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  1. AL MVP debate: Cabrera versus Trout

    David Schoenfield

    The grievances seem mostly confined to Michigan but usually go something like this: The media is ignoring Miguel Cabrera's MVP candidacy because we're in love with Mike Trout since he's a rookie; that Trout isn't doing anything so historic that we sh...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  2. Is Starlin Castro a franchise player?

    David Schoenfield

    In early May of 2011, Starlin Castro was hitting over .300 and Sports Illustrated put the Cubs shortstop on its cover, writing "21-year-old Cubs phenom grows up before our eyes." The Cubs just signed their now-22-year-old shortstop to a seven-year...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  3. Introducing: Best season of all time bracket

    David Schoenfield

    In 1975, Joe Morgan hit .327 with 17 home runs and 94 RBIs. Those traditional statistics may not seem impressive, but Morgan's season ranks as one of the best in the game's history. As we begin voting Monday on the greatest individual season of al...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  4. Tim Raines still seeks Hall of Fame respect

    David Schoenfield

    There are a lot of columns and analysis out there advocating the case for Tim Raines for the Hall of Fame. I probably won't add anything new to the discussion, but let me start here: Player A is Raines. Player B is Tony Gwynn. That final colum...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  5. Vote: Who is best AL shortstop right now?

    David Schoenfield

    In 1980, Robin Yount, then 24, had his first big season for the Brewers, hitting .293 with 82 extra-base hits and scoring 121 runs. The same year, 22-year-old Alan Trammell hit .300, scored 107 runs and won a Gold Glove for the Tigers. In 1982, a roo...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  6. When was golden age for center fielders?

    David Schoenfield

    This is somewhat shocking to me: A center fielder hasn't won an MVP Award since Ken Griffey Jr. in 1997. (Josh Hamilton played some there last season, but the majority of his games came in left field.) Before that, it was Robin Yount in 1989. S...

    Blog | April 13, 2011