's Kansas City manager Ed Y...

    Blog | June 01, 2010
  7. On leverage and deck chairs

    Rob Neyer

    I know I'm supposed to stop picking on the poor Royals, but what if I let someone else do it for me? Someone like SweetSpot Network blogger Craig Brown? Remember, back in Spring Training, when I presented a Daily Hillmanism? Just random nuggets of ...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  8. Soriano, Great Recession easy to predict

    Rob Neyer

    What will the Cubs do with Alfonso Soriano? What can they do? David Brown: It's a question the Cubs don't like being asked, mostly because they can't provide an answer. What are they going to do with Alfonso Soriano for the next five seasons? ...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  9. What's next for Phillies?

    Rob Neyer

    Is it too early to start thinking about next year? Hardly. If Charlie Manuel is already thinking about 2010, why can't we? David Brown:Phillies manager Charlie Manuel might have been conflating the top line from "Terminator" with a famous quote from...

    Blog | November 05, 2009
  10. Owners slap down fans ... again

    Rob Neyer

    Bravo, Major League Baseball. Maury Brown: Major League Baseball's quarterly meetings have just ended, and with that, the vote to redefine MLB's television territories has, yet again, been tabled. The issue has now been tabled for the last t...

    Blog | May 21, 2009
  11. Another setback for Milledge

    Rob Neyer

    Baseball Daily Digest's Craig Brown: Milledge The descent of Lastings Milledge continues ... On Monday, Milledge broke his right ring finger squaring to bunt in a game for Triple-A Syracuse. He's due to be...

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  12. Girardi addresses A-Rod report

    Rob Neyer

    Posted by ESPN's Kelly Naqi NEW YORK -- Shortly after Yankees manager Joe Girardi settled into his chair for his pregame news conference in front of 38 members of the media Thursday afternoon, he smiled. Girardi didn't seem at all surprise...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  13. Brown would give Yanks a better staff

    Rob Neyer

    With the possible addition of Kevin Brown, the Yankees would have a great rotation in 2004.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2003
  14. Los Angeles Dodgers

    Rob Neyer

    Having a healthy Kevin Brown would be a big boost for the Dodgers in 2003.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 13, 2003
  15. Is Hall in Beane's future? Might be

    Rob Neyer

    Despite having little money to work with, Billy Beane continues to show he's the best GM in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2002
  16. This date in history: The Satchel and Virgil Show

    Rob Neyer

    The year was 1952 and 46-year-old Satchel Paige was still winning big-league games. But Virgil Trucks was the pitcher to watch in this year.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2002