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  1. Ignore the naysayers: Baseball is booming

    David Schoenfield

    Bill James has a piece up on Grantland in which he -- as only Bill can -- finds a connection between crowd control at baseball games and the behavior of prison inmates. Bill points out that around 1983 or so teams realized they needed to curb the row...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  2. 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
  3. MLB Playoffs 2010: Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants and R...

    Tim Keown

    One way to look at the Game 1 mound matchup in the NLCS: old-school (that'd be Roy Halladay) versus new-school (that'd be Tim Lincecum).

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  4. Felix Hernandez's Cy Young case isn't based on wins, but numbers

    Johnette Howard

    The stats convert one writer and make the case for Felix Hernandez to win the Cy Young, even if CC Sabathia has more wins.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2010
  5. Gene Wojciechowski analyzes what the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Whi...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Here's how the Cubs and White Sox can make the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2010
  6. MLB -- Search for modern-day Rickey Henderson is futile, but Tamp...

    Jay Jaffe

    There likely will never be another player like Rickey Henderson statistically. Baseball Prospectus looks at the current game and finds that no one is really close, but names such as Brian Roberts, B.J. Upton and Johnny Damon fall into the discussion.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2009
  7. Insider -- Baseball Prospectus - Breaking the mold

    Kevin Goldstein

    Baseball has its own peerless prodigies, players who are so unique on either a physical or ability level that projections become quite difficult.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  8. Insider -- Baseball Prospectus - Beware the spring flings

    Marc Normandin

    Spring training numbers always are tricky. Here are some hot or cold ones to ignore.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2009
  9. Webb vs. Carpenter for NL Cy Young

    Rob Neyer

    Who will win the NL Cy Young Award? It'll be a race to the finish between Brandon Webb and Chris Carpenter.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2006
  10. David McCarty has how many home runs?

    Abraham Nunez is a better slugger than Barry Bonds -- this spring.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2004
  11. MLB squad arrives in Taiwan for 5-game series

    An All-Star team of major leaguers led by New York Yankees stars Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, less than 48 hours after the St. Louis Cardinals won Game 7 of a scintillating World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2011