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  1. Everything's A-OK with Norichika Aoki

    Christina Kahrl

    Say you have a guy who clouted more than 50 extra-base hits as a rookie and stole 30 bases. Among batters with 450 or more at-bats leading off, this guy finished fifth in the majors in OBP, getting aboard at a .355 clip. You see a guy do all of th...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  2. You've got mail -- the Bill James Handbook

    Christina Kahrl

    Just like the regular season, the offseason has its rhythms. Free agents file, somebody signs early, guys get non-tendered, and the Hot Stove goes from its faint, rattling simmer to explosively boiling over without all that much warning. But as we wa...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  3. Mariners' offensive outburst overdue

    Christina Kahrl

    Another game, another double-digit Mariners outburst on the scoreboard? This makes it three in their past four games, and while it's way too soon to talk about the Mariners offense terrorizing anybody, after scoring 31 runs in their last two games in...

    Blog | June 03, 2012
  4. Brewers might import former 'next Ichiro'

    Christina Kahrl

    The Brewers already have all sorts of trouble to sort through. Prince Fielder left town to entertain offers involving oodles of cash, and Ryan Braun is looking at a 50-game suspension for allegedly possessing more testosterone than even Dos Equis' Mo...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  5. AL West: Three fixes for each team

    Christina Kahrl

    Now in its last year of existence, baseball's short stack will get rounded out to five teams when the Astros enter the American League in 2013. But in the meantime, it's another four-way wrestling match. However, it's also a starkly segregated divisi...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  6. Where did the leadoff monsters go?

    Christina Kahrl

    Yes, this is another article about the sorry state of offense in 2011. Scoring is down a fifth of a run per team from 2010, a "year of the pitcher." It's down four-tenths of a run from 2009, six-tenths of a run if you want to reach back to 2006. We'v...

    Blog | May 21, 2011