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  1. Is Russ Martin the new Joe Girardi?

    Rob Neyer

    This Tweet from Ken Davidoff really gets to the heart of things, doesn't it? Yankees signed Russell Martin with his versatility in mind. Can help out at 3B, 1B, in addition to C. But Girardi values experience at C. Jorge Posada was blessed with Ha...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  2. Too many Gold Gloves, not enough MVPs?

    Rob Neyer

    A friend tweets : "It's absurd that Jeter won a Gold Glove, but no more absurd than his never having won an MVP." No, it's not. It's not nearly as absurd. Jeter's won five Gold Gloves, and hasn't deserved any of them. If you tilt everything tow...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  3. World Serious Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links aren't going to hold all the nasty e-mail messages and Facebook letters and tweets and comments against the good people of the Bay Area. It's well known, at least in the medical literature, that vitriol and lousy analysis are two of the...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  4. Is playing Phillies the worst thing?

    Rob Neyer

    Earlier today in a tweet, I posed this hypothetical: If Braves lose, does Bochy pull Sanchez early and use a bunch of scrub relievers? I think he has to. Looking good for Padres right now... At that moment, the Braves were losing 2-1. As I w...

    Blog | October 03, 2010
  5. Will D-Train save the Diamondbacks?

    Rob Neyer

    From a Tweet earlier today: I'm told interest in Dontrelle Willis from at least 4 teams: Dbax, Mets, Brewers, Marlins You know what? I get the Marlins, because ... Wait, no I don't. The Marlins have five starters, and the worst of them (Nate Robert...

    Blog | June 01, 2010
  6. Room for two Pat Nesheks in Minnesota?

    Rob Neyer

    An intriguing tweet from Patrick Reusse last night: "Front office has balked at DL stint for [Pat] Neshek. One reason: Unwillingness to give manager his preferred pitcher -- Anthony Slama." Who's Anthony Slama? Just one of the champion strike-thro...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  7. No. 5 Starter Watch: Dodgers (and Haeger!)

    Rob Neyer

    This news wasn't as good as I'd hoped, upon clicking on a link in a tweet. Via ESPN Los Angeles' Jon Weisman, Joe Torre's Saturday morning quotes: "Physically guys are ready, mentally it's tough to remind yourself these games are important. We stil...

    Blog | March 28, 2010
  8. How history will consider Nats, Dukes

    Rob Neyer

    We have, via official tweets from the Nationals' PR office, this from president Stan Kasten: "I know of no 'incident' as it pertains to Elijah Dukes and his unconditional release today. People who are saying this don't know what they're talking about...

    Blog | March 17, 2010
  9. Fisking an odd and frightening report

    Rob Neyer

    Here's the way it works sometimes: one of ESPN.com's writers fires off a Tweet, which is picked up by some random blogger, and then I join the fray. Got all that? According to Buster Olney of ESPN.com (via Twitter), the Reds are interested in acqui...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  10. MLB has big stake in Lincecum Affair

    Rob Neyer

    According to a couple of Buster's tweets, Major League Baseball will take the lead role for the Giants in the Tim Lincecum arbitration hearing tomorrow. Craig Calcaterra's take: In light of all that this proceeding seems less like a dispute about ...

    Blog | February 11, 2010
  11. The perfect Yankee? Jerry Hairston, Jr.

    Rob Neyer

    OK, so it might not be headline news. Still, a Yankee's a Yankee. Well, prospectively, anyway. From MLB Trade Rumors: The Yankees are in serious talks with free agent utility man Jerry Hairston Jr., according to a tweet by ESPN's Chris Singleton. N...

    Blog | January 10, 2010
  12. Don't look to Hall voters for consistency

    Rob Neyer

    Sunday night, Jon Heyman revealed his Hall of Fame ballot in a tweet. Just six months ago, this would have been unthinkable. Today it doesn't even qualify as news. No, what was interesting was Heyman's willingness, again via Twitter, to defend his ba...

    Blog | December 29, 2009
  13. Greinke takes Cy Young lead!

    Rob Neyer

    Shortly after Joakim Soria locked up Zack Greinke's 15th win last night, I saw this Tweet from Joe Posnanski: @robneyer Blog readers want to know ... the Cy Predictor has Zack third in the AL at the moment. Will he win the Cy Young? How could I ...

    Blog | September 23, 2009
  14. Let's not anoint Pujols just yet

    Rob Neyer

    Caught this tweet last night from Jon Heyman: at marlins game as fan. just for hanley (3 for 3 so far, .365), worth admission price. Hey, whatever it lacks in poetry it makes up for in clarity. I knew, in a sort of off-handed way, that Hanley Rami...

    Blog | August 27, 2009
  15. More on Tex vs. the World

    Rob Neyer

    It was an interesting weekend, blog-wise. Usually -- as you've probably noticed -- not much happens here on the weekend. But, late Friday night, Tyler Kepner shot off a Tweet that shocked me, just a little bit. So I wrote something about it, an...

    Blog | August 17, 2009
  16. Has Tex locked up MVP already?

    Rob Neyer

    Is this Tweet from Tyler Kepner for real? By the way, this is probably obvious by now, but Mark Teixeira's the AL MVP. No question, as Joe Torre would say. No question? Honestly? Maybe Kepner just means that Teixeira will win, rather than tha...

    Blog | August 15, 2009