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  1. Royals add two more on-base machines

    Rob Neyer

    In the space of 24 lovely hours, the Royals have signed both Jeff Francoeur and Melky Cabrera. This year, the American League's on-base percentage was .327. That figure is actually a little misleading, because it includes pitchers hitting in inter...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  2. The problem with Steinbrenner's plaque

    Rob Neyer

    Jeff Pearlman on the latest thing you can see from outer space: A disclaimer: This is meaningless. In the grand scheme of the world, who cares? Really, who cares. That said, what the hell were the Yankees thinking when they polluted sacred Monume...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  3. These Questions 3: Chadd Hartman

    Rob Neyer

    Last week in this space, I wrote about Chadd Hartman and his Portland Beavers jersey. Shortly afterward, Hartman contacted me, and the next day I dispatched that jersey from Oregon to Florida. This week, Hartman answered a few of my questions via e-m...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  4. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Some of today's links should have been posted in this space last week, but that doesn't make them any less adorable ... Don't make me reach through the ether and click this one for you. Because wezen-ball shouldn't need my help. Faces that repr...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  5. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are grateful to a number of SweetSpot Network bloggers for filling this space with aplomb last week while the usual gang of idiot was taking some time off ... * Do you remember Willie Banks? After reading Jeff Roberts' story about Ba...

    Blog | May 17, 2010
  6. No cheering in the press box

    Rob Neyer

    The Dodgers have made space in their press box for bloggers, and True Blue L.A.'s Phil Gurnee is happy to take advantage (and good for him). Shyster's not so sure what all the fuss is about, though ... I'm not one of those Shi'ite bl...

    Blog | May 22, 2009
  7. Is Joe Saunders this good?

    Rob Neyer

    From the mailbag, an issue that I wanted to address in today's SportsNation chat but didn't have the space ... Saunders Rob, I don't know if you caught it, but Joe Saunders and Zack Greinke pitched...

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  8. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Sorry, no snappy banter or little joke in this space today. Not in the mood. Maybe next week. * Three years ago, Rich Lederer interviewed Nick Adenhart. * Joshua Fruhlinger presents the best baseball tech of 2009 (and be sure to click t...

    Blog | April 10, 2009
  9. It's a miracle ... '04 Red Sox, Joe D. top the list

    Rob Neyer

    The Rockies' incredible run to the World Series ranks among Rob Neyer's top 10 all-time baseball miracles.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2007
  10. When evaluating Zito, believe the real numbers

    Rob Neyer

    In an attempt to get the good word out on Barry Zito, Scott Boras has been rather loose with the numbers his client has compiled over the years.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2006
  11. Best prospects: Pitchers or hitters?

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer's readers voice their opinions about his last column regarding the relative worth of hitting and pitching prospects.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2006
  12. Some deals make way for young talent

    Rob Neyer

    Much like a few top prospects in the past, the Brewers created "space" for Prince Fielder this offseason by trading Lyle Overbay.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2005
  13. White Sox win low-score affairs

    Rob Neyer

    The White Sox are winning games they shouldn't win. Here's three American League stats you should know.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2005
  14. Rockies face rough road ahead

    Rob Neyer

    Saddled with several big contracts, the Rockies will continue to be stuck in mediocrity for some time.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2004
  15. Braves' pitching in arrested development

    Rob Neyer

    Some suggest Leo Mazzone should be a Hall of Famer. But are the Braves really that good at developing pitchers?

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2003
  16. Dipping into the mailbag

    Rob Neyer

    From Hideki Matsui to the Braves to Theo Epstein, Rob answers e-mail questions from his readers.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2002