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  1. The best five-year pitching peaks

    David Schoenfield

    This is another follow-up to a debate that arose in a recent chat session: Which pitcher had the best five-year peak? With Sandy Koufax having spent time at Dodgers camp this spring it seems like a perfect time for a list, doesn't it? Well, I c...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  2. All-time top 25 players under 25

    David Schoenfield

    A couple weeks ago, Keith Law unveiled his annual list of the top 25 players under the age of 25 . Keith's list isn't a projection of the best players for 2013, but rather a projection and ordering of players if you were starting a franchise. I th...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  3. A quick peek at Clayton Kershaw's future

    David Schoenfield

    The awesome lists something called "similarity scores" for each player. Originally introduced by Bill James, similarity scores takes a player and compares his basic statistics to other players, starting with 1000 points and sub...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  4. The born-in-Europe All-Star team

    David Schoenfield

    It won't come with the same level of celebration as, say, a World Cup title, but the Mariners are recalling third baseman Alex Liddi, who was born and grew up in Italy. He'll be the first Italian-born major leaguer in nearly 50 years, and just the si...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  5. Bert Blyleven a deserving Hall of Famer

    David Schoenfield

    When I was a kid in Seattle, we usually sat in the bleachers or the upper deck at Mariners games, which is why I have distinct memories of a game in September 1984. My dad dropped my younger sister and I off at the Kingdome, probably gave us $10 to b...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  6. The all-time all-young team

    David Schoenfield

    After listing the youngest MVP winners in my previous post, here's a list of the all-time all-young team, the best seasons by players in their age-22 (or younger) seasons*: C -- Johnny Bench, 1970 Reds (22). The MVP winner led the NL with 45 home ...

    Blog | May 03, 2011