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  1. Helton falls just under Hall of Famer bar

    David Schoenfield

    Todd Helton had a pretty nice major league career for a backup quarterback. The one-time Tennessee QB announced he'll retire at the end of the season, after a 17-year career that has seen him hit .317 with 367 home runs, 2,505 hits and 1,397 RBIs. ...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  2. Active players who will be Hall of Famers

    David Schoenfield

    Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list on Sunday, sort of the exclamation point to the Los Angeles Angels' debacle of a season. Sunday was Hall of Fame induction day -- you may have missed it, considering the lone player elected played his fin...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  3. Thoughts: Wacha stars in debut for Cards

    David Schoenfield

    Haven't done one of these all week, so some quick thoughts on Thursday's games ... I was watching the Detroit Tigers-Pittsburgh Pirates last night but on my laptop I had on the Kansas City Royals-St. Louis Cardinals game to check out Michael Wach...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  4. How much should the Rockies play Helton?

    David Schoenfield

    I'm not a Colorado Rockies fan so I can't profess to know how they feel about Todd Helton returning from the disabled list and into the starting lineup a couple days ago. He's the greatest player in Rockies history, a guy who will have an int...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  5. Offseason report card: Rockies

    David Schoenfield

    2012 in review Record: 68-94 (69-93 Pythagorean) 758 runs scored (3rd in NL) 890 runs allowed (16th in NL) Big Offseason Moves Acquired Wilton Lopez from Astros for Alex White and Alex Gillingham. Acquired Ryan Wheeler from Diamondbacks for Ma...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  6. Rays' offense better than you may realize

    David Schoenfield

    I tweeted a note Thursday morning from our Stats & Information department: Only two walk-off home runs had been hit so far (by Alex Aliva and Todd Helton), the fewest this late in a season since 1982. Sure enough, we got another one later in t...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  7. This just in: Cabrera and Fielder are good

    David Schoenfield

    This is what will have American League pitchers and managers waking up in cold sweats all season long: Those stretches when Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder are both raking, eyes bulging as they pummel meaty fastballs over fences and into outfield s...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  8. Aging curve: Rockies look too old

    David Schoenfield

    One of the most important things Bill James learned when he wrote his "Baseball Abstract" books back in the 1980s was that the aging curve for ballplayers was much different than commonly believed. A player's peak didn't run from 28 to 32, but more l...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  9. If Rockies rebound, talent will be the reason

    David Schoenfield

    Colorado Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd has spent the offseason remaking the Rockies' lineup and rotation. Wait, I take that back: He's spent the offseason remaking the Rockies' clubhouse culture. "Changing the culture motivated the changes...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  10. Reyes back on DL; goodbye Crawford $?

    David Schoenfield

    Jose Reyes landed on the disabled list for the second time this season with hamstring issues, and Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com asks how this will affect Reyes' free-agent payday. Can Reyes expect a deal similar to what Boston gave Carl Crawford -- s...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  11. Links: Helton for Hall, trade Pineda?

    David Schoenfield

    Todd Helton played his 2,000th career game Thursday night. According to Elias, Helton is the first player since Ted Williams to be hitting above .320 for his career with at least 300 home runs and 1,200 RBIs at the time of his 2,000th game. Of course...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  12. Are teams smarter than they used to be?

    David Schoenfield

    So, Thomas Neumann of Page 2 sent me this picture of a Sports Illustrated cover, listing all the millionaire players from 1985. I think Thomas was working on a career retrospective of John Denny or something, I'm not sure. (OK, he actually interviewe...

    Blog | June 17, 2011