He's a little bit of Figgins, Hudson and Cabrera put together, but no one player in today's game compares favorably to Jackie Robinson.
Commissioner Bowie Kuhn might be remembered for some rather unpopular decisions during his 15-year reign, but he did have the game's best interests at heart.
It's unlikely the Japanese leagues will crumble the way the Negro leagues did after Jackie Robinson left for the majors.
Anyone can intuitively support Ryan Howard for NL MVP, but the empirical evidence favors Albert Pujols.
The Cardinals are in danger of being remembered for one of the greatest September fades ever, writes Rob Neyer.
The NL Rookie of the Year is a toss-up between a pair of Marlins, shortstop Hanley Ramirez and second baseman Dan Uggla, writes Rob Neyer.
The American League has some outstanding rookie starters, but the National League has a deeper roster of talented rookie arms, writes Rob Neyer.
Who will win the NL Cy Young Award? It'll be a race to the finish between Brandon Webb and Chris Carpenter.
To predict which teams will make the playoffs, the first order of business is evaluating "third-order wins."
What if Mark Mulder were putting up numbers like he had in the past? Rob Neyer looks at what could have been in '06.
Rob Neyer reviews his least-accurate NL preseason picks and compares them to the projected end-of-the-season records.
The AL West and NL East are down this year, and the NL West is improved. Such is the way of the baseball world.
Very few of the things that make us crazy, as fans, actually have a significant impact on a team's fortunes.
The Padres rank last in the NL in runs scored. Will this along with several other April trends continue?
The smarter we get, the more irrelevant awards based on performance will become.
It's anyone's series in the NL, but Bartolo Colon's absence is still enough to give Chicago the AL edge.