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  1. Best deadline deal ever: Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    Throughout July we're presenting 30 deals in 30 days: the best trade-deadline deal ever made by each team. We've covered the AL East, NL East, AL Central and NL Central so far, and are now on the AL West. THE TEAM: Texas Rangers THE YEAR: 2007 ...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  2. Is Mark Teixeira done as a good player?

    David Schoenfield

    From Tuesday's chat: Alex (New York): Simply put, is Mark Teixeira DONE? Teixeira is facing season-ending surgery on his wrist, but I assumed Alex was asking if Teixeira is done not just for 2013 but for beyond. In other words: Are his days as ...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  3. Poll results: American League predictions

    David Schoenfield

    I've been meaning to run the final poll results from all the offseason report cards we published before and early in spring training. Here are the American League tallies. Keep in mind that the polls were conducted before some recent developments too...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  4. Twenty-seven reasons Yankees will collapse

    David Schoenfield

    Confession: I spent all offseason believing the Yankees would still rank among the American League's elite teams in 2013. After all, despite the woeful hitting in the postseason, this was still a team that won 95 games and had the second-best run dif...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  5. Team USA missing stars, but still formidable

    David Schoenfield

    OK, there's no Mike Trout or Buster Posey or Justin Verlander or Andrew McCutchen, but Team USA's provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic looks pretty strong. How about this lineup: RF Ben Zobrist C Joe Mauer LF Ryan Braun DH Gianca...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  6. Early postseason theme: Sloppy play

    David Schoenfield

    It began when Josh Hamilton dropped that routine fly ball in the final game of the regular season and has carried over into the postseason: We haven't exactly seen a lot of elegant baseball so far. Consider some of what we've seen: The Braves ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  7. Winners and losers of the weekend

    David Schoenfield

    Somehow, it seems the American League playoff race got even crazier over the weekend. Let's recap with winners and losers. Winner: Tampa Bay Rays' pitching staff The Rays completed a vital six-game homestand against the Yankees and Rangers by tak...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  8. Yankees on brink of own historic collapse

    David Schoenfield

    On July 18, the New York Yankees blanked the Toronto Blue Jays 6-0 in a rain-shortened game. Hiroki Kuroda pitched the seven-inning shutout, Mark Teixeira homered and the Yankees ripped 12 hits off Ricky Romero. The Yankees were cruising, having won ...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  9. Curtis Granderson's weird numbers

    David Schoenfield

    Curtis Granderson's statistical line has become so unusual that Eric Karabell and I discussed it briefly on Thursday's Baseball Today show. Granderson is hitting .244 with 30 home runs and slugging .498. He's on pace for 44 home runs, leading Eric to...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  10. Cubs fans: Curb your enthusiasm for Rizzo

    David Schoenfield

    I'm worried for Anthony Rizzo: I fear that Cubs fans have built up their new first baseman as a savior in blue tights and red cape, the new Joey Votto or the next Mark Teixeira, a slugger supreme to build the next winning Cubs team around. And may...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  11. Weekly preview: Oh, yeah, the Yankees

    David Schoenfield

    Remember one week ago? I know many of you wanted to kill off the Yankees and Red Sox. Both teams were 0-3 and in such dire straits that Bill Simmons had a special podcast with his buddy JackO -- a Yankees fan -- to commiserate in their pain. Well,...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  12. Links: Zimmerman, Braves' rotation, Miggy

    David Schoenfield

    From around the SweetSpot network ... Ryan Zimmerman has said he'll break off contract talks after Friday. Harper Gordek weighs in and says the Nationals are probably better off not signing him now. Tim Hudson might be out until May, so Ben Dur...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  13. Reds should hold on to Joey Votto

    David Schoenfield

    Trade Joey Votto now, the theory goes. The Cincinnati Reds have him for two seasons until he becomes a free agent. He's one of the best players in the game. As a small-market franchise, the Reds will be unlikely to afford him when he hits the market....

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  14. The day after: Yankees postscript

    David Schoenfield

    I spent last night watching the postgame coverage on YES. I listened to Yankees fans calling in to sports-talk radio as I drove in to work this morning. I have the Mike Francesa show on YES on right now as I write this. Love the Yankees or hate the Y...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  15. Tigers shock Yankees in dramatic Game 5

    David Schoenfield

    I was sure Alex Rodriguez was going to pop one out. I was pretty sure Mark Teixeira was going to pop one out. I knew Nick Swisher was going to knock one over the short porch in right field, probably down the line and into the first row. That...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  16. Mark Teixeira is absolutely right

    David Schoenfield

    Via Aaron Gleeman at Hardball Talk, after Wednesday's Yankees-Red Sox game that lasted 3 hours, 16 minutes, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira told the New York Times, "It's brutal. I can't stand playing a nine-inning game in four hours. It's not ba...

    Blog | September 01, 2011