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  1. Active players who will be Hall of Famers

    David Schoenfield

    Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list on Sunday, sort of the exclamation point to the Los Angeles Angels' debacle of a season. Sunday was Hall of Fame induction day -- you may have missed it, considering the lone player elected played his fin...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  2. All-Star Game diary: AL wins, Mo is MVP

    David Schoenfield

    NEW YORK -- Here's a fun piece of All-Star trivia: At 24, Matt Harvey is the youngest pitcher to start an All-Star Game since Dwight Gooden, also of the Mets, who was 23 in 1988. How Harvey will fare in front of the home fans is one of the big sto...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  3. Bruce Bochy messes up NL lineup

    David Schoenfield

    Here's the National League lineup for Tuesday's game: 2B Brandon Phillips RF Carlos Beltran 1B Joey Votto 3B David Wright LF Carlos Gonzalez C Yadier Molina SS Troy Tulowitzki DH Michael Cuddyer CF Bryce Harper You see the problem here,...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  4. Davis, Harper highlight Derby squads

    David Schoenfield

    I have a 15-year-old nephew who loves the Home Run Derby but doesn't care all that much about the actual All-Star Game. That seems a little blasphemous to those of us of a certain age who grew up hating Pete Rose and Steve Garvey and all of those Nat...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  5. NL All-Star squad looks much stronger

    David Schoenfield

    The big questions for this season's All-Star selections as we headed into Saturday's selection show: Would Yasiel Puig make it? Who backs up Miguel Cabrera at third base in the American League from a strong field of candidates? Who represents the Ast...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  6. Padres need to lock up Chase Headley

    David Schoenfield

    So the Padres are on record as saying they'll make Chase Headley a big contract offer at some point this season, which I guess is sort of like promising a girl you're going to ask her to marry you some day: Well, what are you waiting for? Headley ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  7. U.S. survives Torre's questionable moves

    David Schoenfield

    They call this the World Baseball Classic and Sunday's United States-Canada game certainly qualifies as a classic, with a David-versus-Goliath storyline, several questionable lineup and managerial decisions made by Joe Torre, a late-inning rally and ...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  8. U.S. win sets up showdown with Canada

    David Schoenfield

    We've had a brawl, we've had upsets, we've had dramatic late-inning rallies and, thanks to one big swing from David Wright, we now get a monumental showdown between bitter enemies Canada and the United States to stay alive in the World Baseba...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  9. Offseason report card: Mets

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 74-88 (74-88 Pythagorean) 650 runs scored (12th in NL) 709 runs allowed (10th in NL) Big Offseason Moves Signed David Wright to eight-year, $138 million contract extension. Traded R.A. Dickey, Josh Thole and Mike Nickea...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  10. David Wright is no Derek Jeter ... or is he?

    David Schoenfield

    New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon compared David Wright to Derek Jeter, to which Wright responded by saying, "In my eyes, that's the ultimate compliment. I think it's somewhat undeserving. But it's humbling to be mentioned in the same sentence with him...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  11. Team USA missing stars, but still formidable

    David Schoenfield

    OK, there's no Mike Trout or Buster Posey or Justin Verlander or Andrew McCutchen, but Team USA's provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic looks pretty strong. How about this lineup: RF Ben Zobrist C Joe Mauer LF Ryan Braun DH Gianca...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  12. What should Team USA look like?

    David Schoenfield

    The World Baseball Classic provisional rosters will be announced later this week and news is starting to slip out on who Joe Torre will be naming to the roster. Giancarlo Stanton has committed to playing for Team USA, but Mike Trout will not, instead...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  13. Why the Mets should trade R.A. Dickey

    David Schoenfield

    A few things happened in the past couple of days that drastically affect the future of the New York Mets: 1. They've agreed to a contract extension with third baseman David Wright that will pay him $122 million from 2014 to 2020. Wright just needs...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  14. Rays make great move to lock up Longoria

    David Schoenfield

    Back in 2008, just a few days after reaching the majors, Evan Longoria signed a six-year, $17.5 million contract that included club options for 2014 through 2016. It was really the first deal of its kind, since Longoria and the Rays had agreed to ...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  15. Posey's year one of best ever for catchers

    David Schoenfield

    As expected, Buster Posey won the NL MVP vote in a landslide, collecting 27 of 32 first-place votes. Although you could have made strong cases for Andrew McCutchen, Yadier Molina, Ryan Braun and even Chase Headley or David Wright, Posey won for tw...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  16. Top 10 storylines of the offseason

    David Schoenfield

    It's time for a list. Of course it is. It's the offseason! My top 10 storylines of the offseason: 1. Where does Josh Hamilton end up? Will there be 30 teams interested in him or three? How much money and for how many years? Is he an MVP candida...

    Blog | November 01, 2012