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  1. MLB - Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland has quietly had a Hall o...

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus goes to bat for Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland, writing that Leyland has quietly had a career that makes him worthy of standing among his peer in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  2. MLB -- Atlanta Braves increased their playoff odds the most in th...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus updates its projections to show which teams have improved their playoff chances the most since Opening Day.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  3. MLB: Baltimore Orioles' perception problem

    Jay Jaffe

    Right now, everyone is focusing on the Orioles' poor pitching. However, as Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus explains, that's not their biggest problem.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  4. MLB: Curtis Granderson's remarkable transformation

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus explains how a small adjustment transformed Curtis Granderson into one of baseball's best hitters.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  5. MLB: The importance of being strong up the middle

    Jay Jaffe

    Conventional wisdom says you have to be strong up the middle, and Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus puts that theory to the test.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  6. 2011 MLB Preview: Carlos Lee, Hunter Pence and the rest of the Ho...

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus writes that while the Houston Astros' pitching situation isn't all that bad, their beyond-terrible batting order will lead to a frustrating season for the team.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2011
  7. MLB: New York Yankees struggle against finesse pitchers, but play...

    Jay Jaffe

    The New York Yankees are having a tough time figuring out finesse pitchers, but Boston injuries mean the Bronx Bombers are still on course for October. As a result, they shouldn't rush to get injured players back on the field.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2010
  8. MLB: Midseason prescriptions for the AL East race

    Jay Jaffe

    As MLB comes out of the All-Star break, 'Dr. BP' (Baseball Prospectus) looks at every division and what the clubs within them need. Here now: the AL East. Everyone needs pitching; in the case of the Rays, though, they might be able to just call it up.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  9. MLB - Baseball Prospectus: Resetting the playoff races

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus takes a look at its preseason playoff predictions and recalculates them with the Padres, Rangers and Reds being the biggest surprises. BP explains how they've done it.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  10. Milwaukee Brewers' Prince Fielder, San Diego Padres' Adrian Gonza...

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe of BP explains the True Average metric (a new approach to the old EqA), and highlights five guys who are better than you think (Prince Fielder, among them) and five who are worse (Ichiro is one, oddly enough). Explore the analysis.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  11. MLB Preview 2010 -- Baseball Prospectus: The AL West will be a ra...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus projects 2010 in the AL West. For each team, you get a projected record, why they might win, why they won't win, one player who could surprise (stat projections) and one who might flop. Dive in.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2010
  12. MLB Preview 2010 - Baseball Prospectus: In the NL West, the summe...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus projects 2010 in the NL West. For each team, you get: a projected record, why they might win, why they won't win, one player who could surprise (stat projections) and one who might flop. Dive in.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2010
  13. MLB -- Baseball Prospectus: Who are the best and worst single-sea...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus brings the heat with a controversial idea: the best team ... of the entire 2000s ... was the 2001 Seattle Mariners. Wait, what? They lost in the ALCS. Ah, but you can prove it with metrics. To explore, come inside.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2009
  14. MLB - Baseball Prospectus: Defensive metric analysis of Matt Holl...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus analyzes the defensive aptitude of Jason Bay and Matt Holliday. The outcome? Holliday is clearly more valuable, but a fit is easier to find for Bay.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2009
  15. MLB - Year in review: Looking back on Joe Mauer, Albert Pujols an...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus analyzes the best and worst performances of the 2009 MLB season through its sabermetric lens.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2009
  16. Baseball Prospectus - The American League dominates the National ...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus examines the gap between AL and NL teams and finds it's even wider than expected. Consider this: If the Blue Jays and Dodgers swapped divisions, they might also swap records.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2009