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  1. Jon Lester of Chicago Cubs does not want pitch clock in Major Lea...

    Jesse Rogers

    New Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester is not in favor of a pitch clock in order to speed up games.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2015
  2. Major League Baseball addresses pace of play in Arizona Fall Leag...

    Jerry Crasnick

    After experimenting with expanded replay and the home-plate collision rule last fall, pace of play was this fall's focus.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  3. Arizona Fall League observations

    Eric Karabell

    For more than 20 years, the Arizona Fall League has been an annual showcase of some of the best baseball prospects. For the past few seasons, I've been lucky enough to attend the First Pitch Arizona symposium over Halloween weekend with other industr...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  4. Dayton Moore's blueprint worked in KC

    Jim Bowden

    It's time for Kansas City Royals GM Dayton Moore and his entire baseball operations department to stand and take a bow. Their blueprint worked. It might have taken a few years longer than they preferred, but it worked. Moore was hired as Royals...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  5. Top fantasy prospects in the Arizona Fall League, team by team - ...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford lays out his top fantasy prospects at the Arizona Fall League, highlighted by Byron Buxton, Archie Bradley, Corey Seager and others.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  6. Bryant's plan for success: Don't look ahead

    Sahadev Sharma

    When Theo Epstein was hired as president of baseball operations by the Chicago Cubs two years ago, he brought along a promise of building a sound foundation that would lead to sustained success by sticking to their plan even when the results aren't a...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  7. MLB to test expanded replay at Arizona Fall League

    Expanded instant replay will be given a test next week by Major League Baseball at the Arizona Fall League.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  8. Baseball Scout School, Part 4: A Little Less White Space on This ...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh, editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus, is learning how to be a baseball scout. He is enrolled in MLB's Scout Development Program, where he is getting an education in how to trust his eyes as much as he trusts the numbers. According...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  9. Baseball Scout School, Part 3: How to Write a Scouting Report

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh, editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus, is learning how to be a baseball scout. He is enrolled in MLB's Scout Development Program, where he is getting an education in how to trust his eyes as much as he trusts the numbers. You can read...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  10. Crazy crap analytics can prove

    ESPN The Magazine

    This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's March 4 Analytics issue. Subscribe today! The numbers never lie. And in this case, the numbers give some shocking truths. Below is an assortment of know-it-all stats that you should use to win arguments --...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  11. SoxProspects: Checking on winter leagues

    Christopher Hatfield, SoxProspects.com

    Although the minor league season begins in April and ends in September, in reality, minor league baseball is a year-round enterprise. Following the end of the regular season and playoffs, minor leaguers participate in the Fall Instructional League, A...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  12. AFL notes: Billy Hamilton Show continues

    Eric Karabell

    The next generation of fantasy baseball stars is on display every year at the Arizona Fall League, which is part of the reason I really enjoy attending. Obviously there's baseball, which is always good, but awesome weather and getting to mingle ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  13. Billy Hamilton, Brian Goodwin, Rymer Liriano performing well at A...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell passes along notes and first-hand observations from the Arizona Fall League, including tidbits on Billy Hamilton, Brian Goodwin and Rymer Liriano.

    Blog | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  14. Election 2012: Sports figures and politics

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Election Day 2012 will see many people with ties to sports running for political office. Former NFL tackle Jon Runyan is one of those notable names as he seeks re-election in New Jersey. Then there's Linda McMahon's Senate bid in Connecticut; she ...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  15. Minors: Joey Gallo is Arizona League player of the year

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers third baseman prospect Joey Gallo was named the 2012 Topps/Minor League player of the year in the Arizona League by Minor League Baseball on Monday. Gallo, who turns 19 later this month and was selected in the supplemental round of t...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  16. Soler drawing comparisons to Sosa

    Sahadev Sharma

    A blazing fastball, Herculean power or rabbit-like speed. These are the types of superlatives that are often bandied about when discussing baseball's top prospects. But every once in a while, there's a prospect who doesn't even need to display his...

    Blog | September 11, 2012