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  1. SweetSpot TV: Rapid Fire!

    David Schoenfield

    It's the award-winning Rapid Fire! Today, Eric and I discuss the Angels' rotation, more replay confusion, Jose Altuve's chances of winning the batting, Manny Machado and the Orioles and whether Felix Hernandez wins the Cy Young Award and more!...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. King Felix more dominant than ever

    David Schoenfield

    It may not be quite accurate to suggest Felix Hernandez is pitching the best baseball of his career, considering he's won a Cy Young Award, pitched a perfect game and has been one of the game's best starters since 2009. But Felix Hernandez is pitc...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  3. No surprise with Kershaw and Scherzer

    David Schoenfield

    As expected, Clayton Kershaw and Max Scherzer easily won the Cy Young Awards on Wednesday, with Kershaw capturing 29 of 30 first-place to win his second Cy Young Award, and Scherzer collecting 28 of 30 first-place votes to win his first. Kershaw, ...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  4. SweetSpot TV: Cy Young preview

    David Schoenfield

    Eric and myself preview the Cy Young Award races. It seems pretty clear who will win but should it be so obvious?...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  5. Hisashi Iwakuma for AL Cy Young Award?

    David Schoenfield

    With four scoreless starts in his past five outings, Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma has forced his way into the Cy Young discussion. He's now 14-6 with a 2.66 ERA. Eric Karabell calls Iwakuma his fantasy MVP among pitchers, but that...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Clayton Kershaw versus Stephen Strasburg

    David Schoenfield

    Keith Law unveils his top 25 players under the age of 25 list on Thursday and the top two pitchers are Clayton Kershaw and Stephen Strasburg. Can't disagree there, although the most surprising aspect is that Kershaw has already won a Cy Young Award a...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  8. Verlander deserved to win Cy Young Award

    David Schoenfield

    Two pitchers. You may be able to figure out who they are without too much work: Both pitchers are Justin Verlander. The top line is from his 2011 Cy Young and MVP campaign; the second line is 2012. There is very little difference in the seasons,...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  9. Podcast: Cy Young talk, Orioles, Longoria

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell hosted, I guested, and we talked baseball stuff on Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast. 1. Jered Weaver versus Justin Verlander: Who deserves the AL Cy Young Award right now? And are we ignoring other candidates? 2. Mike Trout yelled...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  10. Dickey, Sabathia now Cy Young favorites

    David Schoenfield

    Got this email yesterday from (yes, shameless promotion for a gambling site), but in the interest of fun and amusement: Current odds to win NL Cy Young Award R.A. Dickey -- 3/2 Matt Cain -- 8/5 Stephen Strasburg -- 3/1 Cole Hamels --...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  11. SweetSpot predictions: AL Cy Young

    David Schoenfield

    Today's staff prediction from the SweetSpot blog network: the AL Cy Young Award. Justin Verlander received 11 of 38 first-place votes as eight different pitchers received first-place nominations. Yes, there are a lot of ace-level starters right now. ...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  12. Over/under: Wins for Dodgers

    David Schoenfield

    At times in 2011 the Los Angeles Dodgers seemed to be a two-man team: Clayton Kershaw won the Cy Young Award and Matt Kemp finished second in the MVP vote. According to, those two were worth 17 wins above replacement level, so ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  13. Verlander, Weaver and the 2004 draft

    David Schoenfield

    Jered Weaver and Justin Verlander are battling for the AL Cy Young Award and a trip to the postseason. The San Diego Padres are 47-63, in last place in the NL West. How would things be if the 2004 draft had gone differently? The Padres had t...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  14. Halladay still favorite in NL Cy Young race

    David Schoenfield

    The other night I wrote about the heated battled for the AL Cy Young Award among Justin Verlander, Jered Weaver and CC Sabathia (with Josh Beckett peeking through the window). The AL hasn't had a close vote since 2002 (Barry Zito over Pedro Martinez)...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  15. World Series: Best playoff pitchers of all time

    David Schoenfield

    Page 2 presents the best postseason pitchers of all time. Is Cliff Lee No. 1?

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2010
  16. Cy Young debate: It's the Unit

    David Schoenfield

    Will Randy Johnson win his fourth straight Cy Young Award? Or does Curt Schilling deserve his first?

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2002