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  1. How many career home runs for Miggy?

    David Schoenfield

    Via Lee Sinins of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, Miguel Cabrera moved into the top 10 for career home runs through his age-31 season. The top 10: 1. Alex Rodriguez, 518 2. Jimmie Foxx, 464 3. Ken Griffey Jr., 460 4. Albert Pujols, 445 ...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  2. Five things we learned Sunday

    David Schoenfield

    Check out all the playoff odds and upcoming schedules on the Hunt for October page. 1. The Tigers will win the AL Central. It hasn't always been easy the past three seasons, but after sweeping the Indians, it appears the Tigers will win their t...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  3. Ten questions for the stretch run

    David Schoenfield

    Two weeks to go. Two weeks of gut-wrenching, sweat-inducing, pacing-in-front-of-the-TV baseball if you're a Kansas City Royals fan, hoping to see your team make the playoffs for the first time since 1985. Two weeks of wondering when Robinson Cano ...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  4. Victor Martinez, surprise MVP candidate

    David Schoenfield

    It seems like the idea of Victor Martinez as an MVP candidate picked up a lot of momentum in the past few days. It's not the craziest of ideas but ... well, it's a little out there, and I say that with full appreciation of Martinez's year at the p...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  5. Five things we learned Wednesday

    David Schoenfield

    Check out the Hunt for October page for standings, playoff odds and upcoming schedules for all the playoff contenders. 1. Dayton Moore had a dream: It was trading for James Shields and having Shields pitch a big game in September against the Tiger...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  6. Pickoff of the season dooms Royals

    David Schoenfield

    God knows the Kansas City Royals have found a lot of unique ways to lose ballgames over the past 25 years. But Tuesday night, in arguably the biggest game the franchise has played since winning the 1985 World Series, the Royals found yet another w...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  7. What if there's a four-way tie in the AL?

    David Schoenfield

    With the A's, Royals, Mariners and Tigers separated by just 1.5 games in the standings, there's the juicy possibility of a four-way tie, however slim: The Royals and Tigers tie for the AL Central title while the A's and Mariners also finish with the ...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  8. Five things we learned Monday

    David Schoenfield

    1. The A's can't get Sean Doolittle back soon enough. For the second day in a row, the A's blew a ninth-inning lead, as Tyler Flowers of the White Sox homered off Eric O'Flaherty with two outs to tie the game and then homered again in the 12th off...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  9. A's on brink of historic collapse

    David Schoenfield

    After another loss on Friday, Oakland's lead in the wild-card race is down to two games over Seattle and 2.5 over Detroit entering Saturday's action. In other words, the A's biggest worry now isn't so much the AL West title as simply holding on for a...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  10. Five things we learned Wednesday

    David Schoenfield

    1. Mike Trout isn't exactly tearing things up right now. As late as July 24, Trout's OPS was over 1.000 -- .309/.396/.606. Since then, 37 games, he's hit .227/.298/.413 with seven home runs and 22 RBIs but also with 47 strikeouts. Some of this is ...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  11. Five things we learned Tuesday

    David Schoenfield

    1. The Tigers had the biggest win of the night. J.D. Martinez's magical season continued with a three-run shot to dead center off Cody Allen in the ninth to give the Tigers a 4-2 lead that Joe Nathan then protected. With Allen struggling to throw ...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  12. Key players to watch for September

    David Schoenfield

    Monday's game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians set up to be one of those much-anticipated September pitching duels between aces on playoff contenders: David Price versus Corey Kluber, the team everyone expected to win the American Lea...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  13. Five things we learned Sunday

    David Schoenfield

    1. The NL West race is heating up. The Giants pounded the Brewers 15-5 to win their sixth in a row. They had two blowouts over Milwaukee but the pitching had its best week of the season, giving up 14 runs in seven games (three of those coming late...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  14. Five things we learned Wednesday

    David Schoenfield

    1. A big night in the AL Central. The Royals scored six runs in the bottom of the eighth to beat the Twins 6-1 ... which came a couple hours after David Price allowed -- not a typo -- nine consecutive hits in the third inning as the Yankees scored...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  15. SweetSpot TV: Lincecum, Orioles, Colon

    David Schoenfield

    It's another edition of Rapid Fire ... except this time I ask Eric the questions....

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  16. SweetSpot TV: Can KC win the Central?

    David Schoenfield

    Eric and I discuss the Royals, Tigers and who will win the American League Central. Worth mentioning that wasn't mentioned in the video: FanGraphs projects the Tigers as having the easiest remaining schedule in the majors. But, really, the difference...

    Blog | August 12, 2014