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  1. Clearing the bases: Concerns about Gio

    Rob Neyer

    First base: Great win, bad start. The Nationals pulled out a wild 11-10 victory over the Brewers in 11 innings, scoring six runs off the Brewers bullpen duo of Francisco Rodriguez and John Axford (how terrible have those two been?). But cause for con...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  2. Podcast: Trade deadline, contraction, Jays

    Rob Neyer

    With the non-waiver trade deadline quickly approaching, Keith Law and I talked about all the potential action ahead as well as numerous interesting prospects to highlight on Thursday's Baseball Today podcast! 1. With Zack Greinke, Josh Johnson, a...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  3. Thome's back for more

    Rob Neyer

    Jim Thome's coming back in 2011, and with the possible of exception of the Yankees not getting Cliff Lee or Zack Greinke, this might be the best news of the winter. Because Thome's been one of the great hitters of this era, and when he's gone he'll ...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  4. Royals' mission delayed, not canceled

    Rob Neyer

    Following the reaction yesterday to the Zack Greinke trade, the questions seemed to revolve mostly around the Kansas City Royals' inability to get more for Greinke. Look, it would be fantastic if Kansas City could have gotten (the 2010 equivalent ...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  5. Votto wins, and knows why

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, it's not just Brian Bannister and Zack Greinke anymore. Dig Joey Votto yesterday: "After the season, when I looked at my numbers and at Albert's numbers, I thought: 'Holy cow! He's beaten me in a lot of them," Votto said. "He beat me in runs, ...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  6. Royals' Soria happy to be aboard

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, at least somebody still to wants to pitch for Kansas City. Bob Dutton on the Royals' Pitcher of the Year: "I'm still young," Soria said, "and I think I'm a piece of what they want to do with this team. I think it's a good idea to rebuild the t...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  7. The King of the American League

    Rob Neyer

    Jason Rosenberg on the Cy Young race that's probably already been won: And then there's the case of King Felix. He is, quite simply, the best pitcher in the AL, if not all of MLB right now. Except he's lacking one thing: wins. It's entirely possible...

    Blog | September 06, 2010
  8. Zack Greinke realistic about K.C.'s future

    Rob Neyer

    Yeah, the Royals have some serious prospects in the minors. But will they be good soon enough to help Zack Greinke play for a winning team. As Bob Dutton writes, Greinke has serious doubts ... "Every system has something," he said. "The biggest prob...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  9. Royals set all-important rotation

    Rob Neyer

    Another Five-Plus Club update, as one its Royal members is getting a customized slot: In case you were wondering, the rotation for the Royals coming out of the all-star break looks like this: Zack Greinke, Bruce Chen, Brian Bannister, Kyle Davies a...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  10. Tigers' Scherzer just another figure filbert

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, Brian Bannister and Zack Greinke aren't the only pitchers who look at non-traditional statistics on their laptops in the clubhouse. Max Scherzer might have an ugly ERA, but at least he's paying attention. Steve Kornacki: What fans might not rea...

    Blog | July 09, 2010
  11. Greinke learns from the nerds?

    Rob Neyer

    In a blog post trumpeting the accomplishments of Brett Anderson, I mentioned Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP) in passing, and a couple of commenters weren't exactly impressed. First, from Williamnyy: The whole notion of stripping away lucky...

    Blog | November 18, 2009
  12. Greinke almost unanimous

    Rob Neyer

    It's not often that I'm utterly right about something that seems less than obvious (to me, anyway), so I hope you'll pardon me for revisiting something I wrote just this morning. Mark (Missouri) Zack Greinke has the AL Cy Young hands down Rob N...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  13. Still fighting over Cy Young in AL

    Rob Neyer

    Well, last night the Cy Young situation got clearer in the American League, but murkier in the National League. With CC Sabathia's ugly loss, he failed to win 20 games and his ERA jumped to 3.37. If he had a legitimate chance at the Cy Young --...

    Blog | October 03, 2009
  14. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Did you know that if you click on the highlighted items, you'll make me happy and learn quite a bit more about baseball than if you don't? It's true! * When Jim Rice looks at Zack Greinke, does he see other skinny-but-dominant righ...

    Blog | September 25, 2009
  15. Making Scott Feldman's case (again)

    Rob Neyer

    From the third inning of today's A's-Rangers game, and one of my favorite broadcast teams: Josh Lewin: Greinke and Felix Hernandez seem to be the favorites for Cy Young, but I don't know, Tag. I understand that Scott Feldman doesn't ...

    Blog | September 24, 2009
  16. As great as Greinke is ...

    Rob Neyer

    Sure, Zack Greinke's awesome. But in fairness, he's no Pedro Martinez: Greinke Martinez With a win over the Red Sox last night, Zack Greinke should...

    Blog | September 23, 2009