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  1. Colon an extreme strike-thrower

    Adam Rubin

    Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty ImagesBartolo Colon threw his fastball 86 percent of the time in 2013.The following write-up on Bartolo Colon is reprinted with permission from John Dewan's Stat of the Week ... Several of 2013's superlative...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  2. Dealing with extreme home/road splits

    Eric Karabell

    Pitching in road games versus at home is not a skill. Let's get that out of the way first. Sure, members of certain rotations are aided by spacious home ballparks, but not everyone in that situation is unusable on the road. Those in fantasy base...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  3. Tim Lincecum of San Francisco Giants among pitchers whose home/ro...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses pitchers who should be benched on the road, as well as those whose splits don't tell the entire story.

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  4. San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum working every angle to solve f...

    Tim Lincecum looks back at his extreme, 30-pound weight loss before this season and wishes he had approached it all differently.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  5. MLB: An in-depth look at BABIP pitching numbers

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec provides an in-depth look at BABIP numbers, writing that while defense and luck play significant roles, extreme ground ball and fly ball pitchers from last year won't necessarily regress to the league average this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2011
  6. Here's hoping Michael Young stays put

    Eric Karabell

    It's a shame that Michael Young is demanding a trade because it really is in his best statistical interest to remain a member of the Texas Rangers. It doesn't take long to realize that Young has pretty extreme home/road splits, not only in ...

    Blog | February 08, 2011
  7. Michael Young likely helps fantasy owners most in the AL West

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his take on trade candidate Michael Young of the Texas Rangers and looks at a few other key options in the AL West.

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2011
  8. A's take two of three from Rangers, shrink gap in AL West

    Gio Gonzalez won his third consecutive start and the Oakland Athletics cut their AL West deficit to 7.5 games with an 8-2 victory Sunday, taking two of three in their series with the division-leading Texas Rangers.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 29, 2010
  9. Lester tagged in first game since no-hitter as A's sweep Red Sox

    Jack Cust hit a two-run homer as the Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Red Sox with a 6-3 victory Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 25, 2008
  10. Moneyball not paying dividends

    Jim Baker

    There's no telling how many games Jarrod Washburn could win with the kind of run support he is afforded.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2004