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  1. Mistakes mooted by blowout score

    Rob Neyer

    Sometimes it's better to be lucky than brilliant. The below exchange is taken from a chat conducted eight hours before Game 4 ... Mac (Philly): Since Yankee stadium is a lefty power park, shouldn't Holland be starting tonight? Rob Neyer: It s...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  2. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Sorry, but since it's still only Wednesday I'm going to lead and close with a few more bites of Big Mac. * Posnanski says it's time to forgive Mark McGwire, Bernie Miklasz had had enough of the cynics and Fungoes runs through McGwire's testimony, ...

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  3. Big Mac comes clean, finally

    Rob Neyer

    The key bit of Mark McGwire's statement: During the mid-'90s, I went on the DL seven times and missed 228 games over five years. I experienced a lot of injuries, including a ribcage strain, a torn left heel muscle, a stress fracture of the left ...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  4. Big Mac came with two dimensions

    Rob Neyer

    Viva El Birdos on the notion that Mark McGwire doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame because he was a one-dimentional slugger. A real one-dimensional slugger, like our erstwhile Juan Gone -- he is truly a sight to behold. Mark McGwire walked as much a...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  5. Does Big Mac belong in the Coop?

    Rob Neyer

    Tuesday it was Fred McGriff, so naturally our next Hall of Fame candidate is Mark McGwire. Why naturally? Be patient, my friends. All shall be revealed. First, let's stick to some easily verifiable facts ... McGwire was, at his best, a devastat...

    Blog | December 02, 2009
  6. Big Mac a Cardinal again?

    Rob Neyer

    You have to hand it to Tony La Russa: He couldn't give a gerbil's behind for what you think about steroids. He'll defend Mark McGwire to his last breath, and now it looks like he will even hire him. What does McGwire bring to the table, though? Rick ...

    Blog | October 26, 2009
  7. Throwing pitches, throwing darts ...

    Rob Neyer

    Tom Verducci on who should be worried this year about this year's Year After Effect: Mike Pelfrey was ready for me in the Mets spring training clubhouse, as if he knew I was coming. "Look at me," the Mets right-hander said one day la...

    Blog | April 08, 2009