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  1. Lorenzo Cain catching everything in center

    David Schoenfield

    There's an old quote about Garry Maddox, the great Philadelphia Phillies center fielder of the 1970s: "Water covers two-thirds of the Earth and Garry Maddox covers the other third." That's the kind of defense Lorenzo Cain has been playing in the p...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  2. Resolutions for a new year

    David Schoenfield

    It's time to look ahead to 2013. While we can all resolve to do more in our communities, respect our elders and be kind to dogs, here are a few resolutions from around baseball. San Francisco Giants: To acquire some overrated veteran in midseason ...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  3. Chase Utley: Great peak, Hall of Famer?

    David Schoenfield

    Chase Utley is set to return to the Philadelphia Phillies' lineup Wednesday night, none too soon for a team sitting at 36-40, eight games behind the Washington Nationals in the NL East. It's the first step in the Phillies' three-pronged hope for a se...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  4. Predictions for 2012, Oscar-style

    David Schoenfield

    Too much serious stuff around here. Let's tackle something a little more fun and lighthearted -- predictions for 2012, using Academy Award categories. Best Cinematography Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston Red Sox Matt Kemp, ...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  5. NL East: Three fixes for each team

    David Schoenfield

    Sure, every team would love to plug its shortstop hole with Jose Reyes or Jimmy Rollins. Albert Pujols would look terrific in any uniform. Have a spare $40 million sitting around? Sure, Ryan Madson is an underrated closer. But let's be realistic h...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  6. What to watch in the World Series

    David Schoenfield

    I'm anticipating the most exciting World Series we've seen in years, hopefully the first seven-game showdown since 2002. We have two explosive offenses, unpredictable starting rotations, potentially dominant bullpens, Albert Pujols, Babe Cruz, mad sc...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  7. Cardinals living dream in Braves' nightmare

    David Schoenfield

    "It's like we're living out a bad dream." -- Braves third baseman Chipper Jones, after losing 7-1 to the Phillies on Tuesday. Entering September, the Braves were 80-55, in clear command of the NL wild-card race, leading the Cardinals by 8.5 games...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  8. La Russa hates losing, loves overmanaging

    David Schoenfield

    For some reason, the Tony La Russa moment I always remember is his postgame television interview after his Oakland A's got swept by the underdog Cincinnati Reds in the 1990 World Series. I don't remember the reporter, only that La Russa was cornered ...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  9. Everything getting back to normal

    David Schoenfield

    We tried to kill off the Boston Red Sox after their 2-10 start. We mocked the New York Yankees for including Bartolo Colon and Freddy Garcia in their rotation. We pretended Carl Crawford could not handle the pressure in Boston, that Derek Jeter belon...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  10. Cap week: Vote on alternate caps

    David Schoenfield

    We picked out 10 of our favorite alternate caps. Not every team has an alternate cap (or a different road cap, for that matter). These alternate caps are usually worn on Sunday home games or Wednesday afternoon games or some other specific dates. Thu...

    Blog | May 10, 2011