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  1. Wednesday Roundup: Fame time, next year

    AJ Mass

    Three players were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, as Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas all made it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot. Jack Morris, in his 15th and final season of eligibility, fell short of the...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  2. The Hall of Fame 'battleground states'

    Buster Olney

    If the early polling is correct, as many as four players will be honored today as part of the 2014 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Greg Maddux will be close to unanimous, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are expected to blow past the required 75 ...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  3. Why I vote for PED users for the HOF

    Buster Olney

    On Monday afternoon, revealed the Hall of Fame ballots for the 17 folks here who cast votes, and this seemed to set Twitter on fire in the baseball corner of the world. A brief review of the voting process: Voters are allowed ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  4. If You're Hardcore (AL): Who should close in Detroit?

    Will Harris

    Will Harris analyzes the Tigers' late-inning options out of the bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2008
  5. If You're Hardcore: Sweeney and Big Hurt returning

    Will Harris

    Will Harris discusses the impact of Ryan Sweeney's and Frank Thomas' returns to the A's on Carlos Gonzalez and the rest of the A's.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2008
  6. Ortiz, Smoltz updates

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell breaks down the latest news on David Ortiz, John Smoltz and other injury tidbits.

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2008
  7. If You're Hardcore: Ripple effect of Big Hurt's move to Oakland

    Will Harris

    Will Harris looks at how the Blue Jays' and A's lineups have shaken out since Frank Thomas moved from Toronto to Oakland.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2008
  8. Frank Thomas uses his … legs?

    The A's moved into first place last night, but the big news was that Frank the Tank tripled: Daric Barton, Jack Hannahan and Emil Brown supplied the power and Frank Thomas the legs, and that unexpected role reversal launched Oakland alone into ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 29, 2008
  9. M's focused on roster, not Big Hurt

    The Mariners should make a move to get Frank Thomas, writes Larry Stone, but John McGrath thinks the Mariners should pass. Mariners GM Bill Bavasi, speaking by phone on Monday, wouldn't address the question of whether Seattle is going to sign Thoma...

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2008
  10. Jays' worst Thomas move was first

    I don't think the bizarreness of the Frank Thomas story has really sunk in yet, as nobody seems to have come to grips with the oddity of releasing, in the middle of April, a future Hall of Famer who makes good money and is coming off a pretty good se...

    Blog | Conversation | April 21, 2008
  11. Big Hurt not done yet in fantasy

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses Frank Thomas' fantasy value

    Blog | Conversation | April 21, 2008
  12. Thomas' exit should benefit Lind

    Frank Thomas was released by the Toronto Blue Jays, and at some point Adam Lind is probably going to be the beneficiary of this decision that was right for everybody involved. Maybe later this week, or maybe later than that, Lind will be called up an...

    Blog | Conversation | April 21, 2008
  13. Grey's Clipboard: Gotta love the young pitchers

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey notes there were a number of great pitching performances in the opening week of the season, but he says it's hard not to get excited about outings from Micah Owings, Johnny Cueto and Hiroki Kuroda.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2008
  14. Pitching gives Blue Jays a shot

    Frank Thomas looked awful this spring -- maybe finished, which is a conclusion you sometimes hear when big guys with big swings get old and they look overwhelmed by fastballs in spring training. Mark Kotsay smiled at the notion a few days ago. "He s...

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2008
  15. Some non-players deserve enshrinement as well

    Rob Neyer

    There remain a dozen baseball figures who should follow Goose Gossage into the hallowed halls of Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2008
  16. The Big Rotowski: Where have all the home runs gone?

    Christopher Harris

    What does the downward trend in home runs mean in fantasy, for the rest of the season and beyond?

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2007