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  1. Welcome to the club, Yoenis Cespedes

    David Schoenfield

    Here's the funny thing about great throws: How many do you remember? Specific throws, I mean? Of course, there's the Bo Jackson throw to nail Harold Reynolds and the Ichiro Suzuki throw early in his first season in Seattle that helped establish his r...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  2. Veterans ballot missing one top candidate

    David Schoenfield

    The Veterans Committee portion of the Hall of Fame induction process doesn't generate the same uproar as the Baseball Writers vote does. But the people it elects are still full-fledged members of Cooperstown, with their little plaques right there nex...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  3. The most exciting player in baseball

    David Schoenfield

    We all have our own favorites, of course, and maybe they change from season to season. Or month to month. That's a little of the beauty of baseball; we don't all have to enjoy and appreciate the same players. The stars aren't necessarily shoved down ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  4. The Hall of Fame and MVP winners

    David Schoenfield

    With the Hall of Fame voting still on our minds, I thought it would be fun to look at which non-Hall of Famers fared best in MVP voting, and which Hall of Famers have fared worst. Modern MVP voting began in 1931 so we'll focus on players whose car...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  5. Links: Relief value, Dave Parker for Hall?

    David Schoenfield

    Keith Law has a piece up on Insider showing how data indicates that relief pitchers are constantly overvalued. Not only are they especially volatile from year to year, they are volatile within a single season. Here's one key nugget: "In one query, we...

    Blog | July 26, 2011