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    SweetSpot | ESPN 500

    The SweetSpot baseball blog is headlined by ESPN.com senior writer David Schoenfield and regular contributors Christina Kahrl and Baseball Tonight anchor Steve Berthiaume. The blog is also affiliated with a network of independent team bloggers who also contribute.

  2. Bumgarner crushes Pirates in shutout

    David Schoenfield

    Hey, we weren't going to top the American League wild-card game. But we certainly hoped for a more exciting game than this one. Here are five things to think about in the San Francisco Giants' 8-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. 1. Madison Bumgar...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  3. Crawford slams PNC Park into silence

    David Schoenfield

    Through three innings, Edinson Volquez and Madison Bumgarner were dealing, with Curt Schilling praising both pitchers on Twitter. Volquez had thrown 38 pitches, 27 for strikes, although the Giants had helped him by swinging at a few pitches outside t...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  4. Lineups, roster decisions for Giants, Pirates

    David Schoenfield

    Can we top the American League wild-card game? Unlikely, but PNC Park promises to be one of the best atmospheres you'll see all postseason, just like last year when the Pirates beat the Reds in the wild-card game. Giants lineup CF Gregor Blanco ...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  5. Final thoughts on Ned Yost, Royals, A's

    David Schoenfield

    I still can't get this game out of my head. I'm happy for Royals fans, sad for A's fans, happy for baseball, worried that we just saw the best game of the postseason. Let's hope we get few more like this one. Some stuff from other people: Joe Shee...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  6. Royals' win one of most dramatic ever

    David Schoenfield

    I didn't feel like I gave proper perspective to Tuesday's night wild-card game, so here's a quick follow-up post. How unlikely and dramatic was the Royals' win, considering they trailed 7-3 in the bottom of the eighth, 7-6 in the ninth and 8-7 in the...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  7. How the A's lost the wild-card game

    David Schoenfield

    This is supposed to about the five key things that decided this game. There were about 20 of those. Or 50. Or 100. I lost track somewhere there in the 10th or 11th inning of one of the craziest, wildest, most improbable baseball games I can remember ...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
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  9. Ned Yost shows why he's a terrible manager

    David Schoenfield

    I'm all for thinking outside the box in the postseason, especially in a one-game situation like a wild-card game. But it's another thing to think so far outside the box and pull off one of the worst managerial decisions in recent history. The Kans...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  10. What was Billy Butler thinking?

    David Schoenfield

    It's not too often you see a Little League play work in the majors. And it didn't work in the first inning when Billy Butler wandered off first base and got caught in a rundown and then Eric Hosmer got caught trying to score. Officially, Hosmer is cr...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  11. Video chat: Anthony Rizzo

    ESPN.com

    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo stops by to take your questions today at 4:45....

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  12. Key roster decisions for A's-Royals

    David Schoenfield

    The Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals have announced their 25-man rosters for Tuesday's wild-card game and since rosters can be changed before the Division Series, it's no surprise that both teams left several starting pitchers off their roste...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  13. Chat wrap: Playoffs and predictions

    David Schoenfield

    Click here for Tuesday's chat wrap....

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  14. Simmons best defender of September

    Mark Simon

    Amazingly, we almost got through a full season without naming Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons our Defensive Player of the Month. Alas, Simmons finally won our vote for September. He won on the strength of five Defensive Runs Saved, whi...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  15. Does power pitching reign in October?

    David Schoenfield

    One conventional baseball axiom says power pitching wins in the postseason. Think Sandy Koufax and Bob Gibson dominating World Series games in the 1960s, or pitchers such as Curt Schilling and Josh Beckett winning in the 2000s with high-octane fastba...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  16. MLB with Schoenfield

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Tuesday, ESPN.com's SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield stops by to chat some baseball.Schoenfield is a senior writer for ESPN.com and he's been with ESPN.com since 1995 and has served in a variety of roles, including base...

    Chat | September 29, 2014
  17. Video chat: Postseason baseball!

    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield talked about what awaits in the postseason and answered all of your playoff-related questions....

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  18. Mariners make strides, but fall short

    Jim Caple

    SEATTLE -- Felix Hernandez has pitched 10 years in Seattle, winning a Cy Young (and maybe a second this year), establishing himself as the American League's premier pitcher ... and has yet to pitch a single inning in the postseason. But at least he ...

    Blog | September 28, 2014