Don Zimmer's passion, warmth and toughness were infectious, writes Tim Kurkjian.
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It's been 70 years since Ted Williams batted .406, the last time a player has finished a season at .400 or better.
There's a 7-foot-1 pitcher in Angels camp, a movie buff in Rangers camp, a musician in Reds camp and a bizarre and brilliant pitcher in Giants camp.
Will Jonathan Papelbon remain the Red Sox's closer for the entire 2011 season? Will Mike Quade be the answer to the Cubs' longtime futility in the postseason? Those are just two of the team-related questions heading into spring training.
Advancing to the World Series is seemingly the biggest goal for most teams as they prepare for a new season. Playing games deep into October, however, can have its side effects.
The position of designated hitter isn't what it used to be, and it could undergo significant change in the coming years.
Never overlook a pitcher's relationship with his catcher. It could ultimately determine success or failure.
It takes 75 percent to be elected, and less than five percent to be removed from the ballot, and Rafael Palmeiro was much closer to five.
Rafael Palmeiro's numbers should make him a definite Hall of Famer, but his chances to enter Cooperstown's doors are obviously a long shot.
Where will Cliff Lee sign, and for how much? Which players might be on the move? Will Bud Selig expand the postseason? These are among the offseason's most intriguing questions.
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