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  1. Marlins, Rockies still seeking answers

    David Schoenfield

    I remember watching that first game in Miami Marlins history, 20 years ago today. That the then-Florida Marlins were introducing teal to Major League Baseball was as big a deal at the time as 45-year-old knuckleballer Charlie Hough drawing the start....

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  2. A's make nice pickup in Chris Young

    David Schoenfield

    From the difficult to understand department: In a three-way trade with the Oakland Athletics and Florida Marlins, the Arizona Diamondbacks gave up outfielder Chris Young and acquired infielder Cliff Pennington from the A's and relief pitcher Heath Be...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  3. NL East showdown: Position rankings

    David Schoenfield

    This is back-of-the-napkin stuff ... but fun back-of-the-napkin stuff. As we wait to see if Prince Fielder does land in Washington, let's check out the state of the NL East. We'll go position by position and rank the players. Then we'll come up with ...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  4. Links: NL East, Adam Jones, Hall of Fame

    David Schoenfield

    I hope you read Jayson Stark's piece arguing that baseball actually has more parity than the NFL. From ESPN Insider, Dave Cameron looks at three one-time All-Stars who are good candidates to bounce back in 2012 and Dan Szymborski looks at the rema...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  5. Will Marlins' unis rank among worst ever?

    David Schoenfield

    The big announcement Friday night at 9 p.m. ET ... no, not the Marlins signing Jose Reyes (although you never know), but the renamed Miami Marlins officially unveiling their new uniforms. If these leaked photos prove accurate, the Marlins will conti...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  6. A history of World Series Game 7

    David Schoenfield

    There have been 35 Game 7s played in the World Series. They provide many of the most indelible moments in the sport's long history: Bill Mazeroski's home run, Jack Morris' shutout, Luis Gonzalez's blooper, Joaquin Andujar going nuts. Now we have 3...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  7. Links: Would second wild card be exciting?

    David Schoenfield

    With the reports of a second wild card being a likely possibility for 2013, The Common Man dug through the archives to see how "exciting" the battles for the fifth-best record would have been through the years. He found that a lot of races would have...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  8. It was time for Ozzie to leave Chicago

    David Schoenfield

    In 1917, the Chicago White Sox won 100 games and the World Series under manager Pants Rowland. A year later, he was fired, unable to get along with owner Charles Comiskey, which is about as surprising as not getting along with a rabid pit bull. Th...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  9. The Marlins' new logo ... has yellow in it

    David Schoenfield

    Uni Watch maestro Paul Lukas has confirmed that the new logo for the Marlins that leaked last night -- the team will be renamed the Miami Marlins -- is the real deal. The judgments on Twitter last night were not kind. It does kind of look like an ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  10. Vote: Miami Marlins a good name change?

    David Schoenfield

    So the Florida Marlins will be renamed the Miami Marlins next season, when they move into their new retractable-roof, 37,000-seat ballpark in Little Havana, about two miles from downtown Miami. Name changes are nothing new in baseball, although fa...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  11. Podcast: AL West, LoMo, Hall of Fame

    David Schoenfield's very own Jerry Crasnick joined us on Thursday's Baseball Today . Some of the items we discussed: 1. Here come the Angels! But should the Angels start Jered Weaver on three days' rest? Jerry and I disagreed. 2. Will Alex Rodriguez's i...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  12. Mike Stanton's impressive season

    David Schoenfield

    While Dayn Perry had an ESPN Insider piece today chronicling Jayson Heyward's disappointing second season, Mike Stanton has quietly been a star for the Marlins. Like Heyward, he's just 21, but he's second in the NL in home runs with 30. He's increase...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  13. Weekly preview: Desperate times for Angels

    David Schoenfield

    A quick preview of the week ... and a little confusion over what the Marlins are trying to accomplish by sending Logan Morrison down to the minors. SERIES OF THE WEEK Rangers at Angels, Monday through Thursday Monday: Alexi Ogando (11-5, 3.2...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  14. Is Bonifacio worst player of the month?

    David Schoenfield

    A colleague poses this question: Is Emilio Bonifacio the worst player to win a player of the month award? By this, we don't mean the worst statistically for that month, but the worst player over the course of his career. Bonifacio had a terrific J...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  15. Podcast: Teammates calling out teammates

    David Schoenfield

    Myself and Keith Law had plenty of things to talk about on Wednesday's Baseball Today podcast , including: 1. The disaster in St. Louis. What the heck was Tony La Russa thinking in the eighth inning? 2. Whether or not Logan Morrison and Ricky R...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  16. Links: Inside the sordid McCourt affair

    David Schoenfield

    Last week, I wrote a little thing explaining why LeBron James wouldn't make a good baseball player. For those of who still think basketball players are the unquestioned greatest athletes in the world, I present John Wall. And for the sake of comparis...

    Blog | June 20, 2011