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  1. Brian Griese

    Brian Griese

    • College football analyst for ESPN
    • 11-year NFL QB and had a 17-5 record as a starter at University of Michigan

    Career NFL Stats
  2. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links aren't letting a little thing like the utter lack of baseball news get in the way of having a good time ... Really nice memorial of recently departed Bill Lajoie from Lynn Henning. For you non-Insiders, Craig Calcaterra's got the ...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  3. Rob Neyer: Dallas McPherson a good fit for Alex Rodriguez-less Ne...

    Rob Neyer

    Who should sign the just-released Dallas McPherson? River Ave. Blues' Mike Axisa offers a pretty good candidate: the Yankees: First things first, McPherson had a phenomenal year last year (.275-.379-.618) in his first healthy year since 2004, but h...

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2009
  4. Rob Neyer: New way to judge umps on the way

    Rob Neyer

    Wave goodbye to QuesTec. As Alan Schwarz reports, there's a new tool in town. An improved camera system to monitor umpires' calls of balls and strikes will be used in all 30 major league stadiums starting opening day, ending the contentious QuesTec...

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2009
  5. Rob Neyer: Signing Pedro Martinez probably not a good move

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, the economy's rough on everybody. Even future Hall of Famers: Free agency isn't what it used to be. Pedro Martinez, a three-time Cy Young winner with 214 career victories, is still without a contract, but that could change soon. According to ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  6. Rob Neyer: Curt Schilling's take on pitchers in WBC a valid one

    Rob Neyer

    Curt Schilling on extracurricular baseball and what it might mean for pitchers: After the 1998 season I had the honor of being asked to play for the MLB All Star team that traveled to Japan to take on their best. Every 2 years MLB sends a team ther...

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2009
  7. Rob Neyer: Playing WBC in November just not the solution

    Rob Neyer

    Dugout Central's Mike Silva on the World Baseball Classic and injuries: Those who don't believe that Johan Santana's injury is WBC-related are not paying attention. The news yesterday about the Dan Warthen/Johan Santana differences over his arm pro...

    Blog | Conversation | March 06, 2009
  8. Rob Neyer: Finding a good home for the Athletics

    Rob Neyer

    Recently there's been some confusion about the Giants' "territorial rights" and San Jose. Might the A's be allowed to move there, or not? Well, after making a bunch of phone calls, the Mercury News' Mark Purdy seems to have figured it out: Selig a...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2009
  9. Leave the record books alone

    Rob Neyer

    In the Village Voice, Allen Barra sticks a knife in the idea that Bud Selig should mess with Alex Rodriguez ... then works it around and does some serious internal damage ... How about a drug test for everyone commenting on the A-Rod scandal?...

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2009
  10. Twins should have cut Kubel loose

    Rob Neyer

    Jason Kubel's a pretty good hitter, and at 26 he's still got a bit of room for improvement. So locking him up for the next two or three years must be a good thing, right? Not if you ask Dave Cameron ... The Twins avoided arbitration with Jason K...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2009
  11. Trading Barton makes sense, but not for Johnson

    Rob Neyer

    The latest from the rumor mill: The Nationals and Oakland Athletics, who discussed a potential trade for first baseman Nick Johnson all the way back in November, have revived those talks in recent weeks, according to a source familiar with the disc...

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  12. How will the Mets' new ballpark play?

    Rob Neyer

    From Amazin' Avenue and Hit Tracker's Greg Rybarczyk, some fascinating stuff about the Mets' new home: Eric Simon: For starters, what makes Citi Field a "Grand Canyon" where Shea Stadium was merely a decent pitcher's park? The park dimensions are n...

    Blog | Conversation | January 07, 2009
  13. Cuban never had a shot with Cubs

    Rob Neyer

    With the sale of the Cubs seemingly imminent, Mark Cuban on Tuesday had a long blog post about the process whereby he tried to buy the franchise. After running through reasons for the team's owners to have been thrilled at the prospect, Cuban gets ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2009
  14. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were first eaten, and then (fortunately) regurgitated by Santa's Little Helper ... • Mark Attanasio thinks maybe MLB needs a salary cap. I wonder ... Will the Brewers owner's sentiments be worth more than the dozens just li...

    Blog | Conversation | December 24, 2008
  15. Angels win ... and so does baseball

    Rob Neyer

    Rob thinks there aren't many fans who deserved a pennant more than those of the Angels.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2002