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  1. Troy Tulowitzki: Best hitter in the game?

    David Schoenfield

    Heading into Wednesday's game, Troy Tulowitzki leads all qualified hitters in batting average (.354), on-base percentage (.447) and slugging percentage (.634). We can call that the triple-slash Triple Crown. And if you're doing that, you're the best ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  2. The best player in baseball

    David Schoenfield

    Sorry, Miggy. Your hitting feats are legendary. You'll be in the Hall of Fame some day, on the short list of best right-handed batsmen the game has ever seen. You know you're an all-timer when you're hitting .319 and on pace for 135 RBIs and nobody i...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  3. Surprising Marlins should go for Samardzija

    David Schoenfield

    The Miami Marlins' season appeared to end -- at least their slim hopes for a spot in the postseason did -- on May 9. That was the game in which Jose Fernandez suffered a season-ending elbow injury in a 10-1 loss to the San Diego Padres. They were 20-...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  4. SweetSpot TV: Best plays of April

    David Schoenfield

    Eric and myself discuss two of my favorite plays from April -- one involving Andrelton Simmons and another where the Rays recorded a double play with both outs coming at home. You can see the plays in the video. Here are a few more candidates --...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  5. Stanton one of best pure power hitters ever

    David Schoenfield

    The much-anticipated Alex Wood versus Jose Fernandez rematch didn't materialize on Tuesday night, as Fernandez turned in another dominating performance with eight scoreless innings while Wood gave up 10 hits and seven runs. What did materialize was a...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  6. SweetSpot TV: Who is No. 2?

    David Schoenfield

    Keith Law has his list up of his 25 best players under 25. Obviously, Mike Trout is No. 1. But who should be No. 2? Eric and myself discuss and debate....

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  7. The list: 10 things that caught my eye

    David Schoenfield

    1. I wrote about the Brewers-Pirates brawl here. While the brawl was certainly interesting, the biggest takeaway from the weekend has to be Ryan Braun's two home runs off Jason Grilli in the ninth -- one to win the game on Saturday, one to tie it on ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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