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  1. Josh Harrison goes for the NL batting title

    David Schoenfield

    I'm oddly interested in the National League batting title race, mostly because it's such a weird one: Among the top five guys, there are two stars in Buster Posey and Andrew McCutchen, a former MVP whose career was in jeopardy after a concussion in J...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  2. Five things we learned Tuesday

    David Schoenfield

    1. The Tigers had the biggest win of the night. J.D. Martinez's magical season continued with a three-run shot to dead center off Cody Allen in the ninth to give the Tigers a 4-2 lead that Joe Nathan then protected. With Allen struggling to throw ...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. NL All-Star debate: Vote Molina or Lucroy?

    David Schoenfield

    It's about time somebody in baseball lightens up. So, thank you, Milwaukee Brewers marketing department, for this wonderful video that has a little fun with the All-Star voting while simultaneously satirizing those ridiculous political ads. In the...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  4. Pirates get the right call, but at what cost?

    David Schoenfield

    Here's what I'm thinking after the end of the Giants-Pirates game that ended with Starling Marte called out at home plate and then called safe, giving the Pirates the not-so-dramatic walk-off reversal: Isn't this exactly how we don't want games to en...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  5. Chat wrap: Braun, Posey, best pitches

    David Schoenfield

    Here's Tuesday's chat wrap. Was it OK that Brewers fans cheered Ryan Braun? Is Jose Fernandez's slider the most unhittable pitch in the game? Should Buster Posey be mentioned in the same breath as Mike Trout? Plus much more!...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  6. Active players who will be Hall of Famers

    David Schoenfield

    Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list on Sunday, sort of the exclamation point to the Los Angeles Angels' debacle of a season. Sunday was Hall of Fame induction day -- you may have missed it, considering the lone player elected played his fin...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  7. Thoughts: Kershaw versus Posey

    David Schoenfield

    Quick thoughts on Wednesday night's Giants-Dodgers game ... So it came down to the ninth inning, Dodgers up 4-2, Clayton Kershaw going for the complete game. Marco Scutaro led with a ground single to right on a 3-2 fastball. A Marco Scutaro hit. ...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  8. Don't expect Wil Myers to star right away

    David Schoenfield

    Finally, the torment and distress of the blogging world will be put to rest: Wil Myers is heading to the big leagues. After hitting .314 with 37 home runs in the minors last year with Kansas City, many believed Tampa Bay's big offseason acquisitio...

    Blog | June 16, 2013
  9. Ranking the majors' best hitting combos

    David Schoenfield

    OK, let's stir up some arguing and yelling again. Yesterday, I ranked the top five pitching duos. Today, let's do the majors' best hitting duos. Ranking the pitchers was difficult because there were so many excellent pairs to choose. Ranking the h...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  10. The best right-hander? Darvish is the man

    David Schoenfield

    There are worse ways to spend a Sunday afternoon than watching Yu Darvish and Justin Verlander pitch. Especially if you're not at the ballpark and you can set up a laptop outside, put up your feet, soak in those first warm rays of early May and imagi...

    Blog | May 05, 2013
  11. Thoughts: Break up the Brewers!

    David Schoenfield

    Quick thoughts on Monday's action ... Just over a week ago the Brewers were 2-8 and looked horrible. Now they've won eight in a row after beating the Padres 7-1 on Monday, as they lit up Jason Marquis for five runs in the first inning (Ryan Braun...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  12. SweetSpot awards: Joey Votto for MVP

    David Schoenfield

    Earlier, the SweetSpot bloggers overwhelmingly supported Mike Trout for AL MVP and Justin Verlander for the AL Cy Young Award. Let's see how the predictions line up in the NL. MOST VALUABLE PLAYER For the second straight, the SweetSpot bloggers s...

    Blog | March 31, 2013
  13. Verlander, Posey deals bad news for Yanks

    David Schoenfield

    So Justin Verlander is a whole lot richer. So is Buster Posey. Verlander's contract could be worth $202 million if he vests the final year and Posey's nine-year deal totals up to $167 million. We can all moan and groan about the absurdi...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  14. Chat wrap: Molina, Posey, defense

    David Schoenfield

    OK, maybe it was a little less exciting than the idea of Johnny Damon playing left field for the Yankees, but we had a good chat on Tuesday discussing the likes of Buster Posey versus Yadier Molina, the value of defense, which players need a change o...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  15. Offseason report card: Giants

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 94-68 (88-74 Pythagorean) 718 runs scored (6th in NL) 649 runs allowed (6th in NL) Big Offseason Moves Re-signed Angel Pagan, Marco Scutaro and Jeremy Affeldt. Signed OF Andres Torres. Lost OF Melky Cabrera. GM Brian ...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  16. Team USA missing stars, but still formidable

    David Schoenfield

    OK, there's no Mike Trout or Buster Posey or Justin Verlander or Andrew McCutchen, but Team USA's provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic looks pretty strong. How about this lineup: RF Ben Zobrist C Joe Mauer LF Ryan Braun DH Gianca...

    Blog | January 17, 2013