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  1. Podcast: Predictions and obscure jerseys

    Rob Neyer

    Eric Karabell and Mark Simon discuss all the transactions and make some predictions on Monday's Baseball Today podcast . Topics include: Mark makes his season predictions, including win totals for every team and a surprise winner in the NL Centra...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  2. Roundup: Garcia deserves shot over Colon

    Rob Neyer

    Some quick takes at news items from around the majors: 1. Yankees start with Freddy Garcia and Ivan Nova in the rotation, put Bartolo Colon in the bullpen. Take: Thumbs up. Garcia has had a poor spring, but deserves the initial chance over Colo...

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  3. Are Giants and A's really so different?

    Rob Neyer

    Reacting to a quote from a Giants executive -- "We've shown 'Moneyball' is a bunch of garbage." -- Mike Silva has this: Paul DePodesta did say his definition of "Moneyball" is finding undervalued players. I believe two key contributors, Juan Uribe...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  4. Changeup keying Silva's 8-0 record

    Rob Neyer

    Second FanGraphs post today ... Jack Moore's postmortem of Carlos silva's eighth victory: Silva threw 102 pitches in today's start, 55 of which were classified by Brooks Baseball's Pitch F/X Tool as either fastballs or sinkers. Both pitches have...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  5. The lesson(s) of Carlos Silva

    Rob Neyer

    Craig Calcaterra on the National League's perfect pitcher: No one saw it, but the Cubs beat the Pirates 6-1 at PNC Park this afternoon. Carlos Silva gave up four hits, struck out five and walked one. He's 8 and freakin' 0, the first Cubs starter to...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  6. Is help on the way for Marlins' outfield?

    Rob Neyer

    In the wake of Mike Stanton's monster home run last Thursday, Drew Silva wonders about Stanton's future: The Marlins have a fairly talented outfield this season and don't have an immediate need for Stanton's presence in the big league lineup, but t...

    Blog | May 10, 2010
  7. Big Z's big arm dispatched to bullpen

    Rob Neyer

    Carlos Zambrano is heading to the bullpen? So Carlos Silva can remain in the rotation? Has there been a weirder story this spring? Or a sillier story? FanGraphs' Jack Moore -- who doubles as a Disciple of Uecker, finds all sorts of fail in this move....

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  8. No. 5 (and 4) Starter Watch: Cubs

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, somebody has to care about this stuff, right? Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella announced his rotation Friday to begin the 2010 season, and as expected, Tom Gorzelanny and Carlos Silva will fill out the starting spots. --snip-- Jeff Sam...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  9. Cubs' Silva aiming for rotation

    Rob Neyer

    Sorry, I haven't been able to really follow any of today's breaking news, too busy trying to figure out who's going to be the Cubs' No. 5 starter this spring. Carlos Silva, anyone? Silva, who has put himself in the driver's seat for a rotation spot,...

    Blog | March 17, 2010
  10. M's and Cubs swap headaches

    Rob Neyer

    Boy, talk about trading headaches. Larry Stone: The Seattle Mariners have found a way to get rid of one of their last lingering problems. According to major-league sources, the club is on the verge of trading Carlos Silva, who still has two year...

    Blog | December 18, 2009
  11. Brewers holding prospects this time

    Rob Neyer

    MLB Rumors' Drew Silva on the prospect of the Brewers trading prospects: According to the Associated Press, via, the Brewers aren't likely to part with either third baseman Mat Gamel or shortstop Alcides Escobar before the July 31 t...

    Blog | June 23, 2009
  12. Rob Neyer: Playing WBC in November just not the solution

    Rob Neyer

    Dugout Central's Mike Silva on the World Baseball Classic and injuries: Those who don't believe that Johan Santana's injury is WBC-related are not paying attention. The news yesterday about the Dan Warthen/Johan Santana differences over his arm pro...

    Blog | Conversation | March 06, 2009