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  1. Is the stretch Freese's time of year?

    Christina Kahrl

    Every season has its bright lights, new and old alike. Take the question of whose star burns brightest at the hot corner in the National League, right now. David Wright might be the obvious answer for best ballplayer at third base, but playing for th...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  2. Let's be selfish about Chipper Jones

    Christina Kahrl

    Chipper Jones said he was calling it quits after this campaign months ago. He's supposed to be trying to say goodbye. There might be a small problem: He's too good for the rest of us to let him quit. On the latest Chipper Jones bobblehead night, h...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  3. Position production: At the corners

    Christina Kahrl

    Are first basemen doing more to put runs on the board today than they did 10 years ago? How about 25 years ago? How do you make broad comparisons like this? With any question like this you can get hung up on the differences between eras. Run-scori...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  4. Who are the real 'RBI guys?'

    Christina Kahrl

    In the age of new metrics for player performance, the RBI is mired in tough times. The snarkier analysts will chuck it out entirely as an unfortunate statistical footnote. It isn't something you'd go to WAR for, after all, not when the analysis commu...

    Blog | July 02, 2011
  5. The all-time best switch-hitters

    Christina Kahrl

    So Lance Berkman's back in action and ripping pitchers like it was 2001 or 2006, his best seasons in what has already been an outstanding career. Where does this put him among the game's best switch-hitters of all time? It may have snuck up on you...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  6. Insider -- Baseball Prospectus - Bargains and boondoggles

    Christina Kahrl

    It's time to take stock of those players in the 2009 season who are giving their teams full bang for their buck and then some, as opposed to those players who are delivering a lot less than you expect for what it took to bring them in.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2009