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  1. Buster Olney is abstaining from Hall of Fame voting

    Dec 4, 2014, 11:04 AM EST

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    His view: the voting process is so broken that his voting would actually hurt candidates whom he supports.

  2. More Hall of Fame ballots like Adam Rubin’s please

    Nov 25, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

    10 METS FAYTOK

    The first rule of Hall of Fame Ballot Club: Use all ten slots on your ballot. The second rule of Hall of Fame Ballot Club: USE ALL TEN SLOTS ON YOUR BALLOT.

  3. The 2015 Hall of Fame ballot is out — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez are new on the ballot

    Nov 24, 2014, 11:03 AM EST

    Boston Red Sox

    Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson should be shoe-ins. But which newbies — and which holdovers — also have a shot?

  4. Alfonso Soriano’s retirement is a good reminder not to define players by their contracts

    Nov 5, 2014, 9:11 AM EST

    Alfonso Soriano Getty

    We have a bad habit when it comes to players who make a lot of money. We should probably back off on that a bit.

  5. Pablo Sandoval sets new postseason hits record

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:55 PM EST

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    Giants ace Madison Bumgarner broke Curt Schilling’s postseason innings record in the bottom of the fifth inning. And now Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News shares this nugget …

  6. Madison Bumgarner breaks postseason innings record

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:19 PM EST

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    Giants ace Madison Bumgarner entered Game 7 of the World Series in the bottom of the fifth inning. He allowed a single to the first batter but got out of that threat and set a new MLB record in the process …

  7. Remembering World Series Game 7s of the past 30 years

    Oct 29, 2014, 1:20 PM EST

    Renteria

    Game 7s are often letdowns. But sometimes, they’re magical. What will we get tonight?

  8. Nothing in the Cardinals-Dodgers game was supposed to happen

    Oct 3, 2014, 11:17 PM EST

    Division Series - St Louis Cardinals v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game One

    A rundown of the oddities from Game 1 of the NLDS.

  9. Mr. November (or, my favorite Derek Jeter story)

    Sep 26, 2014, 10:05 AM EST

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    There were few moments in the Yankees captain’s career like the night on Oct. 31, 2001.

  10. Phil Hughes could finish the season with the best K/BB ratio in MLB history

    Sep 20, 2014, 1:01 PM EST

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    Twins right-hander Phil Hughes has thrived with a change of scenery this season and he could finish the year with a place in MLB history.

  11. Phil Hughes rolls to 14th win, sports third best K/BB ratio ever

    Aug 21, 2014, 6:14 PM EST

    Phil Hughes

    But not the best among major league starters this season.

  12. Charlie Manuel inducted into the Phillies’ Wall of Fame

    Aug 9, 2014, 8:10 PM EST

    Charlie Manuel

    The Phillies honored former manager Charlie Manuel by inducting him into the Phillies Wall of Fame prior to Saturday night’s game against the Mets.

  13. Deep Thought: Justin Verlander: playoff relief ace

    Aug 1, 2014, 9:24 AM EST

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    He’s probably the fifth starter on this Tigers team at the moment. So why not?

  14. Great Moments in Steroids Derp

    Jul 29, 2014, 11:42 AM EST

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    Call me crazy, but I think Maddux, Glavine and Thomas woulda made the Hall of Fame even if Congress didn’t hold steroids hearings.

  15. Clayton Kershaw has now tossed 28 consecutive scoreless innings

    Jun 29, 2014, 7:50 PM EST

    St Louis Cardinals v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Clayton Kershaw finishes the month of June on a streak of 28 consecutive scoreless innings.

  16. 2004 championship Red Sox team reunites at Fenway Park

    May 29, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

    Damon Manny

    The most celebrated team in Red Sox history gathered at Fenway Wednesday to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the 2004 championship team.

  17. Cole Hamels picks up 100th career victory against the Reds

    May 17, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

    Cole Hamels

    Cole Hamels achieved a milestone in Saturday’s victory over the Reds, picking up his 100th career win.

  18. Three Jeopardy! contestants whiffed on a slam-dunk Hall of Fame answer

    Jan 17, 2014, 10:30 PM EST

    Roger Clemens Red Sox

    In the interest of full disclosure before I jump into the meat of the subject and poke some fun at some Jeopardy! contestants, I consistently whiff on a good 99 percent of Jeopardy! clues. But when it’s Teen Jeopardy time, or if there’s a baseball category, I’m ready to risk it all on a Daily…

  19. What to expect over the next five years of Hall of Fame balloting

    Jan 10, 2014, 4:20 PM EST

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    Don’t look at me like that. There’s literally nothing else going on right now. Anyway: The great Jay Jaffe — the creator of the JAWS Hall of Fame scoring system which ranks a candidate’s worthiness of induction — takes a look at the potential Hall of Fame ballots over the next five years to see…

  20. Looking ahead to next year’s Hall of Fame ballot

    Jan 9, 2014, 12:28 AM EST

    Pedro Martinez

    Because one can never get too much of a head start. As Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas exit the ballot as Hall of Fame inductees, a new and nearly as intriguing class of first timers will arrive in 11 months: Randy Johnson: 5 Cy Youngs, 2nd all-time in strikeouts, 303 wins Pedro Martinez:…

  21. Deadspin reveals who gave them their Hall of Fame vote

    Jan 8, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

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    It’s Dan LeBatard. And he explains his rationale over at the website today. It’s a pretty good rationale. And, the headline here and picture to the right notwithstanding, LeBatard received no payment for it. He gave it up willingly and freely. And the ballot that the Deadspin readers submitted — Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine,…

  22. Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

    Jan 8, 2014, 2:05 PM EST

    Cooperstown

    The 2014 induction class of the Baseball Hall of Fame was announced Wednesday afternoon and Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are on their way to Cooperstown. Players must be named on 75% of the Baseball Writers Association of America’s ballots to get in. Maddux was named on 97.2%, Glavine 91.9% and Thomas 83.7%.…

  23. This is the year Hall of Fame ballot reality catches up with Jack Morris

    Jan 8, 2014, 10:46 AM EST

    Jack Morris Tigers

    I, like many, believe four players will get elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame today: Greg Maddux will be elected almost unanimously (I suspect at least four people will not vote for him), Tom Glavine will be in the mid-to-high 90s in percentage, Frank Thomas will go in comfortably and Craig Biggio will just…

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