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  1. Don't let hate of A-Rod cost you games

    David Schoenfield

    OK, we get it: Other major leaguers are not currently members of the Alex Rodriguez fan club. As colleague Jim Bowden and others have put it, players feel Rodriguez stole money from them by cheating; he got money that would have otherwise gone to oth...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  2. U.S. win sets up showdown with Canada

    David Schoenfield

    We've had a brawl, we've had upsets, we've had dramatic late-inning rallies and, thanks to one big swing from David Wright, we now get a monumental showdown between bitter enemies Canada and the United States to stay alive in the World Baseba...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  3. Offseason report card: Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 93-69 (91-71 Pythagorean) 808 runs scored (1st in AL) 707 runs allowed (9th in AL) Big Offseason Moves Lost free agents Josh Hamilton, Mike Napoli, Mike Adams, Scott Feldman, Ryan Dempster, Roy Oswalt and Koji Uehara. Si...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  4. Offseason report card: Red Sox

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 69-93 (74-88 Pythagorean) 734 runs scored (5th in AL) 806 runs allowed (12th in AL) Big Offseason Moves Signed free agents Ryan Dempster, Mike Napoli, Stephen Drew, Shane Victorino, Jonny Gomes, Koji Uehara and David Ros...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  5. Why each team can win it all

    David Schoenfield

    With help from the blog network writers, here are reasons each team can win the World Series. St. Louis Cardinals 1. A potent, balanced lineup. The Cardinals had the best on-base percentage in baseball, including four starters -- Matt Holliday, J...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  6. Rangers suddenly look vulnerable

    David Schoenfield

    The Texas Rangers took over possession of first place in the American League West on April 9, the fourth game of the season. They held that position every day since then, all by themselves, 182 consecutive days. Until now. Now they're in danger...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  7. Trade deadline acquisitions have been flops

    David Schoenfield

    For all the hype about the trade deadline, the early returns haven't been good. Ryan Dempster, Rangers: Has been pounded for 19 runs in 17.1 innings in three starts, including two starts with eight runs. He gave up eight-plus runs just three time...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  8. Podcast: Adam Richman interview

    David Schoenfield

    Tuesday's Baseball Today Podcast featured Eric Karabell, myself and a guy who loves to eat. 1. Adam Richman of "Man vs. Food" fame joined the podcast to discuss his new show, "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America," which made Eric very hungry a...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  9. As Darvish struggles, who is Rangers' ace?

    David Schoenfield

    Let's fast-forward a couple of months. Pretend you're Ron Washington, preparing for the first game of the Division Series. Who do you start? When the Texas Rangers invested more than $100 million to sign Yu Darvish, they had to believe Darvish ...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  10. Links: Deadline deals in review

    David Schoenfield

    Some links from the SweetSpot network to check out: Hunter Pence to the Giants Bay City Ball: Giants trade for Praying Mantis Crashburn Alley: Phillies send Hunter Pence to San Francisco Rangers get Ryan Dempster Baseball Time in Ar...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  11. White Sox take good risk with Liriano

    David Schoenfield

    Kenny Williams never seems to get a lot of respect. During his tenure as Chicago White Sox general manager, which began after the 2000 season, he's built two division winners, including the 2005 World Series champions. Maybe the most impressive as...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  12. Chat wrap: All about the trade deadline

    David Schoenfield

    We had lots of trade deadline questions and suggestions in this week's chat -- and some of the ideas were even reasonable. Anyway, Justin Upton's name came up a lot ... and Ryan Dempster ... and Matt Garza ... and Cole Hamels ... well, you get the id...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  13. SweetSpot TV: Trade rumors

    David Schoenfield

    ESPN Insider Chris Sprow joined me to talk about some of the latest rumors out there. Should the Cubs consider trading Matt Garza? What do the Phillies do with Cole Hamels? Is Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie a building block or a trade chip? As always, y...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  14. Podcast: Dickey, Clemens, injuries

    David Schoenfield

    With Eric Karabell on vacation this week, I co-hosted Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast with Keith Law. There was a lot of news to talk about ... 1. R.A. Dickey is unbelievable right now. We discuss the run he's on and his "hard" knuckleball. 2....

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  15. Chat wrap: Trade scenarios, AL bias, more!

    David Schoenfield

    Do the Detroit Tigers need a second baseman more than a starting pitcher? Are the Pittsburgh Pirates for real? Will the Cleveland Indians make a deal? Who should be in the Home Run Derby? Is Mike Trout worthy of MVP discussion? And why were accused o...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  16. Crystal ball: Dempster lands in Detroit

    David Schoenfield

    In this season of parity, in this season of two wild cards, in this season of the first-place Pirates and the last-place Red Sox and best-record-in-baseball Dodgers, almost anything is possible. Except the idea that your team is going to make a bi...

    Blog | June 12, 2012