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  1. Braves end their infield Uggla-ness

    Christina Kahrl

    A few quick takeaways from the Atlanta Braves' accepting the inevitable and finally cutting Dan Uggla loose, because releasing the veteran second baseman not only means the Braves eat the money they owe him, it also means admitting that they effectiv...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  2. State of that other division, the AL Central

    Christina Kahrl

    We're almost a fifth of the way into the season, and many of the expected storylines in both leagues have gotten the usual attention. The East divisions get the attention because both provide full five-team tangles of contenders and pretenders, with ...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  3. The dubious distinction for goat of 2011

    Christina Kahrl

    Baseball's a zero-sum game on the field: Somebody wins, and somebody loses. Off the field, it isn't always as cut and dried, but when you want to talk about the season's goat of the year, sometimes it's a lose-lose proposition: for the free agent who...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  4. Who whiffs, walks and whomps?

    Christina Kahrl

    Taking my own fandom back a ways, there were some guys who were flat-out fun to root for because you could anticipate they'd do one of three things at home plate: homer, whiff or walk. Rob Deer was a paragon of these virtues, doing one of these three...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  5. Can White Sox win despite sinkholes?

    Christina Kahrl

    There are a few things to be said about a Sox-Indians game that had to go 14 innings to deliver an 8-7 result, not least that both teams still entertain hopes to contend in baseball's most reliably combative division, the AL Central. While the Detro...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  6. The Guillen Number: White Sox rely on HRs

    Christina Kahrl

    Maybe it's a matter of the kind of player Ozzie Guillen was. With a career line of .264/.287/.338, and just 28 career homers in more than 7,000 plate appearances, he was anything but a bopper. Or maybe it's because of his characteristic volubility in...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  7. 2010 MLB free agency: Ideal landing spots include Adam Dunn to Ra...

    Christina Kahrl

    Christina Kahrl of Baseball Prospectus looks at five "must" moves for the 2010 offseason, including Cliff Lee to the -- you guessed it -- Yankees, a counter move by the Red Sox, and Carl Crawford to the -- you didn't guess it -- Padres.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2010
  8. MLB: Midseason prescriptions for the AL West race

    Christina Kahrl

    As MLB comes out of the All-Star break, 'Dr. BP' (Baseball Prospectus) looks at every division and what the clubs within them need. Here now: the AL West. Texas looks strong; for the Angels to catch up, they need a 3B. Ty Wigginton could be the answer.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2010