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  1. Second-half previews: National League

    Rob Neyer

    Click here for the American League second-half previews. Washington Nationals Second-half key: What, other than monitoring Stephen Strasburg's innings limit? Despite injuries that limited Mike Morse, Jayson Werth and Wilson Ramos (out for the yea...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  2. All-time draft roster: NL East

    Rob Neyer

    Let's move on to the National League with our all-time draft rosters, the best players drafted and signed by each franchise. Remember that they didn't necessarily have to star with that team. Other divisions: AL East | AL Central | AL West Atla...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  3. NL second-half team previews

    Rob Neyer

    And now a look at the National League. Click here for the American League second-half team previews. Philadelphia Phillies (57-34, +89 run differential) What needs to be fixed or accomplished in the second half? Although the Phillies finished ...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  4. Grading the NL teams through May

    Rob Neyer

    Philadelphia Phillies (34-20) It sounds odd and awfully nitpicky to say, but the Phillies could have been better. The big problem has been the offense, which has mustered a mediocre 91 OPS+ thus far. In fact, only three regulars have an OPS+ over 10...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  5. NL pleasant surprises: Team-by-team

    Rob Neyer

    The SweetSpot blog network weighs in with April's best surprises ... BeachyAtlanta Braves Simply put, the Braves' most pleasant surprise has been Brandon Beachy. At this time last year, Beachy was a virtually unknown prospect at Double-A Mississ...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  6. New York Mets bring coal to Newcastle

    Rob Neyer

    The New York Mets are assembling quite the brain trust, don't you think? Paul DePodesta is leaving his role as executive vice president of the San Diego Padres to join general manager Sandy Alderson's front office with the New York Mets as a sp...

    Blog | November 08, 2010
  7. Rangers owner on history, Jon Daniels

    Rob Neyer

    A couple of bits from an interview with Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg: Does this season wipe away the Hicks years? Greenberg: What we've done is wipe out a lot of myths that have persisted for a long time. There was a myth you couldn't pitch in R...

    Blog | October 21, 2010
  8. Should the Mets try to dump K-Rod?

    Rob Neyer

    This story just keeps getting better. Or worse. Or something: - New York Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez suffered a torn ligament in his right thumb while allegedly striking the grandfather of his children last week at Citi Field, a team official s...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  9. Thanks to Twins, attendance steady

    Rob Neyer

    Tom Van Riper on some early returns: Good thing the powers that be in Major League Baseball reconsidered their idea to contract the Minnesota Twins in the 1990s. They may just end up saving the 2010 season. Before Game 2 of the 2009 World Series...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  10. Biggest disappointments of 2009

    Rob Neyer

    According to Big League's Stew's 'Duk, this year's five most disappointing teams: 1. Chicago Cubs 2. Tampa Bay Rays 3. New York Mets 4. Cleveland Indians 5. Kansas City Royals About the Royals, 'Duk writes: Not every disapp...

    Blog | September 28, 2009
  11. Why do the Mets hate David Wright?

    Rob Neyer

    Looks like another long season for David Wright next year. At least in the power department: Sluggers hoping that the dimensions at cavernous Citi Field will be more home-run friendly in 2010 reportedly are going to be disappointed. The New York D...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  12. Time for Mets' Niese to get his shot

    Rob Neyer

    As Howard Megdal notes, the injury suffered by Fernando Nieve in Sunday night's game means it's time for Jonathan Niese to get a real shot, finally: Niese Almost certainly, the injury paves the way for ...

    Blog | July 20, 2009
  13. Rob Neyer's all-time National League All-Star team

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer picks his all-time National League All-Star team since the All-Star era began in 1933.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2009
  14. Really??? (National edition)

    Rob Neyer

    Next up: the National League edition of Really? (And if it seems like there are more Reallys in the National League, maybe that's my pro-AL bias or maybe it helps explain why the NL gets run over by the AL in the interleague games every year.) ...

    Blog | May 22, 2009
  15. Is Johan Santana MLB's best?

    Rob Neyer

    Allen Barra on baseball's best pitcher (at least according to me, supposedly): The hottest party of the year in Tovar, Venezuela, is called "El Cy Youngazo," which roughly translates as "The Great Cy Young." It's held in ...

    Blog | May 21, 2009
  16. Jays swinging early, often

    Rob Neyer

    Just now watching the Toronto-Boston game, and NESN's Don Orsillo said this about the high-scoring Blue Jays: Blue Jays team hitting .286 as a club, is the best in the American League. Only the New York Mets have a higher batting average in the ...

    Blog | May 20, 2009