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  1. Pitching four days in a row: A history

    David Schoenfield

    One of the craziest games of recent years took place on Monday, when the Phillies scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth to take a 6-5 lead, only to blow it in the ninth when Dan Uggla hit a grand slam for the Braves off Jake Diekman. One re...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
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  3. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show Preview January 8, 2014

    Ian O'Connor will be joined by ESPN NFL analyst Herm Edwards (10:45 a.m. ET), Baseball Hall of Famer Goose Gossage (11:45), ESPN NBA analyst Tim Legler (12:15 p.m.) and Super Bowl XXXVII champion John Lynch (12:30) on Wednesday. As always, email th...

    Blog | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  4. Goose Gossage's amazing 1975 season

    David Schoenfield

    Back in March, Goose Gossage said he thinks Mariano Rivera is pretty great, but also added, "I think that these guys are so dominant in that one-inning role that they've forgotten what we used to do. It takes three guys to do what we used to do." ...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  5. Best pitchers never to start in postseason

    David Schoenfield

    Watching Felix Hernandez the other night prompted me to look up the pitchers with the highest career Wins Above Replacement who never started a postseason game. Hernandez's career WAR is 36.3 and I had no idea if he would top the list or even be near...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  6. First Pitch: CC's superlative contract

    Andrew Marchand

    There is a prevailing thought that the horror of Alex Rodriguez's 10-year, $275 million contract (plus bonuses) could scare the Yankees into taking a more cautious free-agent approach with Robinson Cano. It certainly might give them some pause, bu...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  7. Goose Gossage vs. Mariano Rivera

    David Schoenfield

    Goose Gossage is 61, which I guess is old enough to turn the Hall of Fame relief pitcher into a grumpy old man, or at least a grumpy middle-aged man. Over the weekend, Gossage told Newsday that Mariano Rivera is certainly great, BUT ... "I think that...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  8. Hall of Famers glad Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens denied

    Nobody was happier about the Hall of Fame shutout than the Hall of Famers themselves.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  9. Happy birthday, Goose Gossage!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Richard "Goose" Gossage was born today in 1951 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 61-year-old Gossage, who pitched for 22 years (1972-1994) and mostly for the New York Yankees, had basically one pitch: a fastball. But, bo...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  10. David Wells talks Yankees' Old-Timers' Day

    Lynn Hoppes

    Hall of Famers Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson and Reggie Jackson are among the 50 former New York Yankees expected to attend the 66th annual Old-Timers' Day today at Yankee Stadium. Some recent players such as David Cone, Da...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  11. Goose Gossage says Roger Clemens lied about steroid use, doesn't ...

    Andrew Marchand

    Goose Gossage said during a radio interview that he believes Roger Clemens has lied about his steroid use, labeling the seven-time Cy Young Award winner as a cheater unworthy of the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  12. Evolution of the closer: How we got here

    David Schoenfield

    How did we get here? No, I don't mean "What's on the other side of the universe?" kind of here. How did we get here? June 8: The Mariners lead the Dodgers 1-0 in the eighth inning. They're working on a combined no-hitter, but the Dodgers ha...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  13. A plan to save the save and make relief pitchers meaningful again...

    Jim Caple

    The save used to mean something. But now? It's cheap and mis-used. Here's a plan to bring it back into baseball's fold.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  14. The bullpen cart is alive and well with the Sugar Land Skeeters

    Jim Caple

    The Sugar Land Skeeters are taking baseball back to the future. Yep, they're using a bullpen cart.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  15. Can San Francisco Giants' Brian Wilson remain an elite closer?

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft looks at Brian Wilson's fantasy value, as well as potential alternatives for saves in the San Francisco Giants bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  16. Unflashy Ron Roenicke getting it done with Milwaukee Brewers

    Christina Kahrl

    First-year Brewers boss Ron Roenicke lacks pizzazz, but he makes up for it by being one of baseball's most aggressive in-game managers.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  17. New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera is human -- and he won't last fo...

    Wallace Matthews

    Three consecutive games of imperfect humanity? Say it ain't so, Mo!

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2011