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2010: October / September / August / July / June / May / April / March / February / January 
2009: September  /  August  /  July  /  June  / May  /  April  /  January 
2008: October  /  September  /  August  /  August  /  July  /  June  /  May  /  April  /  March /  February /  January 
2007: December  /  November  /  October  /  September  /  August  /  July  /  June  /  May  /  April  /  March /  February 
2006: October  /  September  /  August  /  July  /  June  /  May  /  April  /  March 
2005: October  /  September  /  August  /  July  /  June  /  May  /  April
2004: December  /  November  /  October  /  September  /  August  /  July  /  June  /  May  /  April  /  March

2010 Players Talk Archive
  October 2010
10.18: Jayson Werth
10.11: Andres Torres
10.07: Eric Hinske
  September 2010
09.05: Brandon Phillips
09.04: Jose Bautista
09.03: Jerry Hairston Jr.
09.02: Javier Lopez
  August 2010
08.27: Joey Votto
08.05: Chris Ray
08.04: Jason Varitek
08.03: J.J. Putz
08.01: Jason Bay
  July 2010
07.12: Joba Chamberlain
07.06: Ty Wigginton
07.05: Corky Miller
07.02: Scott Kazmir
07.01: Delmon Young

  June 2010
06.06: Tyler Clippard
06.04: Josh Willingham
06.02: Ubaldo Jimenez
06.02: Jose Valverde
06.01: Chris Sampson

  May 2010
05.13: Heath Bell
05.12: Ben Zobrist
05.04: Placido Polanco
05.04: Carlos Gonzalez
05.03: Yadier Molina

  April 2010
04.25: Mark Teixeira
04.19: Adam Jones
04.15: Lastings Milledge
04.12: Tim Hudson
04.07: Franklin Gutierrez

  March 2010
03.26: Grady Sizemore
03.16: Nelson Cruz
03.10: Andre Ethier
03.05: Gregg Zaun

  February 2010
02.23: Alfonso Soriano
02.23: Aaron Rowand
02.23: Tom Gorzelanny
02.23: Todd Wellemeyer

  January 2010
01.26: Ben Sheets
01.22: Coco Crisp

2008 and 2009 Players Talk Archive

  September 2009
09.22: Jason Giambi
09.15: George Sherrill
09.11: Will Venable
09.02: Jon Garland
  August 2009
08.25: Nomar Garciaparra
08.17: Francisco Rodriguez
08.06: Ian Kinsler
08.05: Adam Lind
  July 2009
07.28: Zach Duke
07.22: Cody Ross
07.13: Heath Bell
07.07: Michael Bourn

  June 2009
06.30: Jason Marquis
06.23: Jered Weaver
06.12: Denard Span
06.06: Luke Scott

  May 2009
05.15: Ryan Church
05.06: Torii Hunter
05.06: Chone Figgins

  April 2009
04.28: Rich Harden
04.27: Jeff Niemann
04.13: Russ Springer
04.09: J.J. Hardy

