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  1. National League won't miss Mo

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Girardi just lost his security blanket (for one night, anyway): Due to inflammation in his right knee and a sore oblique, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is going to skip this year's All-Star Game. Rivera said he thought he could continue...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  2. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Between what's happening in Haiti and the nature of today's holiday, I'll skip the pithy intro today. * Bill James gets the Emil Fuchs Award and talks fielding? What an evening that must have been ... * Bill probably didn't talk about Black Ink...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  3. First-guessing Jim Leyland

    Rob Neyer

    At this writing, the Tigers have been smashed by the White Sox and the Twins are thoroughly smashing the Royals. In the midst of all this, Mack Avenue Tigers' Kurt Mensching skips ahead to Game 161: Why does everyone keep insulting the decision ...

    Blog | October 02, 2009
  4. Cards' Schumaker makes La Russa look smart

    Rob Neyer

    As Dave Cameron notes, the Skip Schumaker experiment has worked about as well as anyone might have hoped. After jettisoning Adam Kennedy, the Cardinals installed Schumaker, previously an outfielder, at second base last spring. And after a pretty roug...

    Blog | September 15, 2009
  5. Is second base the new third base?

    Rob Neyer

    It might be the most fascinating phenomenon in baseball this spring: three teams turning outfielders and third basemen into second basemen. The Cardinals are doing it with Skip Schumaker, the Royals are doing it with Mark Teahen, and the Rockies are ...

    Blog | April 08, 2009
  6. Don't get caught up in this bias and that bias

    Rob Neyer

    While Fenway Park is a far better ballpark than Yankee Stadium, if you don't agree don't get hysterical about it.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2003
  7. Play to win or don't play at all

    Rob Neyer

    The owners want the league that wins the All-Star Game to have home-field advantage for the World Series. Rob still thinks this is a good idea because it means the players will want to win the game. And why play a game if nobody cares who wins?

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2003