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  1. Ken Griffey Jr., Dave Parker, Ron Oester to enter Cincinnati Reds...

    Ken Griffey Jr. hugged other members of the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame. One hug meant more than the others. He embraced his father, who was wearing a red jacket signifying that he's already honored in the hall.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates great Dave Parker battling Parkinson's disease...

    Pittsburgh Pirates great Dave Parker is battling Parkinson's disease, according to a report.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Podcast: Struggling Dodgers, Utley's return

    Eric Karabell

    On Thursday's fun Baseball Today podcast, SweetSpot blogger Dave Schoenfield and I delved into many interesting topics, from players being lost (and found!) to injury to an All-Star Game from our youth! 1. First the Yankees had to deal with the CC...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  7. Guillen contrite, but penalty not enough

    Jim Bowden

    The mess surrounding Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen can't be easily resolved with just apologies and a five-game suspension. On Tuesday, the club announced Guillen would miss those games as disciplinary action for his comments last week regardin...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Jack Morris just doesn't pass muster

    Rob Neyer

    In the latest entry in Joe Posnanski's Hall of Fame blowout, Joe gives the thumbs-down -- reluctantly, I'm sure, because Joe's such a nice guy -- to Harold Baines, John Franco, Juan Gonzalez, Don Mattingly, John Olerud, Dave Parker, Lee Smith, and .....

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  11. One2Watch4: Marlins OF Chris Coghlan

    Dave Bearman, ESPN Stats & Info

    Want to stump your friends in bar trivia? Ask them who had the most hits after the All-Star Break last season. AL batting champion and MVP Joe Mauer with 101? Nice guess, but wrong. Derek Jeter with 102? Another great guess, but also the wrong answer...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  12. Research: Parker a notable HOF snub

    Buster Olney

    The holiday weekend was busy on the home front, so I cede today's lead to Mark Simon of ESPN Research, on the Hall of Fame voting: One candidate for whom ESPN.com didn't break down strengths of candidacy was Dave Parker, who will be in ...

    Blog | January 04, 2010
  13. Research: Dave Parker a notable Hall of Fame snub - Buster Olney

    Buster Olney

    Mark Simon of ESPN Research provides a compelling case for Dave Parker to be enshrined in Cooperstown. Plus, Buster Olney's news and notes from around the league and answers to a reader question about potential top draft pick Bryce Harper.

    Blog | Conversation | January 04, 2010
  14. Home Run Derby winners

    From Dave Parker to Prince Fielder, here are the past winners of the Home Run Derby.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  15. With Boras in the picture, Alvarez's career put on hold

    Jerry Crasnick

    As Pedro Alvarez awaits the resolution of his case against Major League Baseball, he's found that involving yourself with Scott Boras can be risky.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2008
  16. Aggh! It's Dave Parker at the plate!

    Paul Lukas

    Paul Lukas looks back at the time Dave Parker came to the plate with an intimidating addition to his uniform.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2008