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  1. Ben Lindbergh on the possibility of machines replacing umpires

    Ben Lindbergh

    Even though the MLB schedule is now computerized, don't expect the guy behind the plate to be replaced anytime soon.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Ranking the 21 Best Paul McCartney Deep Tracks

    Ben Lindbergh

    It didn't occur to me until hours after seeing the first of Paul McCartney's three-hour, 38-song sets at Brooklyn's Barclays Center this summer, but had Brooklyn been a stop on the 1976 Wings Over America tour - McCartney's first post-Beatles s...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Baseball Scout School, Part 2: Rating Beers, Falling in Love With...

    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 09, 2013
  6. Welcome to Baseball Scout School

    Ben Lindbergh

    Earlier this summer, while stuck — or, if my girlfriend asks, thrilled to be — in Syracuse for a wedding, I went to see the Toledo Mud Hens play the Syracuse Chiefs. The Chiefs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, featured...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  7. The Body Count: Is Longmires Absaroka County the Most Murder-Pla...

    Ben Lindbergh

    [Editor's note: This post contains some pretty graphic and violent GIFs. But you might have guessed that from "Murder-Plagued" being in the headline.] "What the hell is happening to my county?" —Walt Longmire TV procedurals, as Andy Green...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  8. The Tragedy of Derek Jeter's Defense

    Ben Lindbergh

    In the field, the Captain has not gotten any better with age. What has it cost the Yankees?

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  9. Q&A: Ryan Hanigan on the Art of Pitch Framing

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ryan Hanigan has been a Reds catcher since his debut in 2007, learning the ropes as an understudy to David Ross and Paul Bako before backing up one of baseball's worst receivers, Ramon Hernandez. After the 2011 season, the Reds allowed Hernandez to l...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  10. Q&A: Russell Martin on the Art of Pitch Framing

    Ben Lindbergh

    After years of seeing poor receivers like Ryan Doumit cost them strikes, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed Russell Martin to the biggest free-agent contract in franchise history over the winter. According to Baseball Prospectus analyst Max Marchi's pitch...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  11. Studying the art of pitch framing by catchers such as Francisco C...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Trying to turn balls into strikes isn't new, but the catchers who do it well may soon be more prized than ever.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013