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  1. Why I'm abstaining from HOF voting

    Buster Olney

    Mike Mussina spent each of his 18 seasons in the most treacherous waters pitchers have ever faced, among the whitecaps of what will always be remembered as an era of rampant steroid use -- and in the offense-rich American League East, no less. He was...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  2. Projecting missed portion of strike-shortened 1994 season - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses the ZiPS projection system to examine the key scenarios affected -- a possible HR record, HOF implications, the Expos winning the World Series? -- by the lost 1994 games.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  3. 'Rule of 10' hurting Hall of Fame voting

    Buster Olney

    The worst thing about the Hall of Fame voting has become the career dissection that accompanies it annually. Jack Morris threw almost 4,000 innings in his career, including his 13 starts in the postseason, and along the way he finished in the top...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  4. MLB - Analysis - BP Daily: The starting pitchers hurt the most by...

    Steven Goldman

    Some starters -- among them Josh Johnson, Paul Maholm and Roy Oswalt -- lose many wins to their bullpens. Historically, Jim Kaat, Bert Blyleven, Tommy John and Mike Mussina could have been 300-game winners.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  5. Jason A. Churchill: Looking back at the 1990 draft

    Jason A. Churchill

    A look back at the 1990 draft reveals little in the way of star power, but two cornerstones of the Yankees' dynasty.

    Blog | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  6. Mussina vs. Palmer: The debate continues

    At the end of a long and entertaining review ($) of an amazing Sunday, BP's Jay Jaffe takes me to task for arguing that Mike Mussina, as great as he's been, hasn't been as great as Jim Palmer: Over the weekend, ESPN's Rob Neyer noted the supportive...

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2008
  7. Moose a Hall of Famer? Jim Palmer thinks so

    Does Mike Mussina need to finally win 20 games to punch his ticket for the Coop? I hope not (though I'll certainly be an interested observer when he tries on Sunday, weather permitting). Yesterday Roch Kubatko talked to Hall of Famer Jim Palmer about...

    Blog | Conversation | September 26, 2008
  8. Friday Fliberts

    • According to Dugout Central's Joe DelGrippo -- and by the way, if that's really his name I'm green with envy -- if Mike Mussina wins just four more games this season, he's in the Hall of Fame. I concur. And you have to tip your cap to the guy...

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  9. Mussina commanding his three main pitches

    Mike Mussina has had success this season because he's excelled at commanding all three of the pitches he mainly throws.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2008
  10. Monday Mendozas

    • Craig Brown writes about Mike Mussina's renaissance, and notes (among other things) that Mussina's walk rate this season is the best of his career ... and of course it's always been pretty good. What I love about Mussina's season is that m...

    Blog | Conversation | August 11, 2008
  11. First-pitch strikes key for Mussina

    Part of Mike Mussina's success can be attributed to his ability to throw first-pitch strikes.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2008
  12. Yankees' rotation unpredictable

    Over at Baseball Musings, David Pinto runs the Yankees' projected starters through Marcel the Monkey's projections and finds some pretty impressive numbers, with Mike Mussina posting the worst ERA (4.31). As usual, though, the numbers are open to int...

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2008
  13. Hitters cutting loose on Moose's fastball

    Mike Mussina has been hit hard season because he can no longer use both sides of the plate with his declining fastball.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2007
  14. Being patient not easy thing to do

    On the first Saturday of September, Clay Buchholz tilted a region's panic with a no-hitter in his second major league start, hours after Ian Kennedy won his Yankees debut while replacing 247-game winner Mike Mussina and hours after Mike Pelfrey won a...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2007
  15. Is Mussina's time in rotation up?

    Another start, another disaster for Mike Mussina. Over at Was Watching, Steve Lombardi compares Mussina to Luis Tiant circa 1980, when the ex-Red Sox star went 8-9 with a 4.89 ERA in 25 starts with the Yankees. Of course, the Yankees did finish that...

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2007
  16. Injuries put Jays in a tough spot

    Two weeks ago, Chien-Ming Wang, Mike Mussina and Carl Pavano were hurt, and the Yankees went through 10 starters in their first 30 games. They had, at one point, as many quality starts as Chris Capuano and it was Joe Torre's fault for overtaxing his ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 14, 2007