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  1. Stat of the day: Multi-hit game leaders

    Sep 7, 2009, 11:50 AM EDT

    Courtesy of Stats, LLC Ichiro Suzuki – 64 Robinson Cano – 59 Derek Jeter – 56 Hanley Ramirez – 52 Jacoby Ellsbury – 51 Aaron Hill – 51 Miguel Tejada – 50 Ryan Braun – 49 Chone Figgins – 49 Miguel Cabrera – 49

  2. Restoring the rosters: No. 9 – Toronto

    Aug 31, 2009, 5:02 PM EDT

    This is part of a series of articles examining what every team’s roster would look like if given only the players it originally signed. I’m compiling the rosters, ranking them and presenting them in a countdown from Nos. 30 to 1. No. 30 – Cincinnati No. 29 – Kansas City No. 28 – San Diego…

  3. Big Papi back to putting up big numbers

    Aug 27, 2009, 12:41 PM EDT

    Remember when David Ortiz was hitting just .185 with one homer through two months and people were quick to write him off as washed up? Turns out, not so much. Ortiz went deep twice last night, including a walk-off blast that curled around Pesky Pole in the bottom of the ninth inning, and has now…

  4. And That Happened: Sunday's scores and highlights

    Aug 3, 2009, 7:00 AM EDT

    Hello all. I’m pinch-hitting for Craig as he works on perfecting his Perry Mason imitation. Go easy on me. I can’t even imitate Rusty Hardin. Dodgers 9, Braves 1: Chad Billingsley struck out nine in five innings, but Joe Torre sat him down after the pitcher came down with a cramp in his hamstring. Billingsley’s…

  5. Midseason AL Most Valuable Player

    Jul 15, 2009, 4:29 PM EDT

    I went with Zack Greinke as AL MVP one-third of the way through the season, but he’s fallen back to the pack by posting a 3.97 ERA since the beginning of June. The focus will return to the position players this time around. Here’s the top 16, according to VORP: 1. Joe Mauer – 46.22.…

  6. Halladay and Lincecum named All-Star starters

    Jul 13, 2009, 11:53 AM EDT

    Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum have been chosen to start tomorrow night’s All-Star game and both managers revealed their lineups this morning: AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE1. Ichiro Suzuki, RF 1. Hanley Ramirez, SS2. Derek Jeter, SS 2. Chase Utley, 2B3. Joe Mauer, C 3. Albert Pujols, 1B4. Mark Teixeira, 1B 4. Ryan Braun, RF5. Jason…

  7. All-Star rosters announced

    Jul 5, 2009, 3:00 PM EDT

    The rosters for the 80th Midsummer Classic were just released. Here’s a breakdown of the two squads. National League: Starters: Yadier Molina, Albert Pujols, Chase Utley, Hanley Ramirez, David Wright, Ryan Braun, Raul Ibanez, Carlos Beltran Reserves: Brian McCann, Prince Fielder, Adrian Gonzalez, Ryan Howard, Orlando Hudson, Freddy Sanchez, Miguel Tejada, Ryan Zimmerman, Brad Hawpe,…

  8. Five Breakthrough First Half Performers

    Jul 4, 2009, 2:17 PM EDT

    This Fourth of July weekend I’ll take stock of a few breakout performers and duds of the first half and possible breakthrough performers for the second half. First, five breakthrough stars of the first half: Edwin Jackson: Doesn’t It feel like we have been talking about this guy forever? Blessed with a mid-90s fastball and…

  9. Projecting the AL All-Star roster – Take 2

    Jun 30, 2009, 5:25 PM EDT

    With All-Star balloting set to wrap up this week, I’m going to try projecting the AL All-Star roster one more time. Here’s what I went with four weeks ago (starters in bold): C – Joe Mauer, Victor Martinez1B – Kevin Youkilis, Justin Morneau, Mark Teixeira2B – Ian Kinsler, Aaron Hill, Dustin Pedroia3B – Evan Longoria,…

  10. Projecting the AL All-Star roster – Take 2

    Jun 30, 2009, 3:25 PM EDT

    With All-Star balloting set to wrap up this week, I’m going to try projecting the AL All-Star roster one more time. Here’s what I went with four weeks ago (starters in bold): C – Joe Mauer, Victor Martinez1B – Kevin Youkilis, Justin Morneau, Mark Teixeira2B – Ian Kinsler, Aaron Hill, Dustin Pedroia3B – Evan Longoria,…

