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  1. Podcast: Hall of Fame talk, hot prospects

    Rob Neyer

    I had an excellent time talking baseball with Keith Law on Thursday's Baseball Today podcast. (What, you wanted us to break down LeBron James and Kevin Durant?) The show may have run a little long, but trust me, it's worth the listen! 1. With Troy...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  2. Can a losing pitcher win the Cy Young?

    Rob Neyer

    OK, so we have our first Cy Young winner with a 13-12 record. That's some sort of progress, I suppose. How far can we take this thing, though? Would King Felix have won if he'd gone 12-13, instead? Or 9-16? I wasn't able to conduct an exhaustive s...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  3. Tuesday Taters

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links should go down easy, like Oleo wrapped in Grade A molasses ... This is ostensibly about Babe Ruth, Roger Clemens, and (most of all) America, but it also says as much about Bill James as anything I've read. Why Joe Posnanski likes ...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  4. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are hoping that Lou Piniella isn't the last base-throwing manager ... How great is Josh Hamilton, really? Well, that all depends upon who (or what) you ask. Jeff Pearlman believes that Roger Clemens is a massive bundle of vanity. ...

    Blog | August 23, 2010
  5. Clemens indictment coming soon

    Rob Neyer

    Here's what Craig Calcaterra wrote -- but didn't publish -- before we got the news that Roger Clemens will be indicted today: After a nineteen month investigation, an announcement is expected soon -- possibly as early as today -- that a federal gra...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  6. Hall voters call for change

    Rob Neyer

    Honestly, I can't remember seeing the baseball writers as worked up about anything as they are about Roberto Alomar. Here's Ken Rosenthal with a fairly representative opinion: Our membership is too bloated, too riddled with voters who do not tak...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  7. As great as Greinke is ...

    Rob Neyer

    Sure, Zack Greinke's awesome. But in fairness, he's no Pedro Martinez: Greinke Martinez With a win over the Red Sox last night, Zack Greinke should...

    Blog | September 23, 2009
  8. Buehrle reminds us (again) that he's good

    Rob Neyer

    Well, Mark Buehrle has thrown two more no-hitters than Roger Clemens, Greg Maddux, and Tom Glavine. Combined. Does that mean Buehrle's a Hall of Famer someday, too? Hardly. Unless you're Nolan Ryan, Hall of Fame voters pay little attention ...

    Blog | July 23, 2009
  9. Bill James on steroids

    Rob Neyer

    Bill James, after maintaining silence (well, mostly) on the subject for some years, is now ready to offer his thoughts on baseball players and performance-enhancing drugs and the Hall of Fame. Money quote: It seems to me that, with the passage of ti...

    Blog | July 22, 2009
  10. Podcast: Roger Clemens interview

    Rob Neyer

    On Mike & Mike Tuesday morning, Roger Clemens addresses the book about him that comes out today and says Brian McNamee never gave him HGH or any performance-enhancing drugs....

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  11. The last of the 300-game winners?

    Rob Neyer

    ShysterBall wonders about the last man to win 300 ... Will it be Randy Johnson? Given that they said that Tom Glavine would be the last one before him and Greg Maddux would be the last one before him and Roger Clemens would be the last one before h...

    Blog | April 07, 2009
  12. Neyer: Maddux one of greatest since World War II

    Rob Neyer

    Greg Maddux is likely one of the two greatest pitchers you've ever seen. The other? Roger Clemens.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2008
  13. Clemens' 22 greatest moments

    Rob Neyer

    In light of Roger Clemens' affinity for all things 22, Rob Neyer offers his list of the 22 greatest moments of the Rocket's career.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2006
  14. History's best over-40 aces

    Rob Neyer

    Can Roger Clemens continue to dominate at age 41? Others have including another hard-throwing Texan.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2004
  15. Astros class of NL Central

    Rob Neyer

    By adding Roger Clemens to an already solid offense, the Astros clearly are the best team in the NL Central.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2004
  16. Moyer dazzling in his later years

    Rob Neyer

    After a tremendously slow start to his career, Jamie Moyer has sparkled as he's aged.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2003