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  1. 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
  2. MLB - Baseball Prospectus: Resetting the playoff races

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus takes a look at its preseason playoff predictions and recalculates them with the Padres, Rangers and Reds being the biggest surprises. BP explains how they've done it.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  3. MLB Preview 2010 - Baseball Prospectus: In the NL West, the summe...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus projects 2010 in the NL West. For each team, you get: a projected record, why they might win, why they won't win, one player who could surprise (stat projections) and one who might flop. Dive in.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2010
  4. MLB -- Baseball Prospectus: Who are the best and worst single-sea...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus brings the heat with a controversial idea: the best team ... of the entire 2000s ... was the 2001 Seattle Mariners. Wait, what? They lost in the ALCS. Ah, but you can prove it with metrics. To explore, come inside.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2009
  5. MLB - Year in review: Looking back on Joe Mauer, Albert Pujols an...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus analyzes the best and worst performances of the 2009 MLB season through its sabermetric lens.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2009
  6. Baseball Prospectus -- The Arizona Diamondbacks' Mark Reynolds is...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus examines Arizona Diamondbacks 3B Mark Reynolds, dismissed by some as a big whiffer (204 K last year) with subpar defense. Not so fast: He could develop as one of the NL's more complete players over time.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2009
  7. Baseball Prospectus fixes the Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rocki...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus knows what ails every team in the NL West. Whether they have medical insurance or not, the Dodgers, Rockies, Giants, Diamondbacks and Padres get a diagnosis from Dr. BP.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2009
  8. MLB - Baseball Prospectus - The D-backs, A's and Indians aren't m...

    Jay Jaffe

    Several teams are all but eliminated, but they aren't the biggest disappointments

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2009
  9. MLB - Examining overachievers like Joe Mauer and underachievers l...

    Jay Jaffe

    PECOTA projections are fairly accurate over the course of a long season. But at the midpoint, some players (think Joe Mauer) are way outdoing their estimated numbers, while some (think Garrett Atkins) are way below. BP Daily explores.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2009
  10. MLB - Analysis - BP Daily: Will we see another 300-game winner af...

    Jay Jaffe

    With the Big Unit's 300th win in the books, we look at the numbers -- was he the last one who will reach that pitching milestone? Baseball Prospectus has the formulas and the final word.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  11. MLB - Analysis - Which NL teams are playing true to form, and whi...

    Jay Jaffe

    The whole NL has been thrown into flux by the news on Manny Ramirez. Still, it's worth looking at the numbers to decide which teams are real (St. Louis?) and which teams will falter.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2009
  12. Insider - Baseball Prospectus - Strength of Schedule

    Jay Jaffe

    In small stretches, schedule strength could make a big difference.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  13. Insider - Baseball Prospectus - Big markets surge to NL front

    Jay Jaffe

    Our projections for this year's National League standings aren't likely to receive much brotherly love from Philadelphia, the home of the defending World Series champions.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2009
  14. Baseball Prospectus: What players will break out at age 27?

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball fans like their rules of thumb simple and focusing on hitters about to enter their age-27 seasons is particularly popular in the fantasy realm.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2009
  15. Baseball Prospectus: Andrew Miller tops breakout pitchers list

    Jay Jaffe

    Andrew Miller tops the list of pitchers who could be headed for a breakout season.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2009
  16. Baseball Prospectus: Upton tops breakout hitters list

    Jay Jaffe

    Justin Upton tops the list of players who could be headed for a breakout season.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2009