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  1. The Felix dilemma: How much rest?

    David Schoenfield

    Remember way back in 2008, when CC Sabathia was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers and made his final three starts of the season on three days' rest, helping the Brewers to their first playoff appearance since 1982? That seems like a generation ago. ...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  2. Kinsler, Seager, biggest All-Star snubs

    David Schoenfield

    We've reached the most fun part of the All-Star Game: Arguing about the final rosters. The starters and reserves were named on Sunday and it was interesting to note the different philosophies of managers John Farrell and Mike Matheny in filling ou...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  3. Tigers show why they're the best team

    David Schoenfield

    Five thoughts on Monday's battle between the first-place Detroit Tigers and first-place Baltimore Orioles, a 4-1 Tigers win that was more interesting than the final score indicates and evidence of why they were No. 1 in this week's Power Rankings. ...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  4. That guy in the Fister trade may be good

    David Schoenfield

    Tuesday was a great night of baseball. At various times, I watched parts of Reds-Red Sox, Mets-Marlins, Astros-Tigers, Dodgers-Nationals, Blue Jays-Phillies, Yankees-Angels and Mariners-A's, making it through to the final out on the West Coast. Th...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  5. Over/under: Prince Fielder's home runs

    David Schoenfield

    We'll do a couple more of these before running the final results on Sunday. Prince Fielder once hit 50 home runs for the Brewers when he was 23 years old in 2007. He hit 46 in 2009. The past three seasons, however, his home runs have gone from 38 ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  6. Lineup discussion: AL West

    David Schoenfield

    Here is our final division as we examine the lineups of each team. Or potential lineups. We talk a lot about lineups even though they change on almost a daily basis. The Rangers made the flashy offseason additions, but do they have the best lineup...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  7. Ranking the teams: 6 through 1

    David Schoenfield

    The final six. Let the debating begin. • Team rankings: Nos. 12-7 » • Team rankings: Nos. 18-13 » • Team rankings: Nos. 24-19 » • Team rankings: Nos. 30-25 » 6. Boston Red Sox How they can get to 90 wins: ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  8. Jack Morris: The results are in

    David Schoenfield

    Bill James has published the final article of his 10-part series on Big Game pitchers and takes a look at everybody's favorite Hall of Fame candidate, Jack Morris. Was Morris a Big Game pitcher? James writes, He was not. He had the one brilliant ...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  9. A final note on Tanaka's fastball velocity

    David Schoenfield

    After posting Monday's scouting report on Masahiro Tanaka, Patrick Newman NPB Tracker web site on Japanese baseball, sent me an excellent link via Twitter with more information on Tanaka's pitches. The data only goes through 2012 but is still help...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  10. The big, huge Hall of Fame post, Part 2

    David Schoenfield

    I continue my spin through the Hall of Fame ballot ... Pretty fine ballplayers but not Hall of Famers 25. Moises Alou (39.7 WAR) -- I was surprised to see how good Alou's final career numbers were: .303/.369/.516, 332 home runs, 1,287 RBIs, mor...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  11. O's sign Balfour but just spinning wheels

    David Schoenfield

    This hasn't exactly been the offseason that Baltimore Orioles fans wanted. Basically, the team has traded away closer Jim Johnson ... and agreed to a deal with closer Grant Balfour. Johnson was in the final year of arbitration and will probably...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  12. Time to talk about Jack Morris

    David Schoenfield

    Yes, it's the holiday season, when fights in Wal-Mart over towels are matched only by the cyber-brawling over Jack Morris' Hall of Fame case. This is Morris' final year on the BBWAA's Hall ballot. He's received 66.7 percent of the vote each of the...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  13. Video find: Jim Maloney's 1965 no-hitter

    David Schoenfield

    This is pretty cool: The final three innings of Jim Maloney's 10-inning no-hitter for the Reds against the Cubs at Wrigley Field in 1965. The video is in color and includes the final three innings of the game as well as the commmercials and postgame ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  14. Quick thoughts: An unlikely hero in Gomes

    David Schoenfield

    Another fun World Series game, with big hits, big decisions and a final score of Boston 4, St. Louis 2. Hero: Jonny Gomes. Inserted into the lineup only as a replacement for Shane Victorino, who couldn't go because of lower back tightness, Gomes w...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  15. Cardinals in trouble after Greinke's gem

    David Schoenfield

    There isn't a whole lot of analysis needed for the Dodgers' 6-4 victory over the Cardinals in Game 5. Zack Greinke scuffled early and then dominated his final four innings, the Dodgers hit their first four home runs of the series (two from Adrian Gon...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  16. Scherzer, Reddick and other thoughts

    David Schoenfield

    Thoughts on a game that was about a million times more exciting than even the 8-6 final score would indicate -- a win for the Detroit Tigers over the Oakland Athletics that sends this series back to Oakland for Game 5. 1. Max Scherzer, pitching in...

    Blog | October 08, 2013