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  1. What happened to Gene Bearden?

    Rob Neyer

    Another couple of passages from Eddie Robinson's memoir, this time about one of my favorite pitcher-seasons: Gene Bearden's 1948: Bearden's complete game win topped a remarkable pitching streak -- four complete game wins, including two shutouts, in...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  2. Mets' Dickey keeps long streak alive

    Rob Neyer

    As good as R.A. Dickey has been this season, he's not been good enough to save the Mets. But his one-hitter Friday night does suggest, in sharp relief, that Dickey has single-handedly saved a streak that stretches back to (at least) the 1930s. ...

    Blog | August 14, 2010
  3. Josh Johnson's historical significance

    Rob Neyer

    Greg Cote on a fantastic streak: ... [W]hat Josh Johnson is doing for the Marlins right now -- eight consecutive starts giving up zero runs or one run -- deserves more attention than it is getting. Consider: That rare, hallowed and near-mythical...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  4. Is the Coop in Michael Young's future?

    Rob Neyer

    As Richard Durrett notes, Michael Young has set a franchise record that should stand for some time: Michael Young rewrote the Rangers' record books in a 6-3 win over Florida on Wednesday that stretched Texas' winning streak to four. Young tie...

    Blog | June 17, 2010
  5. D-backs' Gutierrez shooting for a record

    Rob Neyer

    AZ Snakepit on the Diamondback's running their losing streak to nine, in most excruciating fashion: The game rolled on as Aaron Heilman pitched a scoreless ninth inning despite giving up back-to-back singles. A.J. Hinch then decided to go with G...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  6. Parsing the Pirates' streak

    Rob Neyer

    Yes, today everyone's talking about the Pirates. Not only Howard Bryant, but Dejan Kovacevic and Joe Posnanski, too! Kovacevic provides all the gory details you could ever want. Posnanski observes that even as the Pirates have set a record with...

    Blog | September 08, 2009
  7. Contending Marlins confound at 3B

    Rob Neyer

    As David Pinto notes, the Marlins and the Mariners have both balanced their streaks this season to sit around .500 and are actually contending in their weak divisions. I've already given my prescription for the M's -- get Mike Carp and Michae...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  8. Fisking Papi's provenance

    Rob Neyer

    Writing for WEEI, Alex Speier on the latest crackpot theory regarding the struggles of a certain Red Sox slugger ... Even with his current six-game hitting streak, Ortiz is now hitting just .197 with two homers, a .288 OBP and .308 slugging percenta...

    Blog | June 08, 2009
  9. Padres streak while Giles slumps

    Rob Neyer

    Good stuff from Tom Krasovic in a recent Padres notebook: Brian Giles said in November that "he would let everyone know when he is done" and "would not hang around" once it became apparent to him that baseball had passed him by...

    Blog | May 26, 2009
  10. Podcast: Baseball Today

    Rob Neyer

    Eric Karabell and Peter Pascarelli discuss the issue of showboating in baseball. When is it acceptable? Plus, more on Ryan Zimmerman's streak....

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  11. The guts of Greinke's streak

    Rob Neyer

    You've no doubt heard about Zack Greinke's scoreless streak (and if not, check out Buster's Blog). How is Greinke doing it? R.J. Anderson's got the particulars: Zack Greinke's Scoreless Streak ...

    Blog | April 21, 2009
  12. Root, root, root … for the longest-suffering team

    Rob Neyer

    Help end a World Series drought. If your team isn't playing postseason ball, just root for the longest-suffering squad still alive, writes Rob Neyer.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2006
  13. Jose Reyes will only get better

    Rob Neyer

    In his latest mailbag, Rob Neyer answers readers' questions on Jose Reyes, interleague play and Roger Clemens.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2006
  14. Gagne still likely one and done

    Rob Neyer

    A bigger role for Eric Gagne now that the streak's over, or how about expanding the World Series to best of nine?

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2004
  15. Gagne a true convert

    Rob Neyer

    Not all saves are created equally.That's why Eric Gagne's streak is both better and worse than you might think.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2004
  16. Tigers still closer to last than Yankees

    Rob Neyer

    The Tigers are getting more for their free-agent money than the Yankees, but are they really in the same class?

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2004