  January 2009
01.24: Ryan Sweeney
01.07: Jason Giambi

  October 2008
10.26: Ryan Howard
10.26: Joe Blanton
10.25: Ryan Howard
10.25: Jamie Moyer
10.25: J.A. Happ
10.25: Matt Capps
10.25: Kevin Slowey
10.24: J.P. Howell
10.22: Nick Punto
10.15: John Danks
10.15: Brandon Morrow
10.14: Matt Garza
10.14: Clayton Richard
10.13: Matt Stairs
10.13: Brad Lidge
10.12: Dioner Navarro
10.07: Scott Eyre
10.07: Geoff Jenkins
10.07: Mike Napoli
10.07: Jon Rauch
10.07: Matt Treanor
  September 2008
09.26: Ryan Dempster
09.25: Ryan Dempster
09.24: Jake Peavy
09.17: Gavin Floyd
09.17: Brian Roberts
09.16: Mark Lowe
09.13: Nelson Cruz
09.13: Francisco Rodriguez
09.12: Joe Nathan
09.12: Carlos Delgado
09.10: Jimmy Rollins
09.04: Nate McLouth
09.04: Miguel Montero
09.04: Brian Giles
09.04: Matt Garza
09.01: Ryan Sweeney
09.01: Denard Span
09.01: Jair Jurrjens
  August 2008
08.26: Jody Gerut
08.22: Brian Schneider
08.21: Jair Jurrjens
08.21: Mike Pelfrey
08.21: Daniel Murphy
08.20: Kelly Johnson
08.16: Jim Edmonds
08.16: Grant Balfour
08.16: Edwin Jackson
08.12: Matt Kemp
08.09: Jason Bay
08.08: Josh Hamilton
08.07: Curtis Granderson
08.07: Jamie Moyer
08.07: Brian McCann
08.07: Mike Gonzalez
08.06: Ricky Nolasco
08.05: Adrian & Edgar Gonzalez
08.02: Ian Kinsler
08.02: Joakim Soria
08.02: Micah Aviles
  July 2008
07.28: Jim Johnson
07.25: Dustin Pedroia
07.25: Aramis Ramirez
07.22: Daryle Ward
07.22: Torii Hunter
07.22: Joba Chamberlain
07.13: Kurt Suzuki
07.13: Dana Eveland
07.08: Brian Wilson
07.07: Andre Ethier
07.07: Lyle Overbay
07.07: Omar Vizquel
07.07: Reed Johnson
07.07: Chris Coste
07.01: Ian Kinsler
07.01: C.J. Wilson
  June 2008
06.29: John Maine
06.23: Dan Uggla
06.23: Wes Helms
06.23: Scott Linebrink
06.23: Alex Gordon
06.23: Jason Knapp
06.19: Greg Maddux
06.17: Cliff Floyd
06.15: Josh Hamilton
06.14: Manny Ramirez
06.14: Ken Griffey
06.13: Mike Mussina
06.11: Bobby Jenks
06.11: Mark Reynolds
06.11: Curtis Granderson
06.11: Randy Wolf
06.05: Adam Eaton
06.05: Aaron Cook
06.05: Gregg Zaun
06.03: Jesse Litsch
06.02: Jay Bruce
  May 2008
05.28: Hanley Ramirez
05.28: Cody Ross
05.27: Dan Uggla
05.22: Jeremy Guthrie
05.22: Brandon Phillips
05.21: George Sherrill
05.20: Scott Kazmir
05.20: Cliff Floyd
05.14: Chris Coste
05.12: Joey Votto
05.12: Jeff Keppinger
05.08: Brandon Morrow
05.07: David Ross
05.07: Eddie Guardado
05.07: Andy Pettitte
05.07: Geoff Jenkins
05.07: Brian Roberts
05.07: Nick Markakis
05.07: George Sherill
05.03: C.J. Wilson
05.02: Alex Gordon
05.02: Miguel Batista

  April 2008
04.30: Placido Polanco
04.23: Andrew Brown
04.20: Zack Greinke
04.18: R.A. Dickey
04.17: Mark Redman
04.15: Brad Hawpe
04.15: Blake DeWitt
04.08: Jonathan Broxton
04.08: Doug Davis
04.06: Travis Hafner
04.06: Jason Michaels
04.06: Joe Borowski
04.02: Jonathan Papelbon
04.02: Mike Timlin
04.02: Tim Wakefield

  March 2008
03.23: Ben Broussard
03.23: Esteban Loaiza
03.18: Gerald Laird
03.18: Joey Gathright
03.13: Chris B. Young
03.12: Geovany Soto
03.11: Howie Kendrick
03.10: Jason Kendall
03.05: Garrett Atkins
03.05: Jarrod Saltalamacchia

  February 2008
02.29: Corey Hart
02.29: Alan Embree
02.28: Vinnie Chulk
02.28: Ryan Dempster
02.07: Matt Cain
02.07: Tim Lincecum

