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  1. All-time draft rosters: AL Central

    Rob Neyer

    Let's move on to the AL Central as we look back at the all-time draft rosters. Remember, these are the best players drafted and signed by the team, even if they didn't necessarily contribute to that franchise. Other divisions: AL East Chicago W...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  2. Giles got late start, suffered early end

    Rob Neyer

    In the wake of the news that Brian Giles has officially retired, MLB Trade Rumors sums Giles' legacy: Though he's not a household name, Giles finishes with an excellent .291/.400/.502 line in 7,835 career plate appearances for the Indians, Pirates,...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  3. Too early to give up on Brian Giles

    Rob Neyer looks at Brian Giles and sees an old man who should shift his attentions to pickleball (one of my favorite sports, by the way): Generally in the game of baseball, when men are pushing 40, it becomes time to hang up the cleats an...

    Blog | February 09, 2010
  4. Rob Neyer: Selecting the top 100 players of the decade

    Rob Neyer

    Albert Pujols and Alex Rodriguez were the clear-cut first two choices for the top 100 players of the decade; after that, the list got a little more difficult.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2009
  5. M's Gutierrez looking Golden in CF

    Rob Neyer

    In last night's game in San Diego, Felix Hernandez was working on a one-hit shutout in the bottom of the seventh when he walked Brian Giles with two outs. Next up, Chase Headley drove second Hernandez' second pitch toward the far reaches of c...

    Blog | June 17, 2009
  6. Petco: Problem for Pads?

    Rob Neyer

    David Pinto wonders about another disappointing young Padre: Donald Miralle/Getty Images Is Petco Park responsible for Padres third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff's struggles? Kevin Kouzmanoff ...

    Blog | June 09, 2009
  7. Padres streak while Giles slumps

    Rob Neyer

    Good stuff from Tom Krasovic in a recent Padres notebook: Brian Giles said in November that "he would let everyone know when he is done" and "would not hang around" once it became apparent to him that baseball had passed him by...

    Blog | May 26, 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. Making sense of predicted win totals

    Rob Neyer

    Predicted wins: Where did we go wrong, what did we get right? We were close on many, but missed wildly on a half-dozen teams, writes Rob Neyer.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2006
  10. 'What if ...' from a National League perspective

    Rob Neyer

    What if Mark Mulder were putting up numbers like he had in the past? Rob Neyer looks at what could have been in '06.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2006
  11. One man's folly is another's triumph

    Rob Neyer

    Some blunders made no sense before anybody had the benefit of hindsight. Take the Indians' trading Brian Giles to the Pirates for Ricardo Rincon in 1998.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2006
  12. April's numbers mean something, right?

    Rob Neyer

    The Padres rank last in the NL in runs scored. Will this along with several other April trends continue?

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2006
  13. Mirabelli for Loretta ... Say what?

    Rob Neyer

    Why did the Padres trade Mark Loretta for Doug Mirabelli? It makes no sense. Same goes for the Nationals' decision to acquire Alfonso Soriano.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2005
  14. 'Value' is about creating wins

    Rob Neyer

    Andruw Jones hasn't created enough wins to be named National League MVP.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2005
  15. Conine gave Marlins a boost in '03

    Rob Neyer

    Trades executed after the July 31 non-waiver deadline may provide some relief, but they generally don't do much to affect the final standings.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2005
  16. Questioning Braves' decisions

    Rob Neyer

    The Braves have several unknowns on their team while Cody McKay finds his way onto the Cardinals' roster.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2004