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  1. MLB - Top 20 pitcher seasons of past 50 years

    David Schoenfield

    Pedro Martinez owns the top two spots on the list, but where does Clayton Kershaw's season rank?

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  2. Thursday evening reading list

    David Schoenfield

    If you want to take a break from the MLB draft or actual baseball games, some stuff to check out: Fun list from the Baseball Prospectus staff: 11 draft-day what-ifs. Of course, there is no end to the what-ifs, but these are some good ones that ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  3. Braves rotation continues to amaze

    David Schoenfield

    With today's effort, Aaron Harang is 1st pitcher to start year w/ 5 straight apps of 6+ IP and 1 or fewer runs since Pedro Martinez in 1997- Baseball Reference (@baseball_ref) April 23, 2014 This is getting ridiculous. Here are the start...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  4. The best five-year pitching peaks

    David Schoenfield

    This is another follow-up to a debate that arose in a recent chat session: Which pitcher had the best five-year peak? With Sandy Koufax having spent time at Dodgers camp this spring it seems like a perfect time for a list, doesn't it? Well, I c...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  5. The most exciting player in baseball

    David Schoenfield

    We all have our own favorites, of course, and maybe they change from season to season. Or month to month. That's a little of the beauty of baseball; we don't all have to enjoy and appreciate the same players. The stars aren't necessarily shoved down ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  6. R.A. Dickey on one of great rolls of all time

    David Schoenfield

    In spring training of 2010, the Mets made their first cuts in mid-March. A 35-year-old pitcher who was trying to make the team as the last man out of the bullpen was one of those sent to minor league camp. Give up? Retire? Are you kidding? The pit...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  7. Chat wrap: Best pitches of all time?

    David Schoenfield

    The highlight of Tuesday's chat session: If you could have any combination of four pitches from history, which would you take? Nolan Ryan's fastball? Pedro Martinez's changeup? Steve Carlton's slider? Phil Niekro's knuckleball? We had fun with this i...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  8. Halladay still favorite in NL Cy Young race

    David Schoenfield

    The other night I wrote about the heated battled for the AL Cy Young Award among Justin Verlander, Jered Weaver and CC Sabathia (with Josh Beckett peeking through the window). The AL hasn't had a close vote since 2002 (Barry Zito over Pedro Martinez)...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  9. More on best pitching seasons since 1960

    David Schoenfield

    On Thursday, I wrote a post on my list of the 15-best pitching seasons since 1960, topped by Pedro Martinez's superlative 2000 campaign. I wanted to post this quick follow-up chart, which lists each pitcher's runs allowed per nine innings, innings...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  10. The best pitching seasons since 1960

    David Schoenfield

    Last week on his blog, Curt Schilling wrote an interesting post on what he called Pitcher Dominance Factor -- a way to evaluate the best starting pitchers. His formula basically rates a pitcher by comparing his ERA to the league average ERA for start...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  11. Verlander turning into must-see

    David Schoenfield

    Nick (editor): Verlander alert! Dave (blogger): Crap! At the grocery store after going to the gym. Nick: He's thru 6, with 10 K's. Dave: On way home. Nick: Thru 7 and making the Indians look stupid. Dave: Crap! Justin Verlander, of course, di...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  12. Chat wrap: Best and worst caps of all time?

    David Schoenfield

    We talked baseball caps. We talked Braves and Derek Jeter and lots of other things. Check it out here....

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  13. Vote: The 30 greatest players of all time

    David Schoenfield

    To go with our Willie Mays package today, SportsNation worked up a list ranker with 30 of the greatest players of all time. Don't agree with me that Willie Mays was the greatest ever? Then Click here to vote yourself. Here's my quick list without ...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  14. Starting another year of baseball memories

    David Schoenfield

    I don't actually remember the first baseball game I attended, but in the spring of 1973 my father assures me we went to see a local high school phenom named Floyd Bannister, who would go 15-0 with an 0.00 ERA and three years later become the first pi...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  15. The pitchers who changed baseball

    David Schoenfield

    From Mark Fidrych to David Cone to Mark Prior, we investigate some of the key cases that changed how the sport is managed.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2009