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  1. Who's like Jackie? Take Figgins, Hudson, Cabrera ...

    Rob Neyer

    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.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2007
  2. Remembering commissioner Bowie Kuhn

    Rob Neyer

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2007
  3. There could be room for everybody

    Rob Neyer

    It's unlikely the Japanese leagues will crumble the way the Negro leagues did after Jackie Robinson left for the majors.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2007
  4. Pujols was empirically more valuable

    Rob Neyer

    Anyone can intuitively support Ryan Howard for NL MVP, but the empirical evidence favors Albert Pujols.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2006
  5. September stumbles

    Rob Neyer

    The Cardinals are in danger of being remembered for one of the greatest September fades ever, writes Rob Neyer.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2006
  6. NL Rookie: Uggla or Ramirez

    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.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2006
  7. NL has the edge in rookie starters

    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.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2006
  8. Webb vs. Carpenter for NL Cy Young

    Rob Neyer

    Who will win the NL Cy Young Award? It'll be a race to the finish between Brandon Webb and Chris Carpenter.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2006
  9. NL wild card looks like a Padres-Giants affair

    Rob Neyer

    To predict which teams will make the playoffs, the first order of business is evaluating "third-order wins."

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2006
  10. 'What if ...' from a National League perspective

    Rob Neyer

    What if Mark Mulder were putting up numbers like he had in the past? Rob Neyer looks at what could have been in '06.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2006
  11. Figuring out the differences

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer reviews his least-accurate NL preseason picks and compares them to the projected end-of-the-season records.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2006
  12. Don't be surprised by the ups and downs

    Rob Neyer

    The AL West and NL East are down this year, and the NL West is improved. Such is the way of the baseball world.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2006
  13. Baseball executives are generally not fools

    Rob Neyer

    Very few of the things that make us crazy, as fans, actually have a significant impact on a team's fortunes.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2006
  14. April's numbers mean something, right?

    Rob Neyer

    The Padres rank last in the NL in runs scored. Will this along with several other April trends continue?

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2006
  15. The best don't always get recognized

    Rob Neyer

    The smarter we get, the more irrelevant awards based on performance will become.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2005
  16. It's anyone's series in NL

    Rob Neyer

    It's anyone's series in the NL, but Bartolo Colon's absence is still enough to give Chicago the AL edge.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2005