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  1. SweetSpot TV: Key injuries of spring

    David Schoenfield

    Have there been more injuries than usual this spring? I don't know. We probably say that every year. Eric and myself discuss the five most critical injuries of spring training and how they could affect the pennant races. In one case, it's led Eric to...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  2. Monday afternoon reading list

    David Schoenfield

    Some stuff to check out ... With the season-ending injuries to Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy, and the delayed start to Mike Minor's season, it was a little surprising the Braves cut Freddy Garcia, who you may remember actually started a playof...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  3. Monday morning random thoughts

    David Schoenfield

    Let's catch up on a few things ... I enjoyed the two games from Australia, even getting up at 4 a.m. to watch the opener. Clayton Kershaw didn't really have his best stuff in that game, with his fastball velocity way down, averaging 88.3 mph. R...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  4. Playoff watch: Thoughts of the day

    David Schoenfield

    Some quick thoughts on the most important results and plays of the day and a look forward to Tuesday. Pitching performance of the day: Mat Latos, Reds. Don't count the Reds out just yet in the NL Central race. For the second start in a row, the Re...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  5. For those who wanted to sit Mitch Moreland

    David Schoenfield

    Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland did this today off Brandon McCarthy, although I'd like a new measurement on the reported 391 feet. That was Moreland's 11th home run and he's hitting .286/.333/.555. Not bad for a guy many suggest...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  6. Weekend wrap: Here comes Profar!

    David Schoenfield

    A quick warning about Jurickson Profar's call to the majors to replace the disabled Ian Kinsler: Do not expect Mike Trout; do not expect Bryce Harper; do not expect Manny Machado. Yes, the performance of those three wunderkinds has, unfortunately,...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Impossible Giancarlo Stanton trade ideas

    David Schoenfield

    We've heard the rumors and seen the tweets and gone to bed dreaming: The Miami Marlins will listen to offers for Giancarlo Stanton. Now, listening to offers isn't the same thing as actively looking to make a deal, and assistant GM Dan Jennings told J...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  9. Wrap: Playoffs, best fans, trading Andrus

    David Schoenfield

    With the pesky Rays and Orioles battling it out in Baltimore, we talked about the wild-card race, whether the Rangers should trade Elvis Andrus, why football is more popular than baseball, playoff rotations, which city has fans that are most into gam...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  10. Chat wrap: MVP races, playoff rotations

    David Schoenfield

    Let's of good debates in today's chat: We discuss Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera in the AL MVP race, whether or not Ryan Braun is an MVP candidate in the NL, whether or not some teams should consider a three-man rotation in the playoffs, plus the most...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  11. Britton strikes out 10, sent to Triple-A

    David Schoenfield

    Zach Britton pitched maybe the best game of his career Thursday afternoon -- striking out 10, allowing one run and walking nobody in the Orioles' 5-3 win over the White Sox -- and was rewarded by getting optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. This is a pro...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  12. Rangers should keep Olt and call him up

    David Schoenfield

    Buster Olney's Insider blog this morning was headlined: Why the Rangers can't trade Profar, Olt . As the Cliff Lee rumors heat up, I have to agree with Buster. I'd keep Jurickson Profar and Mike Olt. While Profar is surely off-limits, Olt would un...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  13. White Sox take good risk with Liriano

    David Schoenfield

    Kenny Williams never seems to get a lot of respect. During his tenure as Chicago White Sox general manager, which began after the 2000 season, he's built two division winners, including the 2005 World Series champions. Maybe the most impressive as...

    Blog | July 29, 2012