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  1. Morning report: 'A' is for Xander

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good morning from the Fort, where further proof of Xander Bogaerts's great promise arrived in the mail this week. John Sickels, a Bill James protege who said his talent evaluations are a blend of sabermetrics and traditional sc...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  2. The A's, Orioles and miracle teams

    David Schoenfield

    In "The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract," author Bill James has a section titled "Miracles" on the three 1960s surprise pennant winners: the 1961 Cincinnati Reds, the 1967 Boston Red Sox and the 1969 New York Mets. The Reds improved by 26...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  3. MLB: Projecting long-term deals for Jason Heyward, Buster Posey, ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at eight young stars -- Jason Heyward, Buster Posey, Tommy Hanson and more -- and determines what their long-term market value should look like, based on projections. Heyward, for one, could shatter the bank.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Darwins of the Diamond

    Alan Schwarz

    Alan Schwarz chronicles baseball's lifelong fascination with statistics and the people who turned it into a science.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2004
  7. David McCarty has how many home runs?

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

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2004
  8. Sabermetricians slowly being added to the inner circle

    Rob Neyer

    From Bill James to Keith Law, sabermetricians are finally being brought aboard by teams to give their expertise.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2002
  9. 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