The Best And Worst Beat Reporters In Baseball: NL West

Welcome back to Deadspin's Beat-Off, a crowd-sourced effort to determine the best and worst reporters covering Major League Baseball teams. This week, we've covered the NL East and NL Central. Today we'll finish off the senior circuit with the NL West. » 8/01/13 1:18pm 8/01/13 1:18pm

Woeful LA Dodgers Need More Of Wild-Pitch Walk-Off Hero Schumaker

Once again Friday night the Dodgers proved they can still fog a mirror. They got a game-tying homer in the sixth from the suddenly incomparable Yasiel Puig (who became just the second player since 1900 to bang out four home runs in his first five major league games) and then the winning run, on a wild pitch, by Skip… » 6/08/13 1:30pm 6/08/13 1:30pm

The Rockies Are A Team Of Destiny Destined To Fail

Remember last week when I awarded Colorado the National League championship? Yeah, that was fun. It just goes to show you that a watched pot of history-making sports feats usually doesn't boil. » 8/31/09 10:20am 8/31/09 10:20am

NL West: Worst. Division. Ever?

Like Charlie Weiss Weis passing a full length mirror, it's something I've always refused to look at; until now. The San Francisco Chronicle's John Shea has provided an intervention, making me face the stark reality: As of today, the 2008 NL West is the worst division in baseball history. Yes, worse even than the '94… » 8/04/08 11:00am 8/04/08 11:00am