1. New York Mets Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    With more than 50 seasons, four pennants and two World Series wins, the New York Mets have one of the more storied histories among the expansion teams in Major League Baseball...

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  2. Minnesota Twins Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    On September 8, the Minnesota Twins will retire No. 10 on behalf of former manager Tom Kelly. This seems like as good an excuse as any to add them to the Retired Number Series ...

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  3. Baseball Hall of Fame: Do Women Have a Place in Cooperstown?

    I recently reviewed Zev Chafets’ book Cooperstown Confidential , and I found it contained plenty of things worth discussing in regards to baseball's Hall of Fame...

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  4. Adam Dunn's 400th Home Run: What Does It Mean for His Hall of Fame Chances?

    Another player hit a milestone home run over the weekend. On Saturday night, Adam Dunn became the third player this season to hit his 400th career home run...

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  5. Melky Cabrera Suspended for Testosterone: What Does This Tell Us About Steroids?

    Well, Melky Cabrera is suspended for 50 games following a positive test for testosterone. This news carries several different implications. First, there's the immediate impact on the games...

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  6. Stephen Strasburg's Inning Limit and the Washington Nationals' Playoff Chances

    I know the topic has been beaten to death. But I have some sort of interest in the Nationals (even if I don’t fully understand why), so I might as well weigh in on the Stephen Strasburg inning-limit story...

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  7. MLB Hall of Fame: Just How Big Should the Hall Be and Who Should Get In?

    I know I’ ve done a lot of Hall of Fame stuff lately. This will be the last piece for now, at least in this vein. This is more or less the direct sequel to “ How Big Should the Hall of Fame Be? ”...

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  8. Active MLB Players Who Should Have a Shot at the Hall of Fame

    First, I looked at the Hall of Fame and determined that it may not be inducting enough players , compared to years past. Anywhere from 40 to even as high as 90 active players at any one time may be Hall of Fame-worthy, going by past standards...

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  9. Tyler Horan, 2013 MLB Draft Prospect, Ties Cape League Home Run Record

    History was made Sunday night in the Cape Cod League. The Wareham Gatemen and Falmouth Commodores were engaged in a slugfest in Falmouth’s Guv Fuller Field...

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  10. Why Won't the Chicago White Sox Pick Up Kevin Youkilis' Option?

    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is reporting that the Chicago White Sox probably won't be picking up Kevin Youkilis ' 2013 option. That’s actually pretty strange, I think...

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  11. Sean Manaea: 2013 Baseball Draft Prospect Is Tearing Up the Cape League

    The Hyannis Harbor Hawks stand a game-and-a-half behind the Bourne Braves in the standings. Whichever one finishes on top continues on to the the playoffs...

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  12. MLB: St. Louis Cardinals' (Perpetually) Underrated MVP Candidate

    If someone came up to you in the streets and asked you "How good has Matt Holliday been this year?", what would your response be? I'm kind of hoping it would be some sort of confusion, at least...

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  13. MLB Trade Deadline: Why the Angels' Trade for Zack Greinke Is Confusing

    I’m not sure I understand the Angels ' trade for Zack Greinke . I mean, on a certain level, it looks nice. The Angels have a solid top four of Greinke, Jered Weaver, C.J...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Theo Gerome about almost 2 years ago 1,284 reads 37 comments

  14. MLB Trade Deadline: Should the Miami Marlins Be Sellers?

    Some people seem to be very upset at the Marlins with their current fire sale, which has seen them ship off Anibal Sanchez, Omar Infante and Hanley Ramirez (per Yahoo! Sports )...

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  15. MLB Hall of Fame: Should the Hall Be Less Exclusive?

    It seems like an eternity ago that we had the 2012 Hall of Fame elections. This weekend, Barry Larkin and Ron Santo will finally be inducted into Cooperstown, both deservedly so...

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  16. MLB Trade Deadline: Should the Cardinals Try for Felix Hernandez?

    While speculating about the trade deadline, David Schoenfield of ESPN proposed earlier today that the Cardinals might be a potential future home for Felix Hernandez...

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  17. MLB Trade Deadline: Why Would the Mariners Move Felix Hernandez?

    I swear I read baseball websites other than ESPN, but for some reason, I always seem more prone to respond to their articles with some sort of rebuttal. Today’s issue: Should the Mariners trade Felix Hernandez ? David Schoenfield says yes ...

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  18. Los Angeles Angels Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    The Angels , despite being an expansion team, have quite a bit of history to them. They were included in the first round of expansion back in 1961, and have the best winning percentage of any expansion team since then (at ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Theo Gerome about almost 2 years ago 1,151 reads 1 comments

  19. MLB Trade Deadline: Should the Orioles Make a Trade?

    I wrote last month about how the upcoming trade deadline is going to be particularly difficult for several teams, and I had the Orioles specifically in mind when I said that...

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  20. Cincinnati Reds Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    As we enter into July, the Hall of Fame induction ceremony is right around the corner. And Barry Larkin, a more-than-worthy player, will finally see his name added in Cooperstown...

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  21. David Ortiz: With 400 Home Runs, Is Cooperstown Next?

    I guess I’ve just been in a Hall of Fame mood for the last few days. Or maybe there’s just been a relative abundance of milestones this year...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Theo Gerome about 2 years ago 2,563 reads 29 comments

  22. Carlos Beltran and the Hall of Fame: What Are His Chances?

    ESPN ran an interesting piece on Carlos Beltran the other day, talking about the start of his career, his return to Kansas City for the All-Star Game this year and his chances to make the Hall of Fame...

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  23. MLB All-Star Rosters 2012: Did La Russa Snub Johnny Cueto and Brandon Phillips?

    Dusty Baker has decided he needs to offer his thoughts on the All-Star Rosters. And, in a total surprise , those thoughts may not be well thought out...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Theo Gerome about 2 years ago 119 reads 16 comments

  24. MLB All-Star Game Rosters: Fixing Their Problems

    I would like to thank Major League Baseball for once again giving me the chance to look at and correct the rosters for this year’s All-Star Game in Kansas City. No, they aren’t actually using my advice or anything...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Theo Gerome about 2 years ago 549 reads 1 comments

  25. Colorado Rockies Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    Covering newer teams in the Retired Number Series is always interesting—it makes me feel like I’m living through history. Despite the Rockies ’ relatively short history, I have no recollection of the MLB without them...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Theo Gerome about 2 years ago 600 reads 4 comments