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  1. Rangers' Lee claims spot among greats

    Rob Neyer

    It's premature to suggest that Cliff Lee is having the greatest postseason in the history of postseasons; in 1905, Christy Mathewson started three World Series games and pitched three shutouts. Randy Johnson carried the Diamondbacks in 2001. Et ceter...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  2. My advice to Trevor Hoffman

    Rob Neyer

    If I hope that Trevor Hoffman never saves another game, does that make me a bad person? I like round numbers. They're easier to remember. I'll never remember exactly how many games Greg Maddux or Randy Johnson won. But I'll never forget that L...

    Blog | September 07, 2010
  3. Hall adds one ... but not the one we thought

    Rob Neyer

    After all these years, I shouldn't be surprised anymore by Hall of Fame voters. Today I was. I didn't know how many players would be elected. I figured at least one, but probably two and possibly three. Well, it was one. And not the one I wo...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  4. Cubs may lose Brenly, but not to Astros

    Rob Neyer

    Steve Rosenbloom on one of the few baseball men the Astros are not interviewing as their next manager: And what are the Astros thinking? They will interview 10 candidates for their managing job, none of which is Brenly. They will interview the lege...

    Blog | October 15, 2009
  5. Nats, Dunn can't fight City Hall

    Rob Neyer

    If you weren't watching the game (I was), you might have missed a key moment in Randy Johnson's 300th win, as Brian Wilson struck out Adam Dunn in the bottom of the eighth with the bases loaded. The pitched looked pretty low, and Dunn was fai...

    Blog | June 05, 2009
  6. Doc throws, and throws some more

    Rob Neyer

    Before we anoint Zack Greinke as the best pitcher in the American League or argue that Randy Johnson will be the last 300-game winner, we maybe should spare a few thoughts for Roy Halladay, who just turned 32 and only seems to be getting better. Late...

    Blog | June 03, 2009
  7. Where's the joy in Unit's 300th?

    Rob Neyer

    Randy Johnson picked up his 299th win Wednesday night, and yet his quest for 300 still seems to be attended mostly by ... crickets. For example, Calcaterra: Johnson I'll admit, I'm far more underwhelmed...

    Blog | May 28, 2009
  8. A few modest proposals

    Rob Neyer

    Not much blogging yesterday (or today) because I foolishly left my wireless card at home, which left me stuck on a train to Seattle for four hours with no Internet access (back to "normal" tonight). On a happier note, I spent some of those ...

    Blog | April 15, 2009
  9. Unit, Gallardo make a little history

    Rob Neyer

    David Pinto on the game's latest hitting sensation: Kyle Terada/US PRESSWIRE Yovani Gallardo watches his three-run homer off Randy Johnson Wednesday night. Yovani Gallardo hit a three-run hom...

    Blog | April 09, 2009
  10. The last of the 300-game winners?

    Rob Neyer

    ShysterBall wonders about the last man to win 300 ... Will it be Randy Johnson? Given that they said that Tom Glavine would be the last one before him and Greg Maddux would be the last one before him and Roger Clemens would be the last one before h...

    Blog | April 07, 2009
  11. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were composed while counting anachronistic expletives in Deadwood ... • The Dallas Observer's Sam Merten offered a Christmas wish list for the Rangers. Granted, No. 3 on the wish list -- sign Randy Johnson -- is no longer an o...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2008
  12. A's moving in the direction of possibly contending

    Rob Neyer

    Robothal on what might be a fascinating turn of events in Oakland: The A's remain the front-runner to sign free-agent shortstop Rafael Furcal, but that might not be their last major off-season move. Picture Randy Johnson in the green and gold, win...

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2008
  13. Big Unit always stingy with hits

    Rob Neyer

    Randy Johnson always seems to have no-hitter stuff. So what took him so long to reach perfection?

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2004
  14. The slider: A concise history

    Rob Neyer

    Randy Johnson is among the many pitchers to throw the slider in today's game.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2004
  15. Moyer dazzling in his later years

    Rob Neyer

    After a tremendously slow start to his career, Jamie Moyer has sparkled as he's aged.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2003
  16. Could it be just luck for D-Backs?

    Rob Neyer

    With Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling out, a number of rookies have led Arizona back into contention.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2003