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  1. 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
  2. Does 'Jayson Werth problem' have solution?

    Rob Neyer

    Dave Cameron on the Jayson Werth Problem: Managers already were able to bring in situational lefties to attack the middle of the Phillies line-up in high leverage situations, as we saw in the NLCS. Removing Werth from the equation exacerbates the p...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  3. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links contain some pretty nifty hidden messages, if you read all of them backward ... On the eve of one of the greatest pitching matchups ever, Crashburn Alley asks Bay City Ball and Bay City Ball asks Crashburn Alley about the NLCS. In...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  4. What's next for the Dodgers?

    Rob Neyer

    As Matthew Leach writes, the just-eliminated Dodgers are pretty well set for next season, with one real exception: The rotation is the area of greatest uncertainty. Left-hander Clayton Kershaw, who started Game 1 of the NLCS, is back, as is righ...

    Blog | October 22, 2009
  5. Podcast: Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer discusses the Phillies' domination of the Dodgers in Game 3 of the NLCS and why it was inevitable that Alex Rodriguez would start hitting in the postseason....

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  6. Phillies make room for Bruntlett

    Rob Neyer

    Crashburn Alley's Bill Baer on the Phillies' roster and an awfully odd decision: The Phillies set their NLCS roster and starting rotation, and just about everything is the same, except: " Chan Ho Park is in " Brett Myers is out " Eric Bruntlet...

    Blog | October 15, 2009
  7. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Because I know you love your bullets and your links ... * Big League Stew's 'Duk offers five early NLCS storylines, which are fine so far as they go. I wonder, though, how many of these things we can actually predict beforehand. &bul...

    Blog | October 14, 2009
  8. Manuel again turns to Lidge

    Rob Neyer

    Well, Brad Lidge got the job done. It sure didn't look easy, though. Tom Verducci: When the Phillies attempt to close out Colorado tonight and put in place a rematch of the 2008 NLCS against Los Angeles, they might feel a little better about the...

    Blog | October 12, 2009
  9. Tigers-Mets World Series?

    Rob Neyer

    After ALCS Game 1, you have to like the Tigers in six games, or five. As for the NLCS, the Mets, at least on paper, are the obvious choice.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2006
  10. History repeats itself for Cubs

    Rob Neyer

    Blowing Game 6 of the NLCS wasn't the first, or worst, untimely collapse for the Cubs in the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2003