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  1. Weekly Commitment Roundup


    ACC Georgia Tech Ricky Jeune WR Montvale, N.J./Saint Joseph Regional HT: 6-2 WT: 205 Position Rank: #74 WR Stars: 3 Maryland Chandler Burkett DE Panama City, Fla./Deane Bozeman School HT: 6-4 WT: 220 Position Rank: #116 DE Stars: 2 ...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  2. Alex Rodriguez has fallen off, making it unlikely he becomes the ...

    Dan Szymborski

    It was once considered a likely scenario that Alex Rodriguez would surpass Barry Bonds as the all-time home run king. With A-Rod in decline, Dan Szymborski projects his odds of hitting No. 763. It looks like we'll have to wait a while for a new HR king.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  3. MLB - The odds of Matt Kemp creating the 50/50 club and other not...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski breaks down the odds of Matt Kemp creating a 50/50 club in 2012, and also looks at the chances of other milestones -- such as hitting .400 or 73 homers -- falling this season.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  4. Jose Bautista's historic season - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski examines Jose Bautista's historic 2011 season and explains why the Toronto slugger is having the best non-Barry Bonds season since Ted Williams' 1957 campaign.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  5. My conversation with John Wooden

    Buster Olney

    I was fortunate enough to visit a legend this past July at his apartment in Encino, Calif., and he talked a lot of baseball. This is what I jotted down after that experience: An anecdote about Ted Williams and Ty Cobb was told on Tuesday afternoon ...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  6. Buster Olney's conversation with John Wooden about the greatest h...

    Buster Olney

    Last summer, I was fortunate enough to visit John Wooden, and he talked a lot of baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | June 05, 2010
  7. Patience needed with Drew, Hermida

    Eric Karabell

    From Ted Williams to Carl Yastrzemski, Jim Rice, Dwight Evans and Manny Ramirez, the Boston Red Sox have a long tradition of featuring some of the top outfield hitters in baseball. As I type this, their options are Jeremy Hermida, Bill Hall, Darnell...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  8. Boston Red Sox outfielders J.D. Drew, Jeremy Hermida still have f...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the mishmash that is the Boston Red Sox outfield, noting the potential of a few of its less-heralded options.

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2010
  9. Buster Olney: My visit with a legend of the sports and coaching p...

    While visiting Los Angeles, Buster got to spend a good amount of time with a true living legend, something he considers completely irreplaceable. Plus notes on trades, the All-Star game, and Buster reveals a catcher in his keeper league.

    Blog | Conversation | July 15, 2009
  10. Gutteridge gone but not forgotten

    Tough news yesterday: We've lost Don Gutteridge. He was the seventh-oldest living major leaguer, and played with Ted Williams, Frankie Frisch, Ralph Kiner, Leo Durocher, and Dizzy Dean. Regrettably, I never met Don Gutteridge. But I've never forgott...

    Blog | Conversation | September 08, 2008
  11. Top 10 All-Star Games

    Rob Neyer

    The best games in All-Star history? Ted Williams' game-winning blast at Briggs Stadium in Detroit put 1941 on our list.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2008
  12. FBA: End-Season Game

    Jason Langendorf

    Jason Langendorf analyzes late season news and notes from the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2007
  13. A Hall vote for Gwynn

    The labor wars of 1994-95 led to the cancellation of the 1994 World Series, that we know. But I'll always believe it cost us the first .400 season by any hitter since Ted Williams batted .406 in 1941. Tony Gwynn was the best hitter in baseball, havi...

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2006
  14. Barry shuns Gonzo

    Pedro Gomez

    PHOENIX -- Before Wednesday night's game, the Arizona Diamondbacks honored Luis Gonzalez for becoming the 21st major league player ever to have 300 home runs and 500 doubles. It's a club that includes Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Ted Williams, Frank Robins...

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2006
  15. Damon joins The Machinists

    TAMPA -- Ted Williams crossed enemy lines in a fighter plane, but he never crossed them to become a Yankee. Likewise, Carl Yastrzemski never became a Yankee. Jim Rice never became a Yankee. Even Pumpsie Green never became a Yankee (although he did ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2006
  16. Pujols, Bonds take different tacks

    Joe Morgan

    Albert Pujols and Barry Bonds make hitting look easy, but their approaches are completely different.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2005