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  1. Rapid reaction: Blue Jays 7, Red Sox 4

    James Hall

    TORONTO -- With mounting injuries to the Boston Red Sox rotation, Andrew Miller continues to see a steady dose of starts. And while he has, at times, shown flashes of being a Major League-caliber starter, his last two outings -- including Thursda...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  2. Francona: Wakefield will start on Tuesday

    James Hall

    TORONTO - Red Sox manager Terry Francona announced prior to Thursday's series finale against the Blue Jays that Tim Wakefield will get the start on Tuesday when the Sox return home. The outing will mark Wakefield's eighth chance at reaching the ...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  3. Rapid Reaction: Jays 11, Sox 10

    James Hall

    TORONTO -- What seemed to be only a matter of time is now seemingly in jeopardy. Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield made his seventh attempt at reaching the elusive 200-win plateau for his career on Wednesday night against the Blue Jays, and despite ...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  4. Francona: Drew not progressing

    James Hall,

    TORONTO -- Red Sox outfielder J.D. Drew, who badly sprained a knuckle on his right middle finger last week during a rehab game in Pawtucket, was unable to play catch pain-free, and has yet to swing a bat. "He tried to throw yesterday and that di...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  5. Another successful session for Buchholz

    James Hall, Special to

    TORONTO -- The Red Sox got more good news Wednesday on starting pitcher Clay Buchholz (lower back strain): For the second consecutive day, his throwing program went according to plan. Buchholz, who has been on the disabled list since mid-June, ...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  6. Beckett rejoins Red Sox

    James Hall, Special to

    TORONTO -- In the case of Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Josh Beckett, no news could be perceived as good news. Prior to Wednesday's tilt -- the third game of a four-game set against the Jays at Rogers Centre -- Sox manager Terry Francona confi...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  7. Jack Morris: The results are in

    David Schoenfield

    Bill James has published the final article of his 10-part series on Big Game pitchers and takes a look at everybody's favorite Hall of Fame candidate, Jack Morris. Was Morris a Big Game pitcher? James writes, He was not. He had the one brilliant ...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  8. Three inducted posthumously into baseball Hall of Fame

    The baseball Hall of Fame added three members Sunday, as James "Deacon" White, Jacob Ruppert and Hank O'Day were all inducted posthumously.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2013
  9. MLB's possible headlines in 2013

    Jim Caple

    Baseball headlines we just might really see in the year to come, all the way from next week's Hall of Fame announcement to your 2013 World Series champion.

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2013
  10. Bill James on PEDs and punishment

    David Schoenfield

    From Bill James Online, an interesting takes that relates to the Hall of Fame, in an article Bill writes "is about finding likenesses in things unlike -- hence, the title." In many cases punishment must be linked immediately to the offense, or it ...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  11. Top 10 athletes with U.S. presidents' names

    ESPN Stats & Information

    These 10 Hall of Fame athletes, ranked by their accomplishments in their respective sports, have no relation to any U.S. president, but they each share a last name with a former commander in chief. 10. Earl Monroe (NBA) - James Monroe, fifth presi...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  12. The Scott Van Pelt Show on ESPN Radio: Show in review

    With Ryen Russillo and Linda Cohn Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins says Miami's main focus is on stealing Game 1 in Oklahoma City. Wilkins also comment on how LeBron James' history affect how people perceive him. Listen Miami Herald writer Joe Good...

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  13. Hall of Fame should lower voting threshold

    The Common Man and Bill

    A few weeks back, Bill caught some attention when he revisited Bill James' 25-year Hall of Fame projections from James' excellent book, "Whatever Happened to the Hall of Fame?" to see how the sensei did with his predictions. The results were interest...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  14. Trading walks for singles, Cooperstown-style

    Rob Neyer

    I'm not sure how much it costs to access Bill James' website, but I'm pretty sure his recent four-part series on the 2011 Hall of Fame ballot is alone worth whatever they get. Taking Bill's work and running with it -- Joe Posnanski's quite the run...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  15. Los Angeles Dodgers' DeJon Watson, Logan White won't be GM in Ari...

    Tony Jackson

    Los Angeles Dodgers assistant general managers DeJon Watson and Logan White were told Monday they no longer are under consideration for the Arizona Diamondbacks' vacant general manager's position.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2010
  16. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links do not come straight from Waxahachie, Texas ... but someday, I hope. Someday. * According to this, Bill James says Andre Dawson belongs in the Hall of Fame and Dale Murphy doesn't. This strikes me as a bit of a switch; in his New His...

    Blog | January 11, 2010