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Keidel: The A-Rod Apologist Is Just As Delusional As Rodriguez Is

Since most men don’t have the time, money, and desperation for such municipal waste, we have the A-Rod apologist, who, like their fallen icon, has resorted to vast swaths of illogical reasoning, deflection, and denial in his defense.

01/15/2014

Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hall Acknowledges Calls For Reform, Says Proposal Up To BBWAA

The BBWAA has voted on Hall of Fame candidates since 1936, and elections have become more controversial in recent years as stars tainted by accusations of steroids use have fallen well short of the 75 percent needed for entry to Cooperstown.

01/10/2014

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA Member

Remember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.

11/27/2013

Tom Glavine (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas Highlight Hall Of Fame Ballot

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot, joining a collection of steroid-tainted holdovers that include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

11/26/2013

Bud Selig (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Let’s Not Paint Bud Selig As The Savior Of Baseball

Baseball knew it had a PED problem in the mid-1990s. Had Selig truly cared, he would have blown the whistle and sought measures to clean up the game.

08/06/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: We Shouldn’t Be Angry About A-Rod’s Money, But Rather His Lies

We aren’t angry at A-Rod because he makes the most money, but because he told the most lies. His montage of malfeasance is galling even by our subterranean standards.

08/01/2013

Torii Hunter (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) and Bryce Harper (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

MLB All-Star Game Serves As Learning Platform For Rising Stars

Even though Tuesday night’s All-Star game is for the young, there’s still a place at Citi Field for the guys sporting a bit of gray.

07/16/2013

Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles during All-Star Workout Day on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Chris Davis On Home Run Chase: ‘61 Is The Record’

The Orioles slugger says he’s chasing baseball’s true single-season home run leader, Roger Maris, “and I think most fans agree with me on that.”

07/16/2013

John Rocker (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

John Rocker Says PEDs Made Baseball A ‘Better Game’

Rocker is still making noise, a decade after the disgraced pitcher last played in the big leagues.

07/11/2013

Manager Don Mattingly (R) of the Los Angeles Dodgers pushes down coach Alan Trammell #3 of the Arizona Diamondbacks (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers And Diamondbacks Coaches Get In Middle Of Brawl

Take out the baseball cards, kids, it wasn’t just Miguel Montero and Yasiel Puig mixing it up. Several coaches who dominated the game as players in the 1980s and ’90s produced some of the fight’s most memorable moments.

06/12/2013

Barry Bonds (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Controversial Stats Give Reason To Doubt Fairness

Mr. Jacob Carpenter is another student presently taking a course on sabermetrics. In this installment of By The Numbers, he doesn’t mince words as he looks at some “controversial” numbers.

01/29/2013

Sammy Sosa (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sosa: McGwire And I Should Be In Hall — Oh, And I Might Run For President Of D.R.

Sammy Sosa thinks he and fellow steroid-tainted star Mark McGwire belong in the Hall of Fame. Slammin’ Sammy also said the Chicago Cubs should retire his number, and he left open the possibility of running for president of the Dominican Republic.

01/25/2013

Mike Piazza (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Legendary Met Mike Piazza To Address Steroid, PED Rumors In New Book

The 1993 National League Rookie of the Year will address the rumors of steroid use in his new book, “Long Shot,” co-author Lonnie Wheeler told Newsday.

01/11/2013

Goose Gossage (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Goose: If Bonds, Clemens Ever Get Elected, ‘I Probably Will Never Go Back To HOF’

“What kind of a society and what kind of world are we living in where we reward these guys for cheating? What kind of message does that send? And you know what? If any of these guys ever get in, I probably will never go back to the Hall of Fame.”

01/10/2013

Barry Bonds (Photo by Dino Vournas/Getty Images), Roger Clemens (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images) and Mike Piazza (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Voters Pitch A Shutout: No Players Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball’s Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.

01/09/2013

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