Tim Raines

Arizona Diamondbacks #30 - Center Field

  • Born: 08/31/79
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 195

Moonlight Graham and the Designated Pinch Runner

Eddie Phillips played in nine games for the Cardinals, but never made a plate appearance and never played the field.

Prospect Retrospective: Tony Gwynn, Hall of Famer


Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn passed away today. Here's what he was like as a prospect and how his career stands in context.

Adam Eaton: Best leadoff man in White Sox history?

Luis Aparicio is not the answer.


2014 Hall of Fame profile: Tim Raines

Tim Raines and Tony Gwynn have seemingly been connected over their careers for their similar style of play. Yet Gwynn was a first-ballot Hall of Famer while Raines still awaits his turn.

Frank Thomas carrying Chicago in HOF voting

So far, all public ballots from current and former Chicago baseball writers support the Big Hurt's Cooperstown case

Yankees 2013 Roster Report Card: Ichiro Suzuki

Ichiro's 2013 grade probably won't surprise you, but just how bad he was might.

Monday Bird Droppings


Today is the season's final off day. Tomorrow, the O's begin one of two late bouts with the smoking hot Red Sox before heading to Tampa and home again to close things out against the Blue Jays and...

Past & Present: Les Expos et Denver


Before their move in 2005, the Washington Nationals were one of the most unique franchises in North American pro sports, the Montreal Expos, a team that also seemed intertwined with the city of the...

Why I Love John Gibbons Today


Admittedly, it is easy for a manager to say the right things, when there aren't games happening, but at least Gibbons seems willing to admit there was a problem with some of the Blue Jays'...

No Players Elected To HOF In 2013


Bagwell, Biggio shut out along with everyone else, though it looks like the two Astros stars will eventually get in.

Rickey & Raines were great, but who's No. 3?


Where have all the great leadoff men gone? Actually, there have never been many great ones? We just got lucky for a few years.

Insights: Accepting Baseball as Ritual (with Ham)


We engage in ritual because we engaged in ritual because we engage in ritual.

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