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  1. Podcast: Trade deadline, contraction, Jays

    Rob Neyer

    With the non-waiver trade deadline quickly approaching, Keith Law and I talked about all the potential action ahead as well as numerous interesting prospects to highlight on Thursday's Baseball Today podcast! 1. With Zack Greinke, Josh Johnson, a...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  2. Second-half previews: National League

    Rob Neyer

    Click here for the American League second-half previews. Washington Nationals Second-half key: What, other than monitoring Stephen Strasburg's innings limit? Despite injuries that limited Mike Morse, Jayson Werth and Wilson Ramos (out for the yea...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  3. Podcast: Hall of Fame talk, hot prospects

    Rob Neyer

    I had an excellent time talking baseball with Keith Law on Thursday's Baseball Today podcast. (What, you wanted us to break down LeBron James and Kevin Durant?) The show may have run a little long, but trust me, it's worth the listen! 1. With Troy...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  4. Clearing the bases: The Axford falls

    Rob Neyer

    First base: Now that's a bad week. Closer John Axford was an important cog in Milwaukee's trek to the NLCS a year ago. After blowing two save chances in early April, he converted his final 43 opportunities. It's been a different story in 2012. On Tue...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  5. Links: Phillies IF, Clay Buchholz, Morneau

    Rob Neyer

    Links to check out from around the SweetSpot network (and a couple other places): The Royals apparently made a lot of money last season. Bill Baer examines the pros and cons of some potential trade targets if the Phillies decide to add infield ...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  6. Podcast: Preparing for the World Series

    Rob Neyer

    The Baseball Today podcast returned on Monday with me and Mark Simon discussing the World Series participants and how they got there, and much more! 1. The shocking Cardinals are NL champs and they certainly didn't get there with starting pitching...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  7. Podcast: Playoffs? Let's talk about playoffs

    Rob Neyer

    Eric Karabell and Mark Simon hosted Monday's Baseball Today podcast and among the things they discussed: 1. Eric isn't ready to write off the Diamondbacks yet and believes we could see the home team win every game of this series. 2. Did the Phi...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  8. NL second-half team previews

    Rob Neyer

    And now a look at the National League. Click here for the American League second-half team previews. Philadelphia Phillies (57-34, +89 run differential) What needs to be fixed or accomplished in the second half? Although the Phillies finished ...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  9. Grading the NL teams through May

    Rob Neyer

    Philadelphia Phillies (34-20) It sounds odd and awfully nitpicky to say, but the Phillies could have been better. The big problem has been the offense, which has mustered a mediocre 91 OPS+ thus far. In fact, only three regulars have an OPS+ over 10...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  10. 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
  11. Roundup: Garcia deserves shot over Colon

    Rob Neyer

    Some quick takes at news items from around the majors: 1. Yankees start with Freddy Garcia and Ivan Nova in the rotation, put Bartolo Colon in the bullpen. Take: Thumbs up. Garcia has had a poor spring, but deserves the initial chance over Colo...

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  12. Tale of the Tape: Sandman vs. Hell's Bells

    Rob Neyer

    In response to my post about Trevor Hoffman -- I argued that he should stop at 600 saves -- The Captain's Blogger dispatched this missive: Interesting monk-like advice for Hoffman. I wonder how important it is for him to stay ahead of Mariano, thou...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  13. My advice to Trevor Hoffman

    Rob Neyer

    If I hope that Trevor Hoffman never saves another game, does that make me a bad person? I like round numbers. They're easier to remember. I'll never remember exactly how many games Greg Maddux or Randy Johnson won. But I'll never forget that L...

    Blog | September 07, 2010
  14. The Brewers' rotation in 2011

    Rob Neyer

    MLB Rumors looks at Milwaukee's 2011 rotation: The Brewers made the 2008 playoffs thanks, in large part, to a rotation led by C.C. Sabathia and Ben Sheets. Yovani Gallardo has since established himself as a frontline starter, but the Brewers have s...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  15. Reds bolster weak-hitting outfield

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, a Hall of Fame-caliber player was just traded to a contender! Jim Edmonds has been traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for outfielder Chris Dickerson. --snip-- The Reds host one of Edmonds' former teams, ...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  16. Can Giants spare what Brewers want?

    Rob Neyer

    MLB Trade Rumors with a pretty good one: The Brewers asked the Giants for Jonathan Sanchez or Madison Bumgarner in exchange for Corey Hart, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle (Twitter link). Giants GM Brian Sabean is underst...

    Blog | July 14, 2010