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  1. A (small) crime in San Francisco

    Rob Neyer

    Monday night in the bottom of the eighth inning, Bengie Molina hit a two-run homer, giving him four RBI in the game. In the top of the ninth, we heard (and saw) this on TV ... Mike Krukow: "Well, it happened tonight. We showed you early on, he was...

    Blog | April 13, 2010
  2. Too early to give up on Brian Giles

    Rob Neyer looks at Brian Giles and sees an old man who should shift his attentions to pickleball (one of my favorite sports, by the way): Generally in the game of baseball, when men are pushing 40, it becomes time to hang up the cleats an...

    Blog | February 09, 2010
  3. Making sense of Granderson's slump

    Rob Neyer

    Remembering when we were debating who was the greatest center fielder in the game, Grady Sizemore or Curtis Granderson. Now that seems like a long time ago. Sizemore's out for the season, with a variety of surgeries in his future. And Granderson ...

    Blog | September 15, 2009
  4. Scouting (or not) the Triple-A All-Stars

    Rob Neyer

    The Triple-A All-Star Game is what it is, with a few outstanding prospects sprinkled among the middle-aged veterans and the guys who are there because every team is guaranteed one representative. (Sound familiar?) The best prospects in the game inclu...

    Blog | July 16, 2009
  5. Whither Howie Kendrick?

    Rob Neyer

    Kendrick MLB FanHouse's Andrew Johnson asks a good question: What happened to Howie Kendrick? Once upon a time Howie Kendrick was rated the 12th best prospect in the game by Baseball America, ahead of future All-Stars like Jona...

    Blog | June 03, 2009
  6. Defending Peter Angelos

    Rob Neyer

    Sometimes they write letters. Brady Anderson, for instance: Sports Illustrated recently named Peter Angelos, the owner of the Baltimore Orioles, as the worst owner in the game. Having played for the Orioles for 14 seasons, nine during the Angelos er...

    Blog | June 02, 2009
  7. Is Greinke the best in the game?

    Rob Neyer

    Is Zack Greinke the pitcher in the majors? Justin Sablich is a tad skeptical ... Greinke There is no denying the remarkable ability of Royals ace Zack Greinke, or the compelling story of how he has battle...

    Blog | May 01, 2009
  8. When signing Boras' clients, ink the best ones

    Rob Neyer

    A few teams have gotten very good results while several others have gotten little in return by signing clients of Scott Boras over the past 10 winters.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2007
  9. Sizemore emerging as a legitimate star

    Rob Neyer

    After a phenomenal 2006 campaign, Grady Sizemore has quickly moved into the elite class of players in the game.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2007
  10. Tough to top Ruth-Gehrig combo

    Rob Neyer

    Maris-Mantle, Ruth-Gehrig, Bonds-Kent. Rob Neyer examines some of the best-known and longest-running 3-4 combos in major-league history.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2006
  11. Santana is cream of the crop

    Rob Neyer

    The all-time Rule 5 team includes some fine players, a few All-Stars, but not too many bona fide stars.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2006
  12. A-Rod defies categorization

    Rob Neyer

    Alex Rodriguez is arguably the best player in the game today -- and one of the greatest players ever.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2005
  13. Dodgers will win NL West

    Rob Neyer

    Contenders or pretenders? Here's the lowdown on who will win division titles this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2005
  14. Putting the blame where it belongs

    Rob Neyer

    Don't blame the A's formula for another early playoff exit. They just need to keep their heads in the game.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2003
  15. Baseball-lifer Arbuckle has certainly paid his dues

    Rob Neyer

    In the second of two interviews, Rob has a Q&A session with Phillies assistant GM Mike Arbuckle.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2003
  16. Astros' Purpura burns to one day become a GM

    Rob Neyer

    In the first of two interviews, Rob has a Q&A session with Astros assistant GM Tim Purpura.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2002