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  1. Is Dejan Kovacevic the new Keith Law?

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, a question just occurred to me ... Where is the outrage? Almost exactly one year ago, National League Cy Young Award voters Will Carroll and Keith Law were roundly excoriated -- in print, on television, the InterWeb -- because they left Chris...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  2. Tuesday Taters (2,000th Anniversary Edition)

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are still in a state of mild shock after discovering that Arthur Fonzarelli is hawking reverse mortgages on TV in the middle of the night ... Did the disposition of the American League pennant really hinge upon a Double-A second bas...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  3. Cody Ross makes Sabean look smart

    Rob Neyer

    Caught this exchange on TV, after Cody Ross hit his second home run off Roy Halladay ... Joe Buck: The Padres were trying to claim him off waivers, from the Florida Marlins. The Giants didn't want San Diego to add to their offense ... so they claim...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  4. Is Roy Halladay this century's best pitcher?

    Rob Neyer

    Jerry Green wasn't quite as impressed by Roy Halladay's no-hitter as you might have been ... And the TV announcers, in their glorious ignorance, proclaimed: "Roy Halladay has just pitched the first no-hitter in the postseason since Don Larsen's ...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  5. Explaining Red Sox's ratings plummet

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, here's some mildly surprising news. According to SportsBusiness Journal, the Red Sox's TV ratings this season are way, way down: The Boston Red Sox's six-year reign atop MLB's local television ratings is about to end, as the team's local number...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  6. All-Star ratings down, so what?

    Rob Neyer

    A bit of a surprise: Major League Baseball's All-Star Game has earned its lowest-ever television rating. The National League's 3-1 victory Tuesday night on Fox earned a 7.5 fast national rating and 13 share. That's down 16 percent from the 8....

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  7. A (small) crime in San Francisco

    Rob Neyer

    Monday night in the bottom of the eighth inning, Bengie Molina hit a two-run homer, giving him four RBI in the game. In the top of the ninth, we heard (and saw) this on TV ... Mike Krukow: "Well, it happened tonight. We showed you early on, he was...

    Blog | April 13, 2010
  8. Gardenhire tabs Rauch as Twins' closer

    Rob Neyer

    Twins Cities TV sports guy Dave Schwartz has some up-to-the-minute closer news: Ron Gardenhire just told me Jon Rauch will be the Twins closer, not a committee as he said earlier this week. This hurts us more than the Twins. I'm partial to Pat Nesh...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  9. Mauer not locked up ... yet

    Rob Neyer

    Aaron Gleeman on the deal that isn't (not yet, anyway): Mark Rosen of WCCO television in Minnesota reported yesterday afternoon that Mauer and the Twins had agreed to a 10-year contract extension, which naturally got Twins fans incredibly excited. ...

    Blog | February 02, 2010
  10. Translating Theo Epstein

    Rob Neyer

    You ever wonder what it would be like if, whenever an agent or a general manager said something for public consumption, there was a translator standing next to him? Or maybe closed-captioning when they're on TV? I don't think it will become a regular...

    Blog | December 16, 2009
  11. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were assembled, painted, and decaled. While wondering if there's even one brave National Television Analyst who will argue that Bill Belichick actually made the right call Sunday night. The CHONE projections have done exceptionally ...

    Blog | November 16, 2009
  12. Revisiting that pesky TV camera

    Rob Neyer

    I know it's a day-old story, but sometimes these things take a while to percolate inside my fool head ... A day after Alex Rodriguez prompted the first video replay review in World Series and postseason history, the outfield landscape at Citizens B...

    Blog | November 02, 2009
  13. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were approved by all 2,750 (last I checked) of my followers ... * The "Moneyball" movie's on life support? No matter. According to Andrew Dansby, the next great baseball movie will soon be showing up on your TV ...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  14. Podcast: Baseball Today

    Rob Neyer

    Eric Karabell and Peter Pascarelli recap a light night and answer your e-mails regarding Peter's television appearance, A.J. Burnett, the Reds and the Phillies....

    Blog | June 16, 2009
  15. Baseball fans still watching

    Rob Neyer

    Well, the local ratings are in: While attendance figures have dipped slightly this season against a backdrop of a national recession, television ratings for Major League Baseball are holding steady, the Associated Press reported Thursday. The aver...

    Blog | June 12, 2009
  16. TV ratings down, too?

    Rob Neyer

    Attendance and TV ratings are down? The Wall Street Journal's Matthew Futterman finds at least one concerned TV network ... Seven months after recording the lowest-rated World Series in history, Major League Baseball's national broadcast bus...

    Blog | May 26, 2009