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  1. Poll: Right move to start Kershaw?

    David Schoenfield

    Remember, for a long time, short rest meant starting on two days of rest, not three -- think of Sandy Koufax in Game 7 of the 1965 World Series spinning a three-hit shutout or Mickey Lolich in Game 7 in 1968 beating Bob Gibson. So it's not as if t...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  2. The Mariners' historic run prevention

    David Schoenfield

    On Aug. 7, Jeff Sullivan wrote on FanGraphs: (S)ince the last day of May, the Mariners have played 59 games, or 36% of a full season. Over those 59 games, the Mariners as a team have allowed 159 runs, with a 2.50 ERA. Because I feel like you aren't ...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  3. AL East shaping up as race for the ages

    David Schoenfield

    The most exciting day in recent baseball history took place on the final day of the 2011 season, when Dan Johnson hit his miracle home run as the Tampa Bay Rays rallied from a 7-0 deficit to beat the New York Yankees in 12 innings, and Evan Longoria ...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  4. Thoughts: Angels rally, Puig for HR Derby

    David Schoenfield

    Quick thoughts on Thursday's games ... Down 7-0 to Felix Hernandez, the Angels pulled off the comeback of the season to win 10-9. Needless to say, this kind of thing doesn't happen every day. Hernandez had been given a seven-run lead 17 previous ...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  5. Would you start Verlander in Game 4?

    David Schoenfield

    DETROIT -- There will certainly be some cries that Jim Leyland should start Justin Verlander on three days' rest in Game 4, thus giving Verlander the opportunity to start Game 7 on short rest as well. As intriguing as that option may sound, Leylan...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  6. Oil Can Boyd and the good ol' 1980s

    David Schoenfield

    After the Boston Red Sox lost the heartbreaking Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd was scheduled to start Game 7. The game got rained out, which gave Red Sox manager John McNamara an option: Boyd on five days' rest or Bruce Hur...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  7. If Game 7, who starts for Cardinals?

    David Schoenfield

    The one big ramification of the initial Game 6 rainout is it gives Tony La Russa the option of starting Chris Carpenter on three days' rest in Game 7 if St. Louis wins on Thursday. The Cardinals haven't announced a starter and that's not just a ta...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  8. The wild-card races we already have

    David Schoenfield

    On Aug. 30, 1978, Dennis Eckersley pitched a complete-game five-hitter to lead the Red Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Blue Jays. They were 84-47 and led the AL East by 7.5 games over the Yankees. The Sox played a doubleheader that day. Thanks to Ji...

    Blog | September 25, 2011
  9. Johnson vs. Koufax

    David Schoenfield

    If Randy Johnson was transported back to the 1960s, how would his numbers compare to Sandy Koufax?

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2002