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  1. MLB -- Atlanta Braves increased their playoff odds the most in th...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus updates its projections to show which teams have improved their playoff chances the most since Opening Day.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  2. MLB: Atlanta Braves are better than their record indicates

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe examines the Atlanta Braves, whose performance indicates that they're much better than their record.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  3. MLB: The importance of being strong up the middle

    Jay Jaffe

    Conventional wisdom says you have to be strong up the middle, and Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus puts that theory to the test.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  4. 2011 MLB Preview: Carlos Lee, Hunter Pence and the rest of the Ho...

    Jay Jaffe

    Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus writes that while the Houston Astros' pitching situation isn't all that bad, their beyond-terrible batting order will lead to a frustrating season for the team.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2011
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Baseball Prospectus -- Baseball Prospectus' new JUMP metric shows...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus brings out a new metric to predict MVP voting -- JUMP -- and finds that Joe Mauer doesn't have much of a chance at the AL award. The NL MVP, though, should be a runaway for Albert Pujols.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2009
  11. Baseball Prospectus - NL schedule strength is bad news for San Fr...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus examines the NL playoff odds for the remaining contenders by focusing on schedule strength. The San Francisco Giants are sliding while the division leaders (Phillies, Cardinals, Dodgers) are in prime position.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  12. MLB -- Toronto Blue Jays' Roy Halladay would fit better elsewhere...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus looks at various teams that could land Roy Halladay and the potential impact he'd have on their playoff chances. And even though the Phillies are out of the running now, they wouldn't have been the best fit anyway.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2009
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Baseball Prospectus - The Phillies should deal for Roy Halladay, ...

    Jay Jaffe

    Roy Halladay is worth nearly four wins from here to October. Why wait? Here are four teams, in addition to the defending champs, that should have J.P. Ricciardi on speed dial.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2009
  16. 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