In his latest mailbag, Rob Neyer answers readers' questions on the similarities between Derek Jeter and Pete Rose, and more.
Plenty can be learned from a fantasy baseball symposium and some Arizona Fall League games.
Will the Mariners be better in 2005 than they were last season? They can't be much worse.
Reasons to appreciate being a fan of the national pastime? Ichiro, Maddux, Red Sox ... the list is long.
A triple is fun to watch, but not as much as an inside-the-park homer -- or anything that brings you to your feet.
Despite being a truly great hitter, Edgar Martinez falls short when it comes to Hall of Fame consideration.
From the big motions of the early 20th century to today's compact models, pitching windups continue to change.
The Yankees think John Olerud will be a useful addition, but in reality Olerud's bat hasn't been an asset for a while.
The Mariners and Royals have both raised the white flag. Now it's time for the D-Backs to consider their options.
While the Angels, among others, have made significant additions, the White Sox are among clubs to have lost talent.
Predicting how teams will finish in the standings not just in 2004, but for the next five years is totally absurd.
The Ultimate Standings say a lot about what fans want. But, in reality, winning is what's ultimately most important.
How players perform with respect to their quality of competition doesn't seem to be that important after all.
Will Vladimir Guerrero put the Angels back on top? Playing in baseball's toughest division is no guarantee.
How players perform with respect to their quality of competition seems to be an effective way of evaluation.
It's for the Mariners' best that their attempt of acquiring Omar Vizquel fell through.