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  1. 10 hot managerial candidates

    Jim Bowden

    With the season winding down, we're starting to get a sense of which teams might have managerial openings. But who might fill those holes? Here are the names that will be discussed most frequently this winter. Ryne Sandberg, manager, Triple-A Lehi...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  2. Barry Larkin a consummate professional

    Jim Bowden

    Barry Larkin had just finished his final season for the Cincinnati Reds in 2004, making the All-Star team at the ripe "old" age of 40. After 19 seasons, he finished with a career .371 on-base percentage, 441 doubles, 76 triples, 198 home runs and 379...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  3. Dee Gordon's All-Star potential

    Buster Olney

    Dee Gordon asks a lot of questions, something that Barry Larkin noticed the first time he worked with the Dodgers shortstop in the offseason. Precise questions, about how you hold the glove in making a play at the second base bag, about how you make ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  4. Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordon has All-Star potential -...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordon is eager to learn and improve upon his game. That, in addition to his impressive physical abilities, is why some think he's a future All-Star.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2012
  5. Jeff Bagwell is haunted by the era in which he played, and it cou...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Jeff Bagwell is seemingly close to the Hall of Fame -- earning 56 percent of the votes this year -- but yet so far because of the ramifications of his era and PED suspicions that some writers can't seem to overlook.

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  6. PED talk shouldn't apply to Jeff Bagwell

    Jim Bowden

    The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced its 2012 class of inductees earlier today, and shortstop Barry Larkin was the only player elected. He is certainly deserving of the honor and should enjoy all the accolades that come with it, but much of t...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  7. Barry Larkin a true Hall of Famer

    Jim Bowden

    I spent 14 seasons in the front office of the Cincinnati Reds from 1990 to 2003, the final 11 as the team's vice president and general manager, and was blessed to watch Barry Larkin roam the left side of the diamond as the Reds' regular shortstop dur...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  8. Alan Trammell, Barry Larkin deserve to be in the Hall of Fame - M...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating explains a new metric that can be helpful in evaluating Hall of Fame candidacies, and makes the case for why Alan Trammell and Barry Larkin should be inducted.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2012
  9. How to deal with declining players

    Jim Bowden

    Players begin to decline due to age and/or a loss of physical ability, including hand-eye coordination, brain quickness, strength, movement and flexibility. In most cases, the brain power remains the same, the mental toughness is still there, and th...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  10. MLB: Barry Larkin, Alan Trammell deserve to be Hall of Famers

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers uses WAR, context and overturned faulty logic to argue that Barry Larkin and Alan Trammell both deserve enshrinement in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  11. Sky Kalkman -- Analyzing the Hall of Fame Zone helps shed light o...

    Sky Kalkman

    Who's in? Who's out? The debate boils down to a few simple graphs.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2010
  12. My 2010 Hall of Fame ballot

    Keith Law

    I don't have a ballot for the Hall of Fame yet -- just nine years to go -- but if I did, my ballot would include: Tim Raines, Mark McGwire, Bert Blyleven, Alan Trammell, Roberto Alomar, Edgar Martinez and Barry Larkin. I've written abou...

    Blog | November 30, 2009
  13. My 2010 MLB Hall of Fame ballot - Keith Law

    Keith Law

    Keith Law won't be a Hall of Fame voter for another nine years, but that doesn't mean he can't opine about worthy (and unworthy) candidates for next year's inductions, including Mark McGwire, Tim Raines, Bert Blyleven and Edgar Martinez.

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2009