  January 2008
01.31: Troy Tulowitzki
01.28: Justin Duchscherer

2006 and 2007 Players Talk Archives

  December 2007
12.20: Jake Peavy
12.12: Dontrelle Willis

  November 2007
11.21: Shane Victorino
11.20: Jimmy Rollins
11.16: Josh Fogg
11.08: Roy Halladay
11.05: Torii Hunter
11.05: Jermaine Dye

  October 2007
10.28: Jacoby Ellsbury
10.26: LaTroy Hawkins
10.13: Mark Reynolds
10.12: Jeremy Affeldt
10.12: Jeff Cirillo
10.12: Josh Fogg
10.05: Micah Owings
10.04: Jason Marquis
10.03: Orlando Hudson
10.03: Rich Hill
10.01: Garret Anderson
10.01: Ryan Rowland-Smith

  September 2007
09.28: Dan Uggla
09.27: Brad Hawpe
09.26: Billy Wagner
09.26: Michael Barrett
09.25: Jimmy Rollins
09.25: Denny Hocking
09.25: Geoff Blum
09.23: Aaron Harang
09.21: Brandon Phillips
09.19: Joba Chamberlain
09.19: Rocky Cherry
09.18: Charlton Jimerson
09.16: Marlon Byrd
09.12: Jeff Francoeur
09.12: Matt Diaz
09.12: Jeff Suppan
09.11: Brandon Lyon
09.11: Jack Wilson
09.11: Barry Zito
09.11: Chuck James
09.10: Shawn Green/Paul Lo Duca
09.09: David Eckstein
09.09: Ryan Franklin
09.05: J.J. Putz
09.05: Brandon Phillips
09.03: Chris Young
09.03: Heath Bell
09.01: Jason Kendall
09.01: Jeremy Accardo
09.01: Chad Durbin
09.01: Brian Shouse

  August 2007
08.29: Johnny Damon
08.27: Jeff Conine/David Wright
08.25: Bill Hall
08.22: Adrian Gonzalez
08.22: James Loney
08.22: Ryan Theriot
08.20: Andrew Brown
08.20: Mark Grudzielanek
08.16: Zach Miner
08.14: Josh Fields
08.12: Brandon Webb
08.12: Ryan Zimmerman
08.11: Chad Cordero
08.09: Kason Gabbard
08.08: Mark Teixeira
08.08: Matt Morris
08.08: Adam LaRoche
08.08: Tom Glavine
08.08: Jerry Owens
08.04: Joe Saunders
08.02: Justin Verlander
08.02: Kevin Gregg
08.01: Javier Vazquez
08.01: Kelly Johnson
08.01: Curtis Granderson

  July 2007
07.25: Matt Capps
07.22: Lenny DiNardo
07.21: Paul Shuey
07.19: Ryan Garko
07.19: Carlos Pena
07.16: Brad Wilkerson
07.14: Randy Wolf
07.11: Brian Roberts
07.10: Freddy Sanchez
07.06: Jamie Burke
07.05: Randy Johnson
07.03: Doug Davis
07.03: Shawn Marcum
07.03: James Loney
07.02: Russell Martin

  June 2007
06.27: David Wright
06.25: Andy Pettitte
06.23: Marino Rivera
06.23: Robinson Cano
06.20: Pat Neshek
06.18: Adam Dunn
06.16: Randy Flores
06.13: Chris B. Young
06.12: Roy Halladay
06.12: Frank Thomas
06.07: Kevin Youkilis
06.04: Dustin Pedroia
06.02: Torii Hunter
06.02: Justin Morneau
06.01: Brandon McCarthy
06.01: Hunter Pence

