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  1. Clearing the bases: Let Matt Kemp hit

    Rob Neyer

    First base: Donnie Buntball. The situation: The Giants lead the Dodgers 2-1 in the bottom of the eighth, no outs, runners at first and second, Mark Ellis up, Matt Kemp on deck. What do you do? Don Mattingly had Ellis bunt. The Giants of course put Ke...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  2. Video: Matt Kemp's workout regimen

    Rob Neyer

    Next time you think baseball players are fat and lazy and just drink beer and eat fried chicken, take a look at this video....

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  3. NL pleasant surprises: Team-by-team

    Rob Neyer

    The SweetSpot blog network weighs in with April's best surprises ... BeachyAtlanta Braves Simply put, the Braves' most pleasant surprise has been Brandon Beachy. At this time last year, Beachy was a virtually unknown prospect at Double-A Mississ...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  4. Podcast: Best player in baseball so far?

    Rob Neyer

    Eric Karabell and Mark Simon join forces on Monday's Baseball Today podcast to discuss: Thoughts on the weekend: discouraged by the Twins, more good stuff from the Rockies. Joe Mauer's injury, Matt Capps in at closer, some good wins for the Ra...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  5. What's to be done with Matt Kemp?

    Rob Neyer

    It must be fun to write about the Dodgers this season. Here's Bill Plaschke quoting Matt Kemp's agent, Dave Stewart: "I'm almost to the point - and maybe so are the Dodgers - where I'm thinking that this just isn't going to work," Stewart said. "The...

    Blog | August 13, 2010
  6. Was Matt Kemp really loafing in center field?

    Rob Neyer

    More on the Colletti/Kemp Affair, and Memories of Kevin Malone's takes have been both on-point and delicious. But what started all this? In the ol' mailbag I found this, from the estimable Gabriel Schechter: After watching the Dodgers against th...

    Blog | April 29, 2010
  7. Dodgers' Colletti rips MVP candidate

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, here's a good idea! Give a guy a new contract, then rip him when he makes a few mistakes in April! Hey, it could work, right? From the L.A. Times: Matt Kemp is off to a terrific start at the plate but has misplayed numerous balls in the outfiel...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  8. Torre talking lineups, nonsense

    Rob Neyer

    Mark Newman asks three (future) Hall of Fame managers -- along with Henry Chadwick, risen from the grave -- about lineup construction, and I couldn't help siezing upon this bit from Joe Torre: With certain people, it's easy. You know where t...

    Blog | September 08, 2009
  9. Pujols runs over Dodgers

    Rob Neyer

    You don't expect Albert Pujols to beat you with his legs, but that's just what he did Wednesday night against the Dodgers. As Vin Scully exclaimed afterward, "Albert Pujols beats the Dodgers with a stolen base. What a story!" Well...

    Blog | August 20, 2009
  10. Video: BBTN Web Gems, April 19

    Rob Neyer

    Baseball Tonight reviews the top defensive plays from Sunday....

    Blog | April 20, 2009