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  1. Podcast: Hall of Fame talk, hot prospects

    Rob Neyer

    I had an excellent time talking baseball with Keith Law on Thursday's Baseball Today podcast. (What, you wanted us to break down LeBron James and Kevin Durant?) The show may have run a little long, but trust me, it's worth the listen! 1. With Troy...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  2. All-time draft rosters: AL Central

    Rob Neyer

    Let's move on to the AL Central as we look back at the all-time draft rosters. Remember, these are the best players drafted and signed by the team, even if they didn't necessarily contribute to that franchise. Other divisions: AL East Chicago W...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  3. Podcast: Heath Bell, Lynn, weekend preview

    Rob Neyer

    Keith Law and I ended this final full week of April on the Baseball Today podcast with intelligent discussion about American League outfielders in the news, a weekend preview, and much more! 1. Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young is in the news...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  4. The least talented team of all time

    Rob Neyer

    As a quick follow-up to my previous post: I did a search for the teams since 1950 with the fewest All-Stars at any point in their career. Obviously, every team has at least one All-Star since each team gets one representative. Only one team has had a...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  5. Podcast: Playoffs? Let's talk about playoffs

    Rob Neyer

    Eric Karabell and Mark Simon hosted Monday's Baseball Today podcast and among the things they discussed: 1. Eric isn't ready to write off the Diamondbacks yet and believes we could see the home team win every game of this series. 2. Did the Phi...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  6. Podcast: We have playoff races!

    Rob Neyer

    Before the weekend Mark Simon and I asked for more pennant races and, guess what, it happened! We discussed that and much more on Monday's Baseball Today podcast, including ... 1. The St. Louis Cardinals and Tampa Bay Rays are relevant again, but ...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  7. AL: What's important in September

    Rob Neyer

    Even if your team isn't in the pennant race, September is an important month. Here is what each American League team hopes to accomplish in the final month. Boston Red Sox: As the Red Sox enter the season's final stretch, Terry Francona's focus wi...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  8. Podcast: Thome, Delmon and ... cats

    Rob Neyer

    A very tired Keith Law held off on his nap to bestow the baseball knowledge for Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast -- I was there, too! -- and here are some of the topics we discussed! 1. Future Hall of Fame slugger Jim Thome breaks a milestone and ...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  9. AL second-half team previews

    Rob Neyer

    As the second half kicks off, our SweetSpot Network weighs in with a quick look at the state of each team and what to expect in the second half. Boston Red Sox (55-35, +111 run differential) What needs to be fixed or accomplished in the second ...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  10. Grading the AL teams through May

    Rob Neyer

    New York Yankees (29-23) For all the dithering and complaining that's been going on in the Bronx, the Yankees have the second-best record in the American League, propelled by the best offense in baseball. Russell Martin (.253/.363/.479) has been ...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  11. AL pleasant surprises: Team-by-team

    Rob Neyer

    Baltimore Orioles Zach Britton was supposed to start the year in the minors but injuries to Baltimore's rotation forced his promotion. In five starts he is 4-1 with a 2.84 ERA. He is a ground ball pitcher (57.3 GB percent) who has already induced fi...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  12. Victor Martinez's price too high for Red Sox

    Rob Neyer

    To this point, it's not been a great offseason for the Red Sox, who lost one of their best players when Victor Martinez signed with the Tigers. Here's Alex Speier on the (non-)move, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia's apparent ascendance: So, why did the S...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  13. Sparky was one of the greats

    Rob Neyer

    Just last week -- and just before the passing of Artie Wilson -- I mentioned how lucky we are to still have Willie Mays and Bob Feller and Stan Musial and Yogi Berra among us. I should have mentioned Sparky Anderson, who today joined Artie Wilson in ...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  14. Scherzer makes deal look even better

    Rob Neyer

    Gleeman on a deal that's worked out quite nicely for the Tigers (if not well enough, this season): When the Tigers demoted Max Scherzer to Triple-A in mid-May he was 1-4 with an ugly 7.29 ERA, but since returning following a two-week stint in Toled...

    Blog | August 27, 2010
  15. These Questions 3: Kathryn Schulz

    Rob Neyer

    When I read a book, I usually have a pencil at hand, for marking passages or circling words I want to look up later. With each notation, I'll also pencil in a page number on the book's endpaper. In the case of Kathryn Schulz's "Being Wrong: Adventure...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  16. Tigers lose right fielder, gain $15M

    Rob Neyer

    This is really bad news for the Tigers' front office ... Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez will miss 6-8 weeks after breaking his right ankle in a game against the Toronto Blue Jays. ... but it's great news for the Tigers' accountants, because th...

    Blog | July 24, 2010