Zachary Sousa

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Wagner defends Bonds, Bagwell after PED allegations

Retired relief pitcher Billy Wagner was not among the players elected to the Hall of Fame when the final tally of votes submitted by the Baseball …

Jorge Posada had Hall of Fame fire but not the votes

The no-doubt Hall of Fame quality Jorge Posada possessed was passion. He had it for the game, for the Yankees and for winning. While his best friend, …

Schilling blasts BBWAA voters of 'bias' after drop in HOF voting

Curt Schilling's path to the Hall of Fame has hit a stumbling block.<p>After receiving 52.3 percent of votes in 2016, the former big-league pitcher saw …

What makes Ivan Rodriguez a Hall of Famer?

On Wednesday evening, Ivan Rodriguez was elected to the Hall of Fame. What are the stats that show Rodriguez to be a Hall of Fame-caliber …

Players, teams congratulate Hall of Fame inductees

The Baseball Hall of Fame is welcoming three new members.<p>On Wednesday, Ivan Rodriguez, Jeff Bagwell, and Tim Raines were announced as the newest …

Raines 'extremely honored and humbled' to land in HOF

"Rock" is in the Hall.<p>After he was formally announced as one of three players elected to the 2017 Hall of Fame class Wednesday, former big-league …

What makes Tim Raines a Hall of Famer?

On Wednesday evening, Tim Raines was elected to the Hall of Fame. What are the stats that show Raines to be a Hall-of-Fame caliber player?<p>With …

Billy Wagner falls short of the HOF

Former Mets closer <b>Billy Wagner</b> received just 10.2 percent of votes and will miss out on being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, it was revealed …

MLB Trade Deadline And Rule 5 Draft Analysis

Flashback: What Pudge Rodriguez says 'real secret' of a great catcher is, how he embodied that

This Story is About...<p><i>Editor's note: This story was originally published in the March 30, 1998 edition of The Dallas Morning News. SportsDay is</i> …

Why Tim Raines making the Hall of Fame means so much to a kid from Montreal

Jonah Keri reflects on a lifetime love of baseball ignited by family and the 1980s Montreal Expos<p>The first time I ever walked into a Major League …

Bonds, Clemens making slow gains with changing electorate

Hall of Fame voters are still sharply divided on Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens.<p>The electorate is changing, however, and that could be good news for …

Baseball Hall of Fame: Vladimir Guerrero comes up short but should eventually get in

The power hitter with the powerful arm missed election by just a few votes in 2017<p>On Wednesday, we learned that hard-hitting, hard-throwing Vladimir …

Vlad narrowly misses first-ballot HOF election

He was a singular talent that will never be forgotten.<p>Vladimir Guerrero's five-tool arsenal, his violently poetic right-handed swing and his All-Star …

Time to dispel two big myths about Baseball Hall of Fame voting results

No, it's not 'becoming' watered down and there are obvious, legit reasons vote tallies change<p><i>[Note: This has been updated from it's original form,</i> …

Sabermetrics Helped Put Tim Raines In The Hall Of Fame

After a combative voting season, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced the induction of three players Wednesday evening: Ivan Rodriguez, Jeff Bagwell …

For Vladimir Guerrero, Hall-of-Fame induction is just a matter of time

In just his first year on the ballot, Vladimir Guerrero has certainly felt the love from BBWAA voters.<p>Courtesy of Ryan Thibodaux’s Hall of Fame …

Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist submits blank Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Bill Livingston decided to submit a signed, but blank Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the 2017 Hall of Fame …

What makes a Hall of Fame closer, featuring Trevor Hoffman and Billy Wagner

After a year of reflection, I’m pretty sure that I can put my finger on the difference between Lee Smith and Trevor Hoffman.<p>In a few hours, a closer might not be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. That’s according to Ryan Thibodaux’s invaluable ballot tracker, and while it’s going to be …