  11. Daily Dose: Cardinals bring in help for Pujols

    Jun 28, 2009, 11:45 PM EDT

    Acquired from Cleveland for Chris Perez plus a player to be named later, Mark DeRosa jumped right into St. Louis’ cleanup spot Sunday and went 0-for-3 with a walk hitting behind Albert Pujols. While not a prototypical cleanup hitter, DeRosa has batted .280/.364/.473 with 34 homers and 43 doubles since the beginning of last year,…

  12. And That Happened: Wednesday's scores and recaps

    Jun 25, 2009, 5:45 AM EDT

    Marlins 5, Orioles 2: Ricky Nolasco has been a completely different pitcher since his little jaunt to New Orleans to get his pyloric valve opened or whatever the hell is was. In his four starts since his return, he’s given up two earned runs, two earned runs, one earned run and last night zero earned…

  13. Projections and Paces – Blue Jays

    Jun 18, 2009, 6:11 PM EDT

    The article below is meant to provide a quick look at how my preseason projections match up with the paces of select major league hitters. Alex Rios 2008: .291/.337/.461, 15 HR, 91 R, 79 RBI, 32 SB in 635 ABProj..: .299/.355/.502, 25 HR, 96 R, 89 RBI, 21 SB in 613 ABPace: .278/.336/.454, 22 HR,…

  14. Projecting the AL All-Star roster

    Jun 2, 2009, 5:15 PM EDT

    Following yesterday’s attempt at the guessing the NL roster, here’s a preview of the potential AL All-Star roster. Catchers Starter: Joe MauerBackups: Victor Martinez Martinez is listed as a catcher on the ballot, so he’s the obvious choice to back up Mauer. If the AL goes with three catchers, then Jason Varitek and Mike Napoli…

  15. RAR has Longoria, Ibanez as MVPs through May

    Jun 1, 2009, 1:08 PM EDT

    Fan Graphs is a site that I couldn’t live without and has a great stat called Runs Above Replacement (RAR) that combines offensive and defensive contributions while comparing players to “replacement-level” guys at the same position. For example, how many runs would the Cardinals lose if they had to replace Albert Pujols with a random…

  16. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 9, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

    Tommy La Stella AP

    A quick recap of a busy Friday in MLB, including a long-awaited win for the Braves.

  17. Twins calling up pitching prospect Trevor May

    Aug 8, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Trevor May card

    May was acquired from the Phillies in the Ben Revere trade two offseasons ago and repeated Double-A last season before taking a big step forward at Triple-A this year.

  18. Even if he reaches 500 homers, Adam Dunn is not Hall of Famer

    Aug 6, 2014, 3:58 PM EDT

    Texas Rangers v Chicago White Sox

    Adam Dunn probably will hit 500 home runs, but that doesn’t mean he should be a Hall of Famer.

  19. Jim Thome signs one-day contract, officially retires as an Indian

    Aug 2, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

    jim thome indians

    Jim Thome officially calls it quits, retiring as a member of the Indians after signing a one-day contract on Saturday. The Indians unveiled a statue in his honor.

  20. Discarded by the Twins, Vance Worley has turned his career around with the Pirates

    Jul 29, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

    Vance Worley

    Last night Worley tossed a complete-game shutout against the Giants, improving to 4-1 with a 2.54 ERA in 50 innings for the Pirates.

  21. Jimmy Rollins’ $11 million option for 2015 will vest tonight

    Jul 25, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    Miami Marlins v Philadelphia Phillies

    Rollins also has the ability to block any potential trade, so even if contending teams think having him locked into place for 2015 adds to their interest level it may be a moot point.

  22. Skip Schumaker not cleared to return from concussion

    Jul 18, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Skip Schumaker Getty

    Skip Schumaker had hoped that the All-Star break would provide enough time to recover from a July 10 concussion, but the Reds utility man remains out of the lineup with continued symptoms.

  23. Would the Dodgers make a run at Jonathan Papelbon as a (really expensive) setup man?

    Jul 17, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon AP

    Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has made it very clear that he’d waive his veto rights and welcome a trade to a contender, and Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles talked to “a baseball source” who expects the Dodgers to make a run for the 33-year-old right-hander.

  24. Carlos Ruiz close to returning from concussion

    Jul 16, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT

    Carlos Ruiz

    CSNPhilly.com reports that Ruiz will be in the lineup Thursday night at Single-A Clearwater and barring a setback he could be ready to return from the DL at some point next week.

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