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  1. Smoltz giving up mound for booth?

    Rob Neyer

    Does this press release mean that John Smoltz is officially retiring? TBS, exclusive home of the 2010 Major League Baseball League Division Series (LDS) and American League Championship Series (ALCS), announced today broadcast teams for the network...

    Blog | March 16, 2010
  2. Will John Smoltz pitch in 2010?

    Rob Neyer

    Gosh, I'd hate to see him go out like this, without a farewell tour or anything. From MLB Trade Rumors: SmoltzFree agent pitcher John Smoltz was noncommittal in his talk with Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In reference ...

    Blog | February 11, 2010
  3. Hall adds one ... but not the one we thought

    Rob Neyer

    After all these years, I shouldn't be surprised anymore by Hall of Fame voters. Today I was. I didn't know how many players would be elected. I figured at least one, but probably two and possibly three. Well, it was one. And not the one I wo...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  4. Arroyo blames dirty old cap

    Rob Neyer

    Oh, those Cardinals. Always trying to stir something up ... After Bronson Arroyo held the St. Louis Cardinals to one run in a 6-1 Reds win Wednesday night, a Cardinals coach accused the pitcher of cheating. Cardinals starter John Smoltz said he ha...

    Blog | October 01, 2009
  5. Cardinals add Hall of Famer

    Rob Neyer

    From The Sporting News, a bit of insta-analysis of Cardinals' signing of John Smoltz: Smoltz The 42-year-old righthander is expected to serve as the Cardinals' fifth starter, though he eventually could ...

    Blog | August 19, 2009
  6. Boston's SP depth looking good

    Rob Neyer

    More from Pinto on the subject that refuses to die: Daisuke Matsuzaka made the Red Sox' decision about what to do with their extra pitching a little easier [Friday night]. Dice-K allowed six runs in 4+ innings, raising his ERA to 8.23. He was wi...

    Blog | June 20, 2009
  7. Decision time for Theo

    Rob Neyer

    Finally, we seem to nearing a conclusion to the Mysterious Case of the Red Sox Rotation. Granted, we don't know what this conclusion's going to look like. But it's close. In the mean time, YFSF's Paul F. thinks he knows what the Red S...

    Blog | June 16, 2009
  8. Boston's tale of nine SP

    Rob Neyer

    Ben Nicholson-Smith posts a mini-Link-O-Rama about the Red Sox and -- with Brad Penny pitching well last night and John Smoltz supposedly starting next week -- their rotational surplus. What do you do with six starters? Well, you can make one of th...

    Blog | June 12, 2009
  9. Podcast: Baseball Today

    Rob Neyer

    A ton of pitching talk between Eric Karabell and Peter Pascarelli, including John Smoltz rejoining the Red Sox soon, the trade market and what the Mets are going to do with their rotation....

    Blog | June 12, 2009
  10. John Smoltz: No. 7 starter

    Rob Neyer

    Remember John Smoltz? Well, he's on a schedule ... Smoltz If Smoltz continues at his current progression, he'll wait four days, and then move up to Triple A Pawtucket. Another four days off, another sta...

    Blog | May 27, 2009
  11. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    News and notes from around Baseball Land while wondering if MLB is really going to make the Nats and the 'Stros finish this game ... * When John Smoltz can't pitch any more, he wants to golf ... on the pro tour! I'm sure he's q...

    Blog | May 06, 2009
  12. OK, how healthy is John Smoltz?

    Rob Neyer's Rob Bradford describes the throwing session that got the Red Sox excited about John Smoltz: The Sox' contingent didn't know what to expect in the 50-pitch side session, perhaps just a stream of straight balls and a subsequent physical ex...

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2009
  13. Smoltz will be compared to Eck

    Rob Neyer

    John Smoltz has plenty of wins as a starter and several very effective years as a closer, but he's not a serious HOF candidate.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2006
  14. Is Smoltz ready for big innings again?

    Rob Neyer

    What have we learned in the season's first week? John Smoltz still has it; Calvin Pickering never will.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2005
  15. Smoltz simply not a Hall of Famer

    Rob Neyer

    While John Smoltz has had a solid big league career, he's far from a Hall of Famer in the making.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2004
  16. Gagne's strikeouts give him the edge over Smoltz

    Rob Neyer

    While John Smoltz is having a superb season, Eric Gagne has simply been the better pitcher.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2003