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A week in review: Donaldson, Hall of Fame, Ramirez, Robertson, Rollins, Sandoval

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The bad news: It's been another quiet week in Yankees Universe and the Red Sox and Blue Jays are bolstering their roster. The good news: Brian Cashman is rappelling off a building this weekend and Winter Meetings begin next week, so you know there's bound to be a ton of rumors. As for this week, ...

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Five ex-Yankees are on Hall of Fame ballot for first time

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Major League Baseball and the BBWAA announced the candidates for the Hall of Fame ballot and this year there are five ex-Yankees on the ballot for the first time: Aaron Boone, Gary Sheffield, Tony Clark, Tom Gordon and Randy Johnson. Don Mattingly, Mike Mussina, Tim Raines and Roger Clemens are among the holdovers. The BBWAA has until ...

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Hall of Fame debate: Who I’d send to the HOF

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Tomorrow afternoon, Major League Baseball will announce who will go into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Although no one entered the Hall of Fame last year, this year will surely be a different scenario since there are so many deserving names on the ballot. To clarify, I do not have an ...

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No one voted in as the BBWAA has made a joke of the Hall of Fame

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There were plenty of players that compare favorably to players already in the Hall of Fame this year, but they won't be joining their peers as the BBWAA has made a mockery of the Hall of Fame voting process by refusing to vote in a single player. Barry Bonds has the most homers in baseball, Roger ...

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My hypothetical Hall of Fame ballot…2013 edition

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They announce the Hall of Fame winners today so I thought I would share my thoughts on the ballot and tell you whom I thought should be elected in. I did this last season and I thought eight players were worthy: Jeff Bagwell, Barry Larkin, Edgar Martinez, Fred McGriff, Mark McGwire, Tim Raines, Alan Trammell, and ...

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Roger Clemens makes debut on Hall of Fame ballot

In what surely will be a highly debated topic, former Yankee Roger Clemens will be on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time this year. Clemens was of course outed as a steroid user in the Mitchell Report. His name was in the report 82 times and it stated that during the 1998, 2000, and ...

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Barry Larkin elected to the MLB Hall of Fame

Picking up 86.4 percent of the vote, former Reds shortstop Barry Larkin was inducted into the Hall of Fame today. He will join Ron Santo, who was previously elected by the veterans committee, in this year's class. Jack Morris was the next closest picking up 66.7 percent of the vote. Jeff Bagwell (56%), Lee Smith (50.6%), ...

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If I had a Hall of Fame ballot…2012 edition

As a member of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, along with 320 other bloggers I cast my ballot for the Hall of Fame each year. No, it unfortunately doesn't count, but it is a cool way to participate and see what the blogosphere thinks about whom should be elected. So here is my ballot and below I ...

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