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  1. Fielder's injury reminds of Chris Davis trade

    David Schoenfield

    So you want to be a major league general manager? Think of the ripple effect of one bad move. At the trade deadline in 2011, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels, tired or frustrated with the production of perennial tease Chris Davis, trad...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  2. Dombrowski's offseason moves look good

    David Schoenfield

    Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski, coming off a season in which his club won 93 games and reached the ALCS, made two controversial offseason trades. In November, he traded first baseman Prince Fielder and cash to the Rangers for secon...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  3. SweetSpot TV: Colby Lewis returns

    David Schoenfield

    Colby Lewis returns to the Rangers tonight to make his first major league start in 21 months. Eric and myself discuss the state of the Rangers....

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  4. Over/under: Prince Fielder's home runs

    David Schoenfield

    We'll do a couple more of these before running the final results on Sunday. Prince Fielder once hit 50 home runs for the Brewers when he was 23 years old in 2007. He hit 46 in 2009. The past three seasons, however, his home runs have gone from 38 ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  5. Lineup discussion: AL Central

    David Schoenfield

    Our series looking at major league lineups moves over to the AL Central, home of Miguel Cabrera ... and a bunch other hitters that aren't as good. Detroit Tigers Key question: How do they replace Prince Fielder's production and presence? Let...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  6. AL Central: Three questions for each team

    David Schoenfield

    Before the winter meetings begin, let's look at the key issues facing each team in the AL Central. Detroit Tigers What do they need? They've already been active, trading away Prince Fielder and Doug Fister and signing Joe Nathan, but everyone s...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  7. Let's have some fun: Three-team trade ideas

    David Schoenfield

    OK, that little Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler trade was nice, a good start to the offseason wheeling and dealing. But with the winter meetings approaching, what we'd really like to see is even more creativity from the general managers. Here are some thr...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  8. SweetSpot TV: Offseason rapid fire!

    David Schoenfield

    It's another edition of Offseason Rapid Fire with Eric Karabell. We discuss the latest news and also ask: Which is the team to beat right now?...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  9. Rangers should sign Shin-Soo Choo

    David Schoenfield

    After the Rangers made the blockbuster Ian Kinsler-Prince Fielder trade, the front office made it clear the team was far from done making moves this offseason. "We'd still like to add to the offense," general manager Jon Daniels said after acquiri...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  10. Cabrera won't suffer without Fielder

    David Schoenfield

    There have been many, many sabermetric studies on the idea of "lineup protection." Do a Google search and you can find them easily enough. The studies all come to the same general conclusion: It doesn't really exist. Players don't change their perfor...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  11. Fielder-Kinsler trade: What they're saying

    David Schoenfield

    In his newsletter yesterday -- sent out before the big trade -- Joe Sheehan wrote a column titled, "Money Don't Matter," making an argument that there's so much money flowing into the game now, and a relatively low percentage going back to the player...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  12. SweetSpot TV: Offseason rapid fire!

    David Schoenfield

    Eric and I roll through some of the hot topics of the offseason (we taped this before the big Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler trade) -- Robinson Cano, Ervin Santana and Matt Garza, Paul Konerko's possible return to the White Sox, Eric's beloved but aging ...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  13. Fielder for Kinsler; Cano to Rangers now?

    David Schoenfield

    I've been saying all along that I believed the Texas Rangers were the sleeper team in the Robinson Cano sweepstakes; swapping Ian Kinsler for Prince Fielder is a move that helps increase the likelihood of that happening. Yes, the immediate reactio...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  14. Cabrera, Fielder fail in decisive at-bats

    David Schoenfield

    You like offense? Home runs make you happy and strikeouts make you sad? Then this is not the postseason for you. But if you like dominant pitching and fastballs in the upper 90s and splitters that dive like Italian soccer players and changeups tha...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  15. Justin Verlander too good for the A's

    David Schoenfield

    Another Game 5, so let's try another running diary. First, a couple quick notes on the starting pitchers. Joe Sheehan made a great point about Sonny Gray in his newsletter: Other than his Game 2 start against the Tigers, Gray has faced a pretty ea...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  16. What's wrong with Prince Fielder?

    David Schoenfield

    Prince Fielder entered Tuesday's action ranked fifth in the American League with 81 RBIs. Since we still largely worship at the altar of RBIs, it's overshadowed the fact that Fielder is having the worst season of his career, hitting .261/.352/.432 as...

    Blog | August 13, 2013