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  1. Tuesday afternoon reading list

    David Schoenfield

    Some stuff to check out as you take a break from watching the World Cup ... Remember the great throw by Yoenis Cespedes a couple weeks ago? The next day, I wrote about some of history's great throws. Eric Lang of The Hardball Times examined the...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  2. Poll of the day: Chipper, Omar, Beltran

    David Schoenfield

    Happy birthday to Chipper Jones, Omar Vizquel and the still-active Carlos Beltran. Today's question: How many of those three should make the Hall of Fame? OK, Chipper is an obvious Hall of Famer, Vizquel and Beltran less so. Some quick numbe...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  3. Jose Iglesias versus Omar Vizquel

    David Schoenfield

    Jonah Keri breaks down the three-way Jake Peavy deal here and Keith Law breaks it down here if you're an ESPN Insider. Jose Iglesias moves to Detroit in the trade and everyone knows Iglesias isn't anything near the .330 hitter he's been for the Re...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  4. Omar Vizquel and the Hall of Fame

    David Schoenfield

    A few weeks ago, Joe Posnanski challenged his readers to construct a Hall of Fame argument for Jack Morris. The catch: Whatever your framework for Morris as a Hall of Famer, you then had to agree that any pitcher who also met those criteria should al...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  5. Opening Day wrap: Where's the offense?

    David Schoenfield

    This looks like the pitching line of a dominant closer: 88.2 IP, 49 H, 15 R, 14 ER, 27 BB, 77 SO, 2 HR, 1.44 ERA That's the collective work of Thursday's 14 starting pitchers. Eleven of the 14 allowed one run or zero runs. Justin Verlander and ...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  6. Blue Jays lock up Morrow in smart signing

    David Schoenfield

    Brandon Morrow has a career ERA of 4.37 and he's never pitched 180 innings in a season. And yet I love this deal for the Toronto Blue Jays: They signed Morrow to a three-year deal for $20 million, plus a $10 million option. If the fourth year is e...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  7. Best active player without an MVP vote?

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and Mark Simon brought up a fun topic on their Baseball Today podcast on Thursday: Who is the best active player never to receive an MVP vote? By an MVP vote, we mean not even one little 10th-place "I like this guy" vote. (For purposes ...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  8. David Schoenfield: 40 for Cooperstown

    David Schoenfield

    We predict which 40 current major leaguers will someday be enshrined in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2009