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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. Podcast: We have playoff races!

    Rob Neyer

    Before the weekend Mark Simon and I asked for more pennant races and, guess what, it happened! We discussed that and much more on Monday's Baseball Today podcast, including ... 1. The St. Louis Cardinals and Tampa Bay Rays are relevant again, but ...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Braves get better, Marlins don't

    Rob Neyer

    Ooo, look! A medium-sized blockbuster! The Atlanta Braves acquired All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla from the Florida Marlins for utilityman Omar Infante and pitcher Mike Dunn on Tuesday in the first trade of the general managers' meetings. --sn...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  7. Rays', others' attendance woes no mystery

    Rob Neyer

    I'm sure you saw this story, as both Evan Longoria and David Price were dismayed by the many thousands of empty seats at Tropicana Field last night for the Brian Matusz Show. The Rays' attendance is one issue. But according to Ken Belson in the Ti...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  8. Braves turn to short rest down stretch

    Rob Neyer

    I've never been able to figure out how days can possess rest. But that's not my call. Neither is the Braves' rotation. That's Bobby Cox's call. And he's going with short rest: The Atlanta Braves plan to start Tim Hudson and Derek Lowe on three days'...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  9. What if Braves get Derrek Lee?

    Rob Neyer

    From ESPN Chicago: The Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves are working on a deal to send first baseman Derrek Lee to Atlanta for prospects, according to a league source. Lee, who is presently dealing with a bulging disc on his lower left side, rece...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  10. Should Braves keep Heyward in holding pattern?

    Rob Neyer

    Yeah, everybody wants to see Jason Heyward. I want to see him, you want to see him and the ghosts of Paul Krichell and Cy Slapnicka want to see him. Want to see him playing right field for the Atlanta Braves on the 5th of April. But we've been ...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  11. Digging into Cy balloting

    Rob Neyer

    Let's dig into the Cy Young balloting, shall we? Two voters, Will Carroll of Baseball Prospectus and Keith Law of ESPN.com, did not include Chris Carpenter on their ballots. Carroll had Wainwright in the top spot, Tim Lincecum second and Arizona...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  12. Hudson adds to Braves' depth

    Rob Neyer

    Does anyone have a deeper group of starting pitchers than the Atlanta Braves? As David O'Brien reports, it looks like Tim Hudson will soon re-up for another three seasons: Pitcher Tim Hudson is expected to sign a three-year contract extension with...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  13. Feeling for the Unluckiest Man Alive

    Rob Neyer

    Upon the news that Mike Hampton is going to miss yet another season with yet another serious injury, Babes Love Baseball offers ... shall we say, a slightly different perspective: Hampton All Mike Hampton...

    Blog | September 16, 2009
  14. Watch out for the Braves

    Rob Neyer

    As Mark Bradley writes, suddenly these Braves are looking like contenders: I'm starting, again, to think this is going to happen. I thought the Braves were a playoff team when they left Lake Buena Vista, and then I watched the first 80 games and...

    Blog | July 23, 2009
  15. Committees do get things done!

    Rob Neyer

    Tim Marchman writes about one of this season's most interesting developments: More important for the game on the field this season, though, is something else that hasn't happened: Two contending teams are closing games by committee, and no o...

    Blog | July 10, 2009
  16. 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