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  1. Fantasy Focus podcast: Peavy, Harper

    David Schoenfield

    I joined Eric Karabell on Monday's Fantasy Focus podcast and we discussed Jake Peavy's debut with the Giants, Carlos Santana's hot streak, Bryce Harper's immediate future, Josh Harrison and much, much more!...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  2. Arenado's streak getting interesting

    David Schoenfield

    Hey, throw out your WAR and BABIP and OBP for a moment. Hitting streaks are fun. Kids don't grow up dreaming of taking that 3-and-2 slider just off the plate for ball four, as valuable as that skill might be. They dream of hitting the ball. That's...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  3. SweetSpot: Closer look at Tanaka

    David Schoenfield

    By now, you probably know that Masahiro Tanaka went 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA for the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Pacific League. His unbeaten streak of 30 games ended with a loss in Game 6 of the Japan Series -- a game in which he threw 160 pitches ...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  4. A closer look at Masahiro Tanaka

    David Schoenfield

    By now, you probably know that Masahiro Tanaka went 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA for the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Pacific League. His unbeaten streak of 30 games ended with a loss in Game 6 of the Japan Series -- a game in which he threw 160 pitches ...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  5. Who could break Hershiser's record?

    David Schoenfield

    On this date 25 years ago, Orel Hershiser began his streak of 59 consecutive scoreless innings pitched, breaking the mark of 58 that Don Drysdale had set in 1968. Mark Simon has a great look back at Hershiser's amazing stretch -- which included tw...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  6. Rays crisis time: Good, bad and ugly

    David Schoenfield

    When the Tampa Bay Rays look back at the 2013 season, they may look back to Aug. 14 as a key game. Riding a six-game losing streak, the Rays trailed the Mariners 4-3 entering the bottom of the ninth but rallied to win and end the skid. When the Ta...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  7. Tigers can start printing playoff tickets

    David Schoenfield

    We've kind of been waiting for this all season from the Detroit Tigers: The run. After beating the Indians for the second night in a row, they've increased their winning streak to 10 and increased their lead over the Indians to 5 games. Monday's n...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  8. Santana, Kipnis unsung All-Star candidates

    David Schoenfield

    Is there a more up-and-down team this year than the Cleveland Indians? They started 5-10, but from April 28 through May 20 they went 18-4 to climb into first place. That was followed by seven losses in eight games and then an eight-game losing streak...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  9. Jose Iglesias' hitting streak is a sham

    David Schoenfield

    Entering Tuesday's doubleheader, Boston Red Sox infielder Jose Iglesias is riding a 17-game hitting streak and hitting .438 in 89 at-bats, a streak that has caught everyone off guard considering that much like former Cuban compatriot Rey Ordonez, Igl...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  10. Domonic Brown is the greatest slugger ever

    David Schoenfield

    Domonic Brown is hotter than a "Game of Thrones" message board. He's on such an explosive streak that he needs eight kingdoms to rule. Dragons couldn't stop him right now. He has nine home runs in his past 10 games, after hitting another one in th...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  11. These Pirates might actually be for real

    David Schoenfield

    As sports fans, most of us are usually simultaneously hopeful and cynical when it comes to our teams. We think every first-round pick or highly rated prospect will become a star, that this will be the season, that a two-week hot streak means ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  12. Thoughts: What's wrong with Matt Cain?

    David Schoenfield

    Some quick reactions to Monday's fine major league baseball action ... The good news for the Giants: A 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks to snap a five-game losing streak and a win for the first time when Matt Cain started. The bad news: Cain scuffle...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  13. Braves' win streak not unusual ... yet

    David Schoenfield

    The Atlanta Braves are 12-1, winners of 10 in a row, and have allowed just 26 runs in 13 games. They've also hit 25 home runs although rank just sixth in the NL in runs scored. For longtime Braves fans, it's a reminder of the 1982 club that starte...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  14. Justin Verlander's scoreless streak

    David Schoenfield

    Until Eduardo Nunez homered leading off the ninth inning against Justin Verlander on Tuesday, Tigers starters had thrown 30.1 consecutive scoreless innings, the most ever by a team in single postseason. Verlander also had his personal stretch of 23 s...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  15. Are the Reds the best in the NL?

    David Schoenfield

    There's something beautiful when a baseball team goes on a long winning streak. The nature of the sport is that it's immensely difficult to win 10 games in a row like the Cincinnati Reds. One great game by an opposing starter; three bad pitches by a ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  16. 2011 feels like Verlander's season

    David Schoenfield

    The great baseball writer and poet Roger Angell once described a Nolan Ryan fastball as a liquid streak of white. The great baseball slugger and braggadocio Reggie Jackson once said about facing Ryan, "He's the only guy I go against that makes me go ...

    Blog | August 11, 2011