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  1. MLB: Using SIERA to predict breakout pitchers for 2011 season

    Marc Normandin

    Marc Normandin of Baseball Prospectus uses advanced metrics to predict which pitchers will have a bounceback year in 2011 and which will struggle to repeat their fine performances of a season ago.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  2. 2010 MLB Free Agency: Jon Garland signing with the Dodgers is the...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski breaks down the "smaller" deals of the winter, including Jon Garland to the Dodgers (a good call) and almost everything the Cardinals have done (befuddling calls).

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  3. Brett Cecil quietly having solid campaign

    Eric Karabell

    With all the discussion this week about Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez and his Cy Young Award candidacy -- I would vote for him -- look at some of the pitchers who have won more than the 13 games King Felix has, and you might be surprised. Were...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  4. Brett Cecil, Gio Gonzalez quietly posting good win-loss records

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines a handful of surprise 14-game winners and offers his expectations of these pitchers next season.

    Blog | Conversation | September 30, 2010
  5. Some options, like David Ortiz and Jon Garland, appear to be no-b...

    Buster Olney

    A close look at the options market shows some no-brainers out there, such as the Padres being able to lock up Jon Garland's inning-eating ways for another year at a good rate; in other cases -- we're looking at you, Berkman -- it's a no-brainer to pass.

    Blog | Conversation | September 17, 2010
  6. Bits: Casey McGehee continues to rake

    Eric Karabell

    Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Casey McGehee homered among his four hits Thursday and extended his consecutive hit streak to nine at-bats, three short of the big league mark. McGehee was not good in June/July, but he's hitting .395 in August wi...

    Blog | August 13, 2010
  7. Casey McGehee of Milwaukee Brewers extends hitting streak, Jonath...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Thursday in the big leagues, highlighted by Casey McGehee continuing his torrid run and another blown save by Jonathan Papelbon.

    Blog | Conversation | August 13, 2010
  8. Correia leads underrated Padres rotation

    Eric Karabell

    I'll admit that other than the underrated Kevin Correia and brittle Chris Young, I scoffed a bit at the rotation the San Diego Padres planned to feature this season. Well, with a crazy 1.53 ERA in home games, I'm not scoffing anymore! Inni...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  9. Members of San Diego Padres rotation warrant more fantasy attenti...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the amazing start for San Diego Padres starting pitchers in home games.

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2010
  10. Joe Torre excelling amid Los Angeles Dodgers' front-office turmoi...

    Peter Gammons

    The remarkable thing is that the Dodgers finished with the best record in the National League, through Manny Ramirez's suspension to patching together a pitching staff with Vicente Padilla and Jon Garland for the stretch run. In many ways, this seaso...

    Blog | Conversation | October 15, 2009
  11. Baseball Prospectus -- Why Jarrod Washburn, Jon Garland and other...

    Shawn Hoffman

    If you think the 2009 offseason pitching market is bad, well, yeah, it lacks marquee names. However, with guys like Jason Marquis, Brad Penny and Doug Davis, value does exist.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2009
  12. Baseball Prospectus teams with ESPN for quick breakdowns on rumor...

    Baseball Prospectus

    Every day,'s Rumor Central takes you inside and out for all the hottest intrigue on deals, depth-chart issues, injuries and other hot topics. Here, Baseball Prospectus provides quick analysis on what is happening -- and what could happen.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2009
  13. MLB -- Analysis -- Some hot hurlers could better serve fantasy ba...

    Marc Normandin

    Some pitchers are performing far better than their career numbers suggest they should be. And those hurlers could bring a prime return as fantasy trade bait.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2009
  14. Garland to continue getting ugly wins in Arizona

    Eric Karabell,

    Real baseball teams need innings eaters to get them into the sixth and seventh innings. Those pitchers don't need to be Johan Santana, just durable, somewhat reliable and capable of keeping their ERA below 5. On good teams with offense and a str...

    Blog | January 28, 2009
  15. Angels not short on options

    Some scouts who trailed the Angels last season loved the play of Orlando Cabrera and the energy he mustered. But the Angels swapped him for pitcher Jon Garland because they like Garland and because they could: LAA has three candidates to take over th...

    Blog | Conversation | January 25, 2008
  16. Garland will like his new park

    In acquiring Jon Garland from the White Sox for shortstop Orlando Cabrera, the Angels get a durable control artist for the back end of their rotation, one who'll benefit from their big ballpark. Garland has always had a reputation as a groundball pit...

    Blog | Conversation | November 19, 2007