  May 2007
05.28: Brian Fuentes
05.28: Troy Tulowitzki
05.23: Josh Beckett
05.22: Chad Qualls
05.22: Craig Biggio
05.19: Tim Lincecum
05.16: Jason Marquis
05.15: Gil Meche
05.14: John Buck
05.11: David Dellucci
05.12: Roberto Hernandez
05.11: Mark Kotsay
05.09: Chase Utley
05.09: Ian Kinsler
05.07: Shane Victorino
05.05: Scott Schoeneweis
05.02: John Maine
05.01: James Shields

  April 2007
04.28: Shawn Camp
04.26: George Sherrill
04.25: Jason Hirsh
04.22: Tony Clark
04.19: Scott Spiezio
04.19: Albert Pujols
04.18: Josh Barfield
04.14: Darrell Rasner
04.11: Shawn Green
04.10: Joe Crede
04.06: Juan Pierre
04.06: Adrian Gonzalez
04.04: Josh Phelps
04.04: Scott Linebrink
04.01: Miguel Batista

  March 2007
03.20: Jake Peavy
03.17: Chris B. Young
03.15: Bobby Howry
03.14: Brad Hennessey
03.06: Jered Weaver
03.06: Gerald Laird
03.06: Termel Sledge

  February 2007
02.28: Ted Lilly
02.27: Joe Blanton
02.27: Danny Haren

  October 2006
10.08: Nick Swisher
10.08: Jason Kendall
10.08: Justin Verlander
10.08: Curtis Granderson
10.06: Marco Scutaro
10.06: Rich Harden
10.06: Andre Ethier
10.06: Torii Hunter
10.06: Justin Morneau

  September 2006
09.27: Craig Counsell
09.20: C.C. Sabathia
09.18: Casey Blake
09.15: Bobby Jenks
09.15: Matt Holliday
09.13: Craig Wilson
09.11: Josh Barfield
09.10: Cla Meredith
09.05: Ian Kinsler

  August 2006
08.30: Todd Jones
08.29: Kevin Youkilis
08.24: Ryan Freel
08.23: Stephen Drew
08.23: Miguel Batista
08.20: Derek Lowe
08.20: Kenny Lofton
08.16: Chris Ray
08.14: Ben Broussard
08.14: Eduardo Perez
08.12: Carl Crawford
08.12: Rocco Baldelli
08.09: Josh Barfield
08.07: Adam Eaton
08.07: Kevin Millwood
08.02: Vernon Wells

  July 2006
07.30: A.J. Burnett
07.30: Lyle Overbay
07.24: Mike Lowell
07.22: Doug Brocail
07.19: Rickie Weeks
07.19: Chris Capuano
07.18: Raul Ibanez
07.16: Ryan Howard
07.16: Tom Gordon
07.12: Mark Loretta
07.11: Vernon Wells
07.07: Mike Napoli
07.07: Jered Weaver
07.05: Xavier Nady
07.01: Johnny Estrada

  June 2006
06.30: Chad Tracy
06.26: Mark DeRosa
06.25: Todd Greene
06.21: Brandon Phillips
06.19: Dallas McPherson
06.15: J.J. Putz
06.12: Sean Casey
06.11: Jason Bay
06.08: Kyle Farnsworth
06.07: Dan Uggla
06.03: Joe Mauer
06.01: Torii Hunter

  May 2006
05.29: Mark Grudzielanek
05.27: Clint Barmes
05.24: Ray King
05.24: Adam Wainwright
05.24: Jimmy Rollins
05.21: Jeremy Reed
05.21: Matt Morris
05.15: Joel Zumaya
05.14: Bill Mueller
05.14: Sandy Alomar Jr.
05.11: Jacque Jones
05.10: Mike Lowell
05.08: Ty Wigginton
05.07: Scott Kazmir
05.06: Travis Hafner
05.06: Grady Sizemore
05.06: Jason Michaels
05.06: Joey Gathright
05.02: Howie Kendrick

