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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. Milwaukee Brewers' Prince Fielder, San Diego Padres' Adrian Gonza...

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe of BP explains the True Average metric (a new approach to the old EqA), and highlights five guys who are better than you think (Prince Fielder, among them) and five who are worse (Ichiro is one, oddly enough). Explore the analysis.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 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. MLB - Baseball Prospectus - The Cleveland Indians have fallen on ...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus examines the problems with the Cleveland Indians and finds that shoddy bullpen work and some questionable moves by Mark Shapiro and Eric Wedge are among the culprits.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2009
  7. 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
  8. MLB - Baseball Prospectus cures the Tigers, White Sox, Twins, Roy...

    Jay Jaffe

    Need a cure for your favorite team in the AL Central? BP Daily offers remedies for the Tigers, White Sox, Twins, Royals and Indians -- satisfaction guaranteed!

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2009
  9. 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
  10. MLB - Baseball Prospectus - Rays underachieving, Rangers ahead of...

    Christina Kahrl

    As teams hit the midpoint of their schedules, Baseball Prospectus pauses to examine which teams are performing above or below preseason projections, plus which teams have just been unlucky.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2009
  11. 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
  12. MLB - Analysis - Between the Blue Jays and Royals, which is the r...

    Jay Jaffe

    The Blue Jays are 18-10 and leading a division in which we projected three other teams to win 94 games. Says here it'll be hard for them to keep up their pace. The Royals and Mariners? That's another story.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  13. Insider - Baseball Prospectus - Strength of Schedule

    Jay Jaffe

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

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  14. 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
  15. Baseball Prospectus: The early line on MLB position battles

    Jay Jaffe

    PECOTA's still hot for Clay Buchholz, and has intel on the Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs, Indians, A's, Giants and more.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2009
  16. Baseball Prospectus: Projecting the top rookies

    Kevin Goldstein

    BP takes a look at three big-name rookies in each league, and what PECOTA thinks they can do with a full season.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2009