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  1. The list: 10 things that caught my eye

    David Schoenfield

    1. Back in spring training, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish admitted he was working on a few minor tweaks on his mechanics in an attempt to avoid a recurrence of the nerve problem in his lower back and buttocks area that arose last September. Whether th...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  2. SweetSpot TV: Top right fielders

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and myself discuss the top 10 right fielders in the BBTN100. Let's just say this is probably the most loaded position in the majors. Also, I have a debate with Christina Kahrl: Who would you prefer as a franchise player, Giancarlo Stant...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. Over/under: Giancarlo Stanton's home runs

    David Schoenfield

    Giancarlo Stanton is still just 24 years old. Which is why many believe he's yet to hit his ceiling. After hitting 37 home runs in 123 games in 2012 and leading the National League in slugging percentage, Stanton missed some time again in 2013 and...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  4. Pirates need to make big pitch for Stanton

    David Schoenfield

    The Pittsburgh Pirates need Giancarlo Stanton. They have the starting pitching, even though right now they have an entire rotation on the disabled list. They have the bullpen, a key reason the Pirates lead the majors with 12 shutouts. They play ex...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  5. Thoughts: What's wrong with Matt Cain?

    David Schoenfield

    Some quick reactions to Monday's fine major league baseball action ... The good news for the Giants: A 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks to snap a five-game losing streak and a win for the first time when Matt Cain started. The bad news: Cain scuffle...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  6. Best and worst giveaways of 2013

    David Schoenfield

    The great DJ Gallo is back with his annual list of the best and worst promotions of 2013. My favorite "worst" promotion: Giancarlo Stanton Arm Sleeve -- June 2 The 17 fans at Marlins Park will find it pretty awkward when they're handed a Gia...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  7. U.S. survives Torre's questionable moves

    David Schoenfield

    They call this the World Baseball Classic and Sunday's United States-Canada game certainly qualifies as a classic, with a David-versus-Goliath storyline, several questionable lineup and managerial decisions made by Joe Torre, a late-inning rally and ...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  8. U.S. in trouble after loss to Mexico

    David Schoenfield

    Justin Verlander, Prince Fielder, Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout aren't on the United States roster, and their absence means a lot of fans don't care about the World Baseball Classic -- certainly not enough to spend a Friday evening in early March wa...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  9. Offseason report card: Marlins

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 69-93 (68-94 Pythagorean) 609 runs scored (15th in NL) 724 runs allowed (12th in NL) Big Offseason Moves See below ... Well, that didn't go as planned. The Marlins moved into their new stadium, signed a bunch of high-...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  10. Team USA missing stars, but still formidable

    David Schoenfield

    OK, there's no Mike Trout or Buster Posey or Justin Verlander or Andrew McCutchen, but Team USA's provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic looks pretty strong. How about this lineup: RF Ben Zobrist C Joe Mauer LF Ryan Braun DH Gianca...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  11. What should Team USA look like?

    David Schoenfield

    The World Baseball Classic provisional rosters will be announced later this week and news is starting to slip out on who Joe Torre will be naming to the roster. Giancarlo Stanton has committed to playing for Team USA, but Mike Trout will not, instead...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  12. Impossible Giancarlo Stanton trade ideas

    David Schoenfield

    We've heard the rumors and seen the tweets and gone to bed dreaming: The Miami Marlins will listen to offers for Giancarlo Stanton. Now, listening to offers isn't the same thing as actively looking to make a deal, and assistant GM Dan Jennings told J...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  13. Power rankings: All 30 teams!

    David Schoenfield

    Last weekend, I presented the top 10 teams in my personal power rankings. That was before the Blue Jays officially acquired R.A. Dickey, so I updated my top 10 after that trade, and, to spur on more debate, now present the rest of my rankings. Agree ...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  14. David Samson didn't really say that, did he?

    David Schoenfield

    David Samson is president and de facto general manager of the Miami Marlins. (Michael Hill has the official title of general manager, but Samson is the guy who makes the decisions generally associated with that title.) This would suggest he knows ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  15. American League still superior to NL

    David Schoenfield

    Joey Votto may be the best hitter on the planet. The Nationals' rotation is lethal. Young stars such as Bryce Harper, Giancarlo Stanton, Andrew McCutchen and Buster Posey are as exciting as any player in baseball. Clayton Kershaw, Matt Cain, Brandon...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  16. Franchise Player Draft: 2011 in review

    David Schoenfield

    The question is simple: If you were starting a franchise and could pick any player in baseball, who would you pick? Ignore contracts, current or future. Ignore current team. Think only of ability, position and age. Who do you build around? On Thur...

    Blog | May 30, 2012