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  1. Trio of injured players hope to return

    AJ Mass

    The NFL's regular season is ready to get into full swing this Sunday, which is just another milestone to remind us all that baseball is starting to run out of regular season games. While some teams have already pulled the plug on any chance for t...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  2. Felix Hernandez's chance of winning 300 games crushed by playing ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski writes that Felix Hernandez has the characteristics of a 300-game winner, but his chances of reaching the milestone have been crushed by virtue of playing for the Mariners.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  3. Miguel Cabrera and Robinson Cano among next wave to get to 500 ho...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski projects which current players will reach baseball's major milestones, such as 500 homers, 3,000 hits and 300 wins.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  4. Casting the first ballot for Chipper

    Buster Olney

    FT. MYERS, Fla. -- The topic was milestones and Chipper Jones was asked the other day if there was any number -- any statistical standard -- that he still wanted. He has 454 homers, 2,615 hits, 1,561 runs scored and 1,561 RBIs. Jones stood up from...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  5. Chipper Jones will retire after the 2012 season and is a no-doubt...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with Chipper Jones announcing he will retire at the end of the 2012 season, he is set to appear on the Hall of Fame ballot in 2017. There shouldn't be a debate: He's a no-doubt Hall of Famer.

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  6. MLB - The odds of Matt Kemp creating the 50/50 club and other not...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski breaks down the odds of Matt Kemp creating a 50/50 club in 2012, and also looks at the chances of other milestones -- such as hitting .400 or 73 homers -- falling this season.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  7. The challenges of scouting in Europe

    Keith Law

    Alex Liddi reached the majors this week, marking multiple milestones not just for himself, but for the sport. He's the first Italian-born big leaguer since World War II, and the first who grew up in Italy, as opposed to players from early last c...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  8. MLB - The challenges of scouting in Europe

    Keith Law

    Keith Law explains that even though baseball is growing in Europe, there are still many challenges for MLB teams trying to scout over there.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  9. MLB - Projecting the next 600-home run hitter

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski watched Jim Thome hit his 600th career home run and wondered which other active players have a shot at reaching the same milestone. The ZiPS projection system took over from there.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  10. Baseball's A-Rod problem

    Buster Olney

    The level of Major League Baseball's frustration with Alex Rodriguez, on a scale of 1 to 10, is probably about a 13. In MLB's perfect world, he would go about the business of playing baseball and quietly chasing milestones; in its perfect w...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  11. MLB officials frustrated by Alex Rodriguez gambling situation

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that although it's not yet certain to what extent MLB will discipline Alex Rodriguez for his alleged involvement in illegal poker games, it's clear that no one in baseball is happy about having to deal with another A-Rod situation.

    Blog | Conversation | August 04, 2011
  12. MLB: Derek Jeter has 3,000 hits, who's next?

    Dan Szymborski

    Now that Derek Jeter has 3,000 hits, Dan Szymborski runs the numbers to how see likely a number of other superstars are to reach the milestone.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2011
  13. MLB: Dan Uggla among baseball's biggest underachievers this seaso