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  1. NL batting race not for the ages

    David Schoenfield

    So, these are the National League leaders in batting average entering Thursday: 1. Justin Morneau, Rockies -- .317 2. Ben Revere, Phillies -- .310 3. Andrew McCutchen, Pirates -- .307 4. Josh Harrison, Pirates -- .304 5. Aramis Ramirez, Brewer...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  2. That guy in the Fister trade may be good

    David Schoenfield

    Tuesday was a great night of baseball. At various times, I watched parts of Reds-Red Sox, Mets-Marlins, Astros-Tigers, Dodgers-Nationals, Blue Jays-Phillies, Yankees-Angels and Mariners-A's, making it through to the final out on the West Coast. Th...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  3. Offseason report card: Twins

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 66-96 (68-94 Pythagorean) 701 runs scored (10th in AL) 832 runs allowed (13th in NL) Big Offseason Moves Traded Denard Span to the Nationals for Alex Meyer. Traded Ben Revere to the Phillies for Vance Worley and Trevor M...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  4. Podcast: A-Rod, Upton and Taft

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and Mark Simon discuss the big stories of the past week: The PED news out of Miami, Justin Upton to the Braves and William Howard Taft to the Nationals. Who will win more games, the Braves or the Phillies? Which last-place team will imp...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  5. Tigers are 2013 World Series favorites

    David Schoenfield

    Early odds to win the 2013 World Series from the online sports book Bovada: Detroit Tigers: 6/1 New York Yankees: 7/1 San Francisco Giants: 10/1 Texas Rangers: 12/1 Washington Nationals: 12/1 Los Angeles Angels: 12/1 Philadelphia Phillies: 1...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  6. Chase Utley: Great peak, Hall of Famer?

    David Schoenfield

    Chase Utley is set to return to the Philadelphia Phillies' lineup Wednesday night, none too soon for a team sitting at 36-40, eight games behind the Washington Nationals in the NL East. It's the first step in the Phillies' three-pronged hope for a se...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  7. Which is the best team in the NL?

    David Schoenfield

    Heading into the weekend, the St. Louis Cardinals appeared to be the class of the National League, but the Atlanta Braves marched into town and swept the Cardinals while scoring 23 runs in three games. With the Philadelphia Phillies struggling and th...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  8. SweetSpot TV: Who will win NL East?

    David Schoenfield

    Yes, they're still letting us shoot these videos! I even bought a new shirt for this one. Eric Karabell and myself argue about the NL East: Are the Nationals for real? Are the Braves now the team to beat? Will the Phillies ever score enough runs to b...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  9. SweetSpot predictions: NL Cy Young

    David Schoenfield

    Considering the Phillies have three Cy Young candidates by themselves, it's not easy picking a three-man Cy Young ballot in the National League. Roy Halladay collected 14 of 39 first-place votes to edge out Clayton Kershaw, with nine different pitche...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  10. Nationals still long shots to catch Phillies

    David Schoenfield

    There's a lot of buzz building up around the Washington Nationals. After trading for Gio Gonzalez and signing Edwin Jackson, the club has rebuilt a rotation that will also get an entire season from Stephen Strasburg. The Nationals didn't add any n...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  11. Three guys to know for October

    David Schoenfield

    My pal Eric Karabell suggested this post, so I give him the credit. 1. Joe Savery, LHP, Phillies. Savery made his major-league debut this afternoon against the Nationals, allowing a single to Chris Marrero and retiring Brian Bixler on a sacrifice ...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  12. Phillies among NL's greatest ever?

    David Schoenfield

    One of the more intriguing subplots of the final two months: Can the Phillies become one of the great teams in National League history? Accuscore ran the remainder of the season through 10,000 simulations and reported the Phillies having a 22 perc...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  13. Red Sox-Phillies diary: Lee dominates

    David Schoenfield

    It's a World Series preview! Or maybe not. But let's do a running diary of Red Sox-Phillies, first of a big three-game series in Philly. First inning Our long national debate is over: David Ortiz will not be in the starting lineup. Look, Terry Fr...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  14. Why 1984 was a vintage year for Chicago Cubs fans

    David Schoenfield

    Cubs fans will always remember 1984. Here's how then-GM Dallas Green built a winner.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2009
  15. David Schoenfield: The Mount Rushmores of the NL

    David Schoenfield

    Page 2 breaks down who gets the ultimate enshrinement from the 16 National League teams.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2009
  16. Baseball's unbreakable records

    David Schoenfield

    We're on the verge of seeing the most hallowed record in baseball -- the career home run record -- broken. But what baseball records will last forever?

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2007