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  1. Bracket baseball-style: Creighton wins it all!

    David Schoenfield

    From the World Of I Can't Believe You Spent The Time Doing This, what would the NCAA tournament bracket look like if we picked the best major leaguer from each school? Well, something like this (* denotes Hall of Famer) ... REGION 1 Round of ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  2. Matt Cain throws perfect game, strikes out 14 as Giants drub Astr...

    Matt Cain pitched the 22nd perfect game in major league history and first for the San Francisco Giants, striking out a career-high 14 and getting help from two spectacular catches to beat the Houston Astros 10-0 on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  3. Hall of Fame debates: Spirited, emotional

    David Schoenfield

    There are a lot of misunderstandings about the Hall of Fame and its voting procedures and results, beginning with the little fact that baseball was not, of course, actually invented in Cooperstown, N.Y., in 1839 by a future Civil War general named Ab...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  4. Cards complete comeback: Series champs

    David Schoenfield

    ST. LOUIS -- You fight through the monotony of fielding practice in spring training. The sore elbows, the back pain, the starts when you leave your fastball in the bullpen, and maybe a surgery or two at some point in your career. Chris Carpenter m...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  5. In search of Ubaldo Jimenez's fastball

    Steve Berthiaume

    Right now, Ubaldo Jimenez is admittedly a mess. At the midway point of last season, the Rockies' ace had used his dominant fastball to become appointment viewing and a search for similar numbers was calling up names like Christy Mathewson and Walter ...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  6. Tim Lincecum strikes out 12 as Giants shut out Mets

    Tim Lincecum struck out 12 to surpass Christy Mathewson for most double-digit strikeout games in Giants history, lifting San Francisco over the Mets 2-0 on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  7. Hypothetical: Best-selling jerseys ever?

    David Schoenfield

    Major League Baseball released its list of the 20 best-selling jerseys from the past season. Derek Jeter ranked No. 1 ahead of Joe Mauer and Roy Halladay, mildly surprising since you'd think most Yankee fans would own a Jeter jersey by now. Anyway...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  8. MLB: Babe Ruth's called shot, the Black Sox, Christy Mathewson in...

    Buster Olney

    There's new footage of Maz's HR in Game 7 in 1960; as a result, Buster Olney makes a list of games that current baseball fans wish they could relive -- the called shot, Christy Mathewson in 1905, the Black Sox World Series, etc. Plus: free agency updates.

    Blog | Conversation | November 14, 2010
  9. Rangers' Lee claims spot among greats

    Rob Neyer

    It's premature to suggest that Cliff Lee is having the greatest postseason in the history of postseasons; in 1905, Christy Mathewson started three World Series games and pitched three shutouts. Randy Johnson carried the Diamondbacks in 2001. Et ceter...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  10. Cubs decided risk worth the possible reward

    Jayson Stark

    The Cubs went ahead and answered the Brewers by acquiring Rich Harden from Oakland.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2008
  11. Lieber rising to the challenge

    Gary Gillette

    These five pitchers have surprised a lot of people by helping carry their clubs this September.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2005
  12. Maddux moves past Seaver on wins list

    Chicago 6, Chicago 2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 25, 2005
  13. Berkman, Biggio spark sixth-inning rally

    Roger Clemens struck out a season-high 10 in his 331st career win, pitching the Astros past the Giants 4-1.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 14, 2005
  14. Missing out on a true gem

    Jayson Stark

    Brandon Backe and Woody Williams battled it out in a dual for the ages in Game 5. Too bad America wasn't watching.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2004
  15. Grizzled veterans put on a show

    Rob Neyer

    Grizzled veterans Kevin Appier and Jamie Moyer put on quite a show on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2002
  16. Baseball's 30 most memorable moments

    Baseball's 30 most memorable moments

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2002