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  1. James Loney among potential bargain free agents - MLB

    Ben Jedlovec

    James Loney is one of a few slick fielders who will be free-agent bargains this winter.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  2. Freddie Freeman among hitters due for a breakout year - MLB

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solutions uses batted ball data from 2012 to tell us which hitters are due for a surge in 2013. He starts with Freddie Freeman.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  3. Jimmy Rollins among worst Gold Gloves selections in 2012 - MLB

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solutions breaks down the best (and worst) Gold Glove selections.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  4. Chicago White Sox teammates Adam Dunn and Alex Rios have turned t...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Chicago White Sox teammates Adam Dunn and Alex Rios have turned their careers around the same way: the fly ball.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  5. Do Josh Beckett and other slow-working pitchers receive less defe...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec shows that working slowly hurts a pitcher's stat line, which is bad news for Josh Beckett.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  6. Ben Zobrist and Martin Prado are baseball's super-utilitymen - M...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec explains why Ben Zobrist and Martin Prado are so incredibly valuable.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  7. Miguel Cabrera's defense is critical to Detroit Tigers' playoff h...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec writes that Miguel Cabrera has played surprisingly adequate defense at third base this season, and that he'll have to keep it up for the Tigers to make the postseason. Plus, other players whose 'D' is critical for their teams' playoff hopes.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  8. The Toronto Blue Jays and progressive approaches to the defensive...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solutions looks at how Toronto's Brett Lawrie was piling up impressive advanced stats by exploiting an oversight in some defensive metrics.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  9. Mike Trout, Brett Lawrie part of first-half defensive All-Star te...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec provides his defensive All-Star picks, identifying the top defenders at every position for the first half of the season.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2012
  10. Saving runs isn't the only way the Seattle Mariners' defense help...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec explains how the Seattle Mariners defense saves Felix Hernandez. (Hint: It's not just about runs.)

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  11. Defensive upgrades for Tigers, Mets, Orioles, Marlins, Cardinals ...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solutions provides possible defensive upgrades that six playoff contenders (Tigers, Mets, Orioles, Cardinals, Marlins, Pirates) can make in order to remain in the postseason mix.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  12. Can Detroit Tigers' offense overcome its poor defense? - MLB

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solutions writes that the Detroit Tigers are on pace to post very poor defensive numbers this season, and that it will be tough for the offense to do enough to overcome that weakness and still make the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012
  13. Curtis Granderson among hitters deserving of defensive shifts - M...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solutions provides his list of five players opposing teams should be employing defensive shifts against, as well as three more who are getting the shift treatment but shouldn't be.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2012
  14. Rating the most dominant pitches in baseball - MLB

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solutions dives into the numbers to determine the most dominant pitches in all of baseball, with Craig Kimbrel's slider earning the No. 1 spot.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2012
  15. How ground ball rates are affecting Jason Heyward and other hitte...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Jason Heyward's declining ground ball rate is a good sign that he is beginning to turn things around at the plate. Ben Jedlovec looks at how large shifts in ground ball rates are affecting other hitters this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2012
  16. Derek Jeter and Matt Kemp among players not helping their pitcher...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec looks at fielders who are affecting certain pitchers' bottom lines, such as Derek Jeter and Matt Kemp.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012