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  1. Why did Bryce Harper bat sixth?

    David Schoenfield

    Using wOBA from 2013, here is the ranking of the Washington Nationals' hitters in the lineup manager Matt Williams used on Wednesday: 1. Jayson Werth (R) 2. Bryce Harper (L) 3. Ryan Zimmerman (R) 4. Ian Desmond (R) 5. Adam LaRoche (L) 6. Anth...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  2. SweetSpot TV: Ranking the left fielders

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and myself break down the BBTN 100's top left fielders. Left field was once the domain of sluggers like Greg Luzinski and Jim Rice and Manny Ramirez and it didn't matter if you played any defense as long as you hit 30 home runs and knoc...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  3. Over/under: Bryce Harper's home runs

    David Schoenfield

    Jerry Crasnick writes on Bryce Harper -- still just 21 years old -- and the importance of him staying healthy this year. Money quote from Harper about his collision with the wall last year, one reason he battled knee and hip injuries: "I'm sure a ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  4. Voters make right calls in Fernandez, Myers

    David Schoenfield

    Baseball's future is in good hands. And good arms. A year after Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, Yu Darvish and Yoenis Cespedes burst on to the major league scene, 2013 gave us Jose Fernandez and Yasiel Puig, two players who have the ability to win even big...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  5. Did the Nationals miss their window?

    David Schoenfield

    Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper had surgery this week -- bone chips in his elbow for Strasburg, knee surgery for Harper. The operations are being sold as relatively minor procedures and both are expected to be ready for spring training. Still, ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  6. SweetSpot TV: The face of baseball

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and myself take a closer at a survey that found Alex Rodriguez to be "The Face of Baseball." Say what?...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  7. Active players who will be Hall of Famers

    David Schoenfield

    Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list on Sunday, sort of the exclamation point to the Los Angeles Angels' debacle of a season. Sunday was Hall of Fame induction day -- you may have missed it, considering the lone player elected played his fin...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  8. SweetSpot TV: Four key players

    David Schoenfield

    Eric and myself discuss some first half All-Stars and what to expect from them in the second half....

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  9. Cespedes shows why A's are must-see team

    David Schoenfield

    NEW YORK -- Now that's a pretty good pinch-hitter. American League captain Robinson Cano had originally wanted Miguel Cabrera as the fourth member of his Home Run Derby squad, but when Cabrera decided to pass due to back soreness, Cano called up A...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  10. Bruce Bochy messes up NL lineup

    David Schoenfield

    Here's the National League lineup for Tuesday's game: 2B Brandon Phillips RF Carlos Beltran 1B Joey Votto 3B David Wright LF Carlos Gonzalez C Yadier Molina SS Troy Tulowitzki DH Michael Cuddyer CF Bryce Harper You see the problem here,...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  11. Davis, Harper highlight Derby squads

    David Schoenfield

    I have a 15-year-old nephew who loves the Home Run Derby but doesn't care all that much about the actual All-Star Game. That seems a little blasphemous to those of us of a certain age who grew up hating Pete Rose and Steve Garvey and all of those Nat...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  12. NL All-Star squad looks much stronger

    David Schoenfield

    The big questions for this season's All-Star selections as we headed into Saturday's selection show: Would Yasiel Puig make it? Who backs up Miguel Cabrera at third base in the American League from a strong field of candidates? Who represents the Ast...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  13. Chat wrap: Puig, Harper and trade rumors

    David Schoenfield

    Bryce Harper for the All-Star team? What about Yasiel Puig? Plus trade talk and much more in Tuesday's chat....

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  14. Put Bryce Harper on the All-Star team

    David Schoenfield

    Dear Bryce Harper, Welcome back. I know the Washington Nationals missed you during your absence. They went 15-16 while you were tending to your bad knee. Bursitis, they called it? Sounds like something an old man would get, or maybe Jason Giambi, ...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  15. Trout, Harper, Machado and staying healthy

    David Schoenfield

    From Buster Olney's blog yesterday, discussing Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Manny Machado: NL executive: "I'd have Machado at No. 1 because he is more graceful, with flowing athletic skills -- poised and athletic easy-action skills are able to make ...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  16. Weekend wrap: Here comes Profar!

    David Schoenfield

    A quick warning about Jurickson Profar's call to the majors to replace the disabled Ian Kinsler: Do not expect Mike Trout; do not expect Bryce Harper; do not expect Manny Machado. Yes, the performance of those three wunderkinds has, unfortunately,...

    Blog | May 20, 2013