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  1. MLB - Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland has quietly had a Hall o...

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus goes to bat for Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland, writing that Leyland has quietly had a career that makes him worthy of standing among his peer in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  2. MLB Hall of Fame 2011: Edgar Martinez will likely make Cooperstow...

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe looks at the Hall of Fame candidacy of Edgar Martinez and explains why the Mariners legend, one of the greatest hitters ever, deserves to get the Cooperstown nod.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2010
  3. MLB: Using JAWS on expansion-era Hall of Fame ballot, only Davey ...

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe uses the JAWS metric -- he invented it, as an average of career WARP and peak (best seven seasons) WARP -- to evaluate the eight players on the 2010 expansion-era HOF ballot. Only Davey Concepcion, Ted Simmons and Tommy John come close.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2010
  4. MLB - Baseball Prospectus - Colorado Rockies 1B Todd Helton's Hal...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus evaluates the HOF chances of Colorado Rockies 1B Todd Helton, an argument that has to account for the Coors Field effect. BP has the numbers to help settle the debate.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2009
  5. 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