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  1. Who had the worst defensive season ever?

    David Schoenfield

    Buster Olney ranked his top 10 team defenses in his blog post Thursday, which got me thinking about bad defense. I checked Baseball-Reference.com for their list of worst individual fielding seasons and thought it would be fun to look at the bottom 10...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  2. MLB's problem position: Second base

    David Schoenfield

    Buster Olney listed his top 10 second basemen, with Robinson Cano, Dustin Pedroia and Jose Altuve ranked 1-2-3. One thing you hear a lot these days is that teams are having trouble finding shortstops who can hit. But the same can be said of second...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  3. Some World Series thoughts on the off day

    David Schoenfield

    From 30,000 feet somewhere between San Francisco and Kansas City ... Heard from a couple readers on Twitter reminding me of a blog I wrote back in July that listed the top 10 pitchers in baseball ... and did not include Madison Bumgarner. Well,...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  4. How many career home runs for Miggy?

    David Schoenfield

    Via Lee Sinins of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, Miguel Cabrera moved into the top 10 for career home runs through his age-31 season. The top 10: 1. Alex Rodriguez, 518 2. Jimmie Foxx, 464 3. Ken Griffey Jr., 460 4. Albert Pujols, 445 ...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  5. The top 10 starters in baseball

    David Schoenfield

    Last week, after Corey Kluber dominated the Mariners with an 85-pitch shutout, I rashly tweeted that Kluber is one of the best 10 starting pitchers in the game. That seemed to stir things up a bit on Twitter, and Giants fans were especially angered w...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  6. Notable minor league performances so far

    David Schoenfield

    It's been a rough start for some of baseball's top prospects -- three of Keith Law's top 10 have barely played or haven't played at all due to injuries (Byron Buxton, Addison Russell, Miguel Sano) and a fourth (Archie Bradley) is currently sidelined ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  7. Tigers World Series favorites entering May

    David Schoenfield

    From Bovada.lv, updated odds to win the World Series: Tigers: 13/2 Dodgers: 15/2 Yankees: 10/1 Cardinals: 10/1 Braves: 11/1 Nationals: 11/1 A's: 12/1 Red Sox: 14/1 Brewers: 14/1 Giants: 14/1 Those are the top 10. The biggest drops from...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  8. Over/under: Andrelton Simmons' DRS

    David Schoenfield

    The wondrous Andrelton Simmons led all fielders with 41 Defensive Runs Saved last season, the defensive metric that Baseball Info Solutions measures by tracking every batted ball. How good of a season was it? Here are the top 10 DRS totals over th...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  9. Over/under: David Ortiz's HRs, average

    David Schoenfield

    From ages 32 to 34, David Ortiz hit .257/.356/.498. From ages 35 to 37, Ortiz hit .311/.401/.572. As offense went down in recent years, Ortiz went up. How good has Ortiz been? Here are the top 10 players in OPS+ over those ages according to Baseba...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  10. Over/under: Clayton Kershaw's ERA

    David Schoenfield

    It's Clayton Kershaw Day at ESPN.com as Buster Olney profiles the Dodgers' dominant left-hander and the BBTN 100 turns to the top 10 left-handed starters and ranks Kershaw No. 1. Kershaw is in the midst of one of the greatest stretches ever for an...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  11. SweetSpot TV: Top right fielders

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and myself discuss the top 10 right fielders in the BBTN100. Let's just say this is probably the most loaded position in the majors. Also, I have a debate with Christina Kahrl: Who would you prefer as a franchise player, Giancarlo Stant...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  12. SweetSpot TV: Top shortstops

    David Schoenfield

    As part of the BBTN100 project, Eric Karabell and myself discuss the top 10 shortstops. Who should be ranked No. 1?...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  13. SweetSpot TV: Top second basemen

    David Schoenfield

    The BBTN100 project -- ranking the top 100 players in baseball -- begins today with the top 10 second basemen. Eric Karabell and myself discuss the rankings in the video and Christina Kahrl and myself debate Robinson Cano versus Dustin Pedroia....

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  14. Ranking the top 10 starting rotations

    David Schoenfield

    What, you didn't think the New York Yankees would rebuild after missing the playoffs last season, did you? Masahiro Tanaka -- signed to a seven-year, $155 million deal, with a player opt-out clause after four years -- joins what could be a formidable...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  15. Bad baseball: Final tanking standings

    David Schoenfield

    So we ended up with the quite the finish here. Lots of bad baseball down the stretch. Lots. Remember: The top 10 picks are protected if you sign a free agent who is given a qualifying offer. Plus, the worse you finish in the overall standings the mor...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  16. Mariners pair top 1-2 pitching duo in majors

    David Schoenfield

    Major league baseball is so deep in quality starting pitching that you could probably make the case for nine or 10 different combinations as the best pair going right now. Here are my top five: 1. Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma, Mariners Thi...

    Blog | May 21, 2013