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  1. Thome likely needs 600 homers to reach HOF

    Rob Neyer

    Jim Thome has reached the 500-homer mark, but that alone won't get him a bronze bust in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2007
  2. Who'll pass Bonds? Chances are, it's A-Rod

    Rob Neyer

    Now that Barry Bonds is the HR king, who'll pass him? The Favorite Toy says it's A-Rod, by a long shot.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2007
  3. 500 HRs no longer an automatic Hall pass

    Rob Neyer

    When Frank Thomas hit his 500th home run, did he go from Cooperstown wannabe to Hall of Fame lock?

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2007
  4. Why credit Cora with a homer?

    Rob Neyer

    What's on readers' minds? Torii Hunter playing for "minimum wage," Alex Rios' misplay and much more.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2006
  5. Going deep isn't everything

    Rob Neyer

    A player can compensate for a paucity of home runs with a lot of doubles, great speed and strong defense

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2006
  6. Don't call Roberts a power hitter just yet

    Rob Neyer

    Brian Roberts' 50 doubles last season tell us a lot about how many homers he should hit this year.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2005
  7. Long(ball) and short of misery

    Rob Neyer

    Some pitchers are never the same after giving up big homers. Just ask Billy Koch.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2005
  8. What a relief for Dodgers

    Rob Neyer

    David Ross hasn't produced much for the Dodgers of late. That all changed with his game-winning homer Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2004
  9. Schmidt's Cy chances dashed

    Rob Neyer

    Jason Schmidt's chances of winning the NL Cy Young Award were lost once the Astros beat the Giants.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2004
  10. It's all about the games

    Rob Neyer

    Barry Bonds didn't hit his 700th homer Tuesday, but his throwing out a runner at the plate keyed the Giants' win.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2004
  11. Bonds' best not 2001

    Rob Neyer

    Barry Bonds' best year during the ESPN era was not 2001 when he hit 73 homers. His finest came the next season.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2004
  12. Nothing like an inside-the park HR

    Rob Neyer

    A triple is fun to watch, but not as much as an inside-the-park homer -- or anything that brings you to your feet.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2004