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  1. Voros McCracken changed the game

    Rob Neyer

    Below, a long excerpt from a much longer article about Voros McCracken, who merely changed baseball analysis as we knew it, practically overnight. Jeff Passan: When a Baseball Prospectus book suggested pitching and defense were too intertwined to b...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  2. Bobby Thomson played lead role in passion play

    Rob Neyer

    In the wake of this unfortunate news, I began compiling a list of the 10 greatest, most memorable home runs in major league history. Fortunately, before getting too far along I discovered that David Schoenfield and Jeff Merron, not so long ago, came ...

    Blog | August 17, 2010
  3. Braves' Heyward no Francoeur

    Rob Neyer

    From Baseball America's story about 2009's Player of the Year: ATLANTA-The parallels between players are impossible to miss, yet it doesn't take long for Braves officials to try and distance Jason Heyward from former Braves phenom Jeff F...

    Blog | September 11, 2009
  4. Knuckleballer Haeger back in majors

    Rob Neyer

    I wish this bit of news, via Jon Weisman, hadn't escaped me yesterday: Charlie Haeger recruited for long relief Wednesday Jeff Weaver will start for the Dodgers on Wednesday in place of Chad Billingsley, and Charlie Haeger will replace Eric Stu...

    Blog | August 13, 2009
  5. Has Frenchy finally lost his job?

    Rob Neyer

    As Mark Bradley reports, it looks like Jeff Francoeur has finally, mercifully, lost his job: When you've exhausted Bobby Cox's legendary patience, you're probably not long for these Braves. Last week Kelly Johnson went from being the eve...

    Blog | July 07, 2009