Smoltz's 'how-to' guide

Updated: July 24, 2007, 2:53 PM ET
By Jim Caple

SAN FRANCISCO -- After two decades of facing Barry Bonds, both as a starter and a closer, in the regular season and in October, John Smoltz has figured out the secret to pitching to the Man Who Will Be Home Run King. It's pretty simple. Be aggressive, make good pitches and have a Hall of Fame arm.

Smoltz has allowed eight home runs against Bonds in his career (not including a rather infamous home run in the 2002 playoffs), tied for the most all time. But the last two of those home runs ...

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