  April 2006
04.30: Orlando Hudson
04.30: Conor Jackson
04.26: Jonny Gomes
04.24: Billy Wagner
04.24: Brian Bannister
04.24: Aaron Heilman
04.23: Orlando Cabrera
04.22: Adam Kennedy
04.22: Jose Molina
04.19: Todd Jones
04.18: Curtis Granderson
04.14: Kameron Loe
04.14: Mark Teixeira
04.12: Brad Lidge
04.12: Doug Mientkiewicz
04.10: Brian Jordan
04.09: Chris Reitsma
04.08: Tim Hudson
04.05: Shawn Chacon
04.04: Johnny Damon
04.03: Kyle Farnsworth

  March 2006
03.21: Joel Pineiro
03.19: Reggie Sanders
03.16: Brad Wilkerson
03.16: Tim Salmon
03.15: Ian Kinsler
03.12: Dave Roberts
03.12: Jeff Francoeur
03.11: Frank Thomas
03.05: Corey Koskie
03.02: Esteban Loaiza
03.02: Michael Barrett

2004 and 2005 Players Talk Archives
  November 2005
11.07: Huston Street

  October 2005
10:26: A.J. Pierzynski
10:24: Brad Lidge
10.17: Huston Street
10:02: Randy Winn

  September 2005
09.28: Darin Erstad
09.25: Chris Young
09.20: Jesse Crain
09.15: Jeff Weaver
09.12: Mark Loretta
09.12: LaTroy Hawkins
09.11: Ryan Dempster
09.06: Joel Pineiro
09.05: Tom Gordon

  August 2005
08.29: Jeff Francis
08.28: David Wright
08.22: Brett Myers
08.21: David DeJesus
08.15: Erik Bedard
08.14: Jason Kendall
08.09: Scot Shields
08.08: Craig Biggio
08.08: Roy Oswalt

  July 2005
07.29: Jeremy Bonderman
07.27: Bob Wickman
07.18: Tim Hudson
07.17: Mark Teixeira
07.08: Matt Morris
07.05: Adam Dunn
07.03: Frank Thomas

  June 2005
06.26: Mark Kotsay
06.19: Eddie Guardado
06.19: Billy Wagner
06.17: Carlos Beltran
06.14: Cliff Floyd
06.10: Coco Crisp
06.07: Mike Sweeney
06.05: Roy Halladay

  May 2005
05.31: Carl Crawford
05.27: Jake Peavy
05.27: Derek Lowe
05.22: Brett Tomko
05.22: Jason Schmidt
05.18: Keith Foulke
05.11: Carl Pavano
05.11: Matt Lawton
05.08: John Patterson
05.02: Alfonso Soriano
05.02: Huston Street

  April 2005
04.26: Paul Konerko
04.23: Doug Davis
04.21: Troy Glaus
04.18: Chone Figgins
04.06: J.D. Drew
04.06: Kevin Mench

  December 2004
12.16: Jason Kendall

  November 2004
11.11: Bobby Crosby

  October 2004
10.19: Edgar Martinez
10.13: Lance Berkman

  September 2004
09.24: Mark Teixeira
09.21: Ronnie Belliard
09.10: Brian Giles
09.10: Doug Mientkiewicz

  August 2004
08.02: Ted Lilly

  July 2004
07.23: Mark Buehrle
07.20: Marquis Grissom
07.13: Royce Clayton

  June 2004
06.30: Kyle Lohse
06.27: Jeremy Affeldt
06.22: Jermaine Dye
06.18: Brandon Webb
06.17: Craig Wilson
06.03: Charles Johnson

  May 2004
05.27: Billy Wagner
05.27: Cory Koskie
05.18: J. D. Drew
05.18: Mike Mussina
05.11: Mike MacDougal
05.07: Mike Lowell
05.02: Jay Payton

  April 2004
04.28: Casey Blake
04.28: Jeff Weaver
04.16: Eddie Guardado
04.09: Geoff Jenkins
04.02: Mike Cameron

  March 2004
03.29: Johnny Damon
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