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  1. What went wrong with the Blue Jays?

    David Schoenfield

    In the offseason, Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos sensed an opportunity to seize control of the AL East. The Yankees were a year older and refusing to make any big moves in order to, gulp, save money; the Red Sox were coming off a ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  2. Matt Moore and 10 key guys in the AL East

    David Schoenfield

    What to make of Matt Moore right now? His 9-3 record looks nice, but he hasn't pitched like a 9-3 pitcher, especially of late. Even when he started the season 8-0, there were some red flags: a lot of walks, high pitch counts that led to early exit...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. Price looks better, Dickey still struggling

    David Schoenfield

    Back in March, we would have predicted this showdown of reigning Cy Young winners R.A. Dickey and David Price -- just the third time that that has happened -- would be a monumental duel between two of the game's best pitchers, maybe with first place ...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  4. Chat wrap: Bad umps, Dickey, Halladay

    David Schoenfield

    Here's the chat wrap from Tuesday afternoon's session -- lots of thoughts on the bad call that ended Monday night's Rays-Rangers game, some questions and discussion on the bad starts for R.A. Dickey and Roy Halladay, my all-time Mariners opponents te...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  5. Matt Cain's BABIP finally regresses

    David Schoenfield

    Mark Simon wraps up the struggles of the aces on Sunday. Here are some more quick thoughts on Sunday's action. OK, Matt Cain. He matched a career-worst with nine runs allowed. Even stranger, they all came in one inning and at home -- where he all...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  6. Day of aces: Sunday's best matchups

    David Schoenfield

    One of the best aspects of early April baseball is all the aces start on Opening Day. Then a few days later they meet again. Usually by each pitcher's third or fourth starts, the schedules get out of whack -- teams don't have the same off days, some ...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  7. Tuesday thoughts: Ryu impresses

    David Schoenfield

    Maybe we'll try and do this each morning. Maybe we'll get tired of doing it after two weeks. Anyway, quick thoughts from Tuesday's games. The story of the night obviously was Yu Darvish's bid for a perfect game. He become the fifth pitcher in 25 ...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  8. Blue Jays lose but have superteam potential

    David Schoenfield

    If you're younger than 28 or so, you don't remember when the Toronto Blue Jays were the preeminent franchise in Major League Baseball, unless you're Canadian and weaned on sports history other than Paul Henderson. They won American League Eas...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  9. SweetSpot AL awards: Mike Trout for MVP

    David Schoenfield

    Yes, it's the time of the year ... awards predictions! Here are the collective thoughts of the writers from across the SweetSpot network. MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Last year, the SweetSpot bloggers correctly picked Miguel Cabrera as the AL MVP winner....

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  10. U.S. in trouble after loss to Mexico

    David Schoenfield

    Justin Verlander, Prince Fielder, Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout aren't on the United States roster, and their absence means a lot of fans don't care about the World Baseball Classic -- certainly not enough to spend a Friday evening in early March wa...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  11. Offseason report card: Mets

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 74-88 (74-88 Pythagorean) 650 runs scored (12th in NL) 709 runs allowed (10th in NL) Big Offseason Moves Signed David Wright to eight-year, $138 million contract extension. Traded R.A. Dickey, Josh Thole and Mike Nickea...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  12. Offseason report card: Blue Jays

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 73-89 (74-88 Pythagorean) 716 runs scored (7th in AL) 784 runs allowed (11th in AL) Big Offseason Moves Traded Henderson Alvarez, Yunel Escobar, Jake Marisnick, Justin Nicolino, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jeff Mathis and Antho...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  13. Team USA missing stars, but still formidable

    David Schoenfield

    OK, there's no Mike Trout or Buster Posey or Justin Verlander or Andrew McCutchen, but Team USA's provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic looks pretty strong. How about this lineup: RF Ben Zobrist C Joe Mauer LF Ryan Braun DH Gianca...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  14. What should Team USA look like?

    David Schoenfield

    The World Baseball Classic provisional rosters will be announced later this week and news is starting to slip out on who Joe Torre will be naming to the roster. Giancarlo Stanton has committed to playing for Team USA, but Mike Trout will not, instead...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  15. Power rankings: All 30 teams!

    David Schoenfield

    Last weekend, I presented the top 10 teams in my personal power rankings. That was before the Blue Jays officially acquired R.A. Dickey, so I updated my top 10 after that trade, and, to spur on more debate, now present the rest of my rankings. Agree ...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  16. Blue Jays new favorite in Vegas

    David Schoenfield

    After the R.A. Dickey trade, the Blue Jays are the new favorite to win the 2013 World Series, at least according to the oddsmakers at Bovada.lv: Toronto Blue Jays -- 15/2 Los Angeles Angels -- 17/2 Los Angeles Dodgers -- 17/2 Washington Nationa...

    Blog | December 20, 2012