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  1. SweetSpot TV: Rapid Fire!

    David Schoenfield

    It's the award-winning Rapid Fire! Today, Eric and I discuss the Angels' rotation, more replay confusion, Jose Altuve's chances of winning the batting, Manny Machado and the Orioles and whether Felix Hernandez wins the Cy Young Award and more!...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. The list: 10 things that caught my eye

    David Schoenfield

    1. Back in spring training, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish admitted he was working on a few minor tweaks on his mechanics in an attempt to avoid a recurrence of the nerve problem in his lower back and buttocks area that arose last September. Whether th...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  3. Day of aces: Sunday's best matchups

    David Schoenfield

    One of the best aspects of early April baseball is all the aces start on Opening Day. Then a few days later they meet again. Usually by each pitcher's third or fourth starts, the schedules get out of whack -- teams don't have the same off days, some ...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  4. SweetSpot AL awards: Mike Trout for MVP

    David Schoenfield

    Yes, it's the time of the year ... awards predictions! Here are the collective thoughts of the writers from across the SweetSpot network. MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Last year, the SweetSpot bloggers correctly picked Miguel Cabrera as the AL MVP winner....

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  5. Jered Weaver, MLB's most important player

    David Schoenfield

    One thing casual baseball fans do is overrate the importance of one player. In the NBA, you build a team around one superstar. If you have two, you can win 27 games in a row. But it doesn't work that way in baseball. Look at last year's Tigers. Th...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  6. Offseason report card: Angels

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 89-73 (88-74 Pythagorean) 767 runs scored (3rd in American League) 699 runs allowed (7th in AL) Big Offseason Moves Signed free agent Josh Hamilton to five-year, $125 million contract. Traded Kendrys Morales to Mariners...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  7. Power rankings: All 30 teams!

    David Schoenfield

    Last weekend, I presented the top 10 teams in my personal power rankings. That was before the Blue Jays officially acquired R.A. Dickey, so I updated my top 10 after that trade, and, to spur on more debate, now present the rest of my rankings. Agree ...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  8. The best pitching coach in the majors

    David Schoenfield

    From Bill James Online, lowest OBP allowed versus a hitter leading off an inning: 1. Johnny Cueto, Reds, .234 2. Bartolo Colon, A's, .236 3. Homer Bailey, Reds, .236 4. Bronson Arroyo, Reds, .244 5. Jered Weaver, Angels, .255 I don't know i...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  9. Who should win the AL wild cards?

    David Schoenfield

    I sent an email to my pal Jim Caple, asking: Would you rather see the A's or Angels in the playoffs? I could also ask: Would you rather see the Orioles or the Rays? All four teams won on Wednesday, which means good news for the Orioles and A's ...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  10. The best time of the season is here

    David Schoenfield

    As the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles played on in the late-afternoon shadows, the managers turned to Chris Archer and Tommy Hunter, a rookie with just 18 innings of big league experience making his first relief appearance of the season and a v...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  11. Does anyone want to win a Cy Young?

    David Schoenfield

    Some recent performances of Cy Young candidates: Johnny Cueto, Reds: Eight runs and 17 hits over 11 innings in his past two outings. Aroldis Chapman, Reds: Four hits and three runs allowed on Friday, including a game-losing home run to Matt Dom...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  12. Angels need help to make the playoffs

    David Schoenfield

    Right when the Angels are starting to make things interesting as they try to hunt down one of the wild-card spots -- they've won 11 of their past 14 games -- comes news that Jered Weaver is likely to miss his start Friday against the Tigers. If he...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  13. David Price turns into AL Cy Young favorite

    David Schoenfield

    David Price starts for the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night against the Texas Rangers to open a crucial three-game series, albeit more crucial for the Rays than the Rangers. A David Price start is always one to pay attention to, for a somewhat obvious ...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  14. Ten important things to know on Aug. 13

    David Schoenfield

    You have to love August baseball. This is when the grind of the long season settles in, when depth becomes even more important, when pitchers have to pitch through fatigue and soreness and maybe a little pain. It's when we find out if the pretenders ...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  15. Podcast: Cy Young talk, Orioles, Longoria

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell hosted, I guested, and we talked baseball stuff on Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast. 1. Jered Weaver versus Justin Verlander: Who deserves the AL Cy Young Award right now? And are we ignoring other candidates? 2. Mike Trout yelled...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  16. Verlander, Weaver good at baseball

    David Schoenfield

    That was awesome. I mean you, Justin Verlander. I mean you, Jered Weaver. Verlander tied a career high when he struck out 14 batters, dominating the New York Yankees in a 132-pitch effort in the Detroit Tigers' 7-2 victory on Monday night. H...

    Blog | August 07, 2012