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  1. Griffey not in top 5 ... yet

    Rob Neyer

    Ken Griffey Jr. is almost certain to be a Hall of Famer, but is Junior one of the five greatest center fielders?

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2004
  2. Free-agent pickings getting slim

    Rob Neyer

    Top 10 free agents still available: 1. Cliff Lee 2. Adrian Beltre 3. Orlando Hudson 4. Carl Pavano 5. Magglio Ordonez 6. Russell Nathan Coltrane Jeanson Martin 7. Manny Ramirez 8. Jim Thome 9. Bill Hall 10. Hideki Matsui Once you get ...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  3. Goodbye to Bumgarner, hello to Wellemeyer

    Rob Neyer

    Andrew Baggarly with some news we've been expecting: Top prospect Madison Bumgarner has been optioned to AAA Fresno, along with RHP Joe Martinez. Bumgarner entered as the top candidate to open as the No. 5 starter, but he had an erratic spring a...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  4. Girardi overvalued one step

    Rob Neyer

    Everybody's hammering Joe Girardi for not yanking A.J. Burnett sooner in Game 5, and maybe everybody's got a point. What really bothered me, though, was when he yanked Alex Rodriguez in the top of the ninth inning for pinch-runner Freddy Guzman. Nobo...

    Blog | October 24, 2009
  5. An unlikely no-no for 'the Spaniard'

    Rob Neyer

    If you were ranking the various Giants' chances, earlier this week, of throwing a no-hitter, I'm guessing that Jonathan Sanchez wouldn't have been near the top of your list. After all, Sanchez had the highest ERA (5.30) in the rotation,...

    Blog | July 11, 2009
  6. At third base, Jones ranks among the best

    Rob Neyer

    While Chipper Jones has already done enough in his career to be a Hall of Famer, he still has time for more elite consideration.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2008
  7. High fives all around

    Rob Neyer

    Carlos Beltran's catch, Brandon Backe's masterpiece, two walkoff thrillers. Monday night had it all.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2004
  8. Keep the strikeouts away

    Rob Neyer

    Fewer home runs and more strikeouts? That's hardly a good way to go about improving the game.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2002
  9. Quick Hit: Who's next?

    Rob Neyer

    Quick hit

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2002