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  1. Rollie Fingers

    Rollie Fingers RP

    944 2 1701.1 1299 114 118 341 2.90
  2. 2014 MLB playoffs -- Los Angeles Dodgers' leaky bullpen threatens...

    Mark Saxon

    Scott Elbert was just the latest to falter in relief, as a leaky bullpen has pushed the Los Angeles Dodgers to the brink in St. Louis, Mark Saxon writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
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  4. Meyer showing proficiency as closer

    Brad Bournival

    Mariano Rivera, save the split-finger fastball. The same goes for you Rollie Fingers, with your almost unhittable slider. The best closer in the recruiting business might indeed be Ohio State coach Urban Meyer. On the job 13 1/2 months with the Bu...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  5. Yearbook, Nov. 6: MLB free agency opens

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 6, 1976: In December 1975, an arbitrator's ruling changed the course of baseball, allowing certain players to become free agents when their contracts expired. And on this day 36 years ago, the first one officially signed with his new team: re...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  6. Artist paints old MLB stars in unique style

    Patrick Dorsey

    Baseball is quite the artist's game, inspiring novelists and poets, filmmakers and photographers and, in the case of Jay Perkins, painters. Perkins, a website designer and aspiring artist born and raised in Lexington, Ky., is the curator of and co...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  7. David Nail to play in celebrity softball game

    Lynn Hoppes

    During last year's World Series, Grammy-nominated country singer David Nail sang "Gold Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch between his beloved St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. Tonight, Nail, who was born in Kennett, Mo., is ...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  8. Evolution of the closer: How we got here

    David Schoenfield

    How did we get here? No, I don't mean "What's on the other side of the universe?" kind of here. How did we get here? June 8: The Mariners lead the Dodgers 1-0 in the eighth inning. They're working on a combined no-hitter, but the Dodgers ha...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  9. A plan to save the save and make relief pitchers meaningful again...

    Jim Caple

    The save used to mean something. But now? It's cheap and mis-used. Here's a plan to bring it back into baseball's fold.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  10. The bullpen cart is alive and well with the Sugar Land Skeeters

    Jim Caple

    The Sugar Land Skeeters are taking baseball back to the future. Yep, they're using a bullpen cart.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  11. Can San Francisco Giants' Brian Wilson remain an elite closer?

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft looks at Brian Wilson's fantasy value, as well as potential alternatives for saves in the San Francisco Giants bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  12. Braun helped by team success in voting

    BraunAfter going from 1983 to 2007 without a single postseason appearance, the Milwaukee Brewers once again played into October in 2011 for the second time in four seasons. It was that team success that helped to propel Ryan Braun to his first Nation...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  13. Quick word on Benoit, Valverde

    David Schoenfield

    Jim Leyland said he wouldn't use Joaquin Benoit or Jose Valverde in Game 5, with Phil Coke serving as the closer/late-inning reliever if needed. Both Benoit and Valverde have appeared the past three days and Valverde certainly didn't get the job on W...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  14. Elroy Face, Rollie Fingers on All-Body Parts team

    Rob Daniels

    Here's one anatomy lesson that won't get you in trouble. It's Page 2's All-Body Parts Team. And, no, we're not putting it on Twitter. Joey Cheek: In 2002, the native of Greensboro, N.C., became the first American born and raised in the Southeast to...

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  15. 1st Pitch: An 0-fer for the ages

    Gregg Found & Matt Willis

    Today's Trivia: Today is Rollie Fingers' birthday, which means they're probably celebrating in both Oakland and Milwaukee. After all, both the A's and Brewers have retired Fingers No. 34 jersey. Fingers is one of just nine players in history to have ...

    Blog | August 25, 2010
  16. List Of Eight: Baseball Player Or Body Part?

    Getty Images No, Rollie Fingers is not on the list. Thirty Major League Baseball teams. Twenty-five players on each roster. It all adds up to a whole lot of baseball players floating around out there. Many of which, you might not know. So tell u...

    Blog | August 07, 2010
  17. When it comes to aging closers, New York Yankees star Mariano Riv...

    Andrew Marchand

    All evidence points to Mariano Rivera being a physical and statistical anomaly among closers.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2010
  18. A Big, Bronzed Bud - Coming Soon to a Miller Park Near You

    William Perlman/The Star-Ledger/US Presswire "Hello ladies. Did you know I introduced revenue sharing?" Bud Selig is about to get his very own statue in Milwaukee's Miller Park, a celebration of the current MLB commish and former Brewers owner fo...

    Blog | February 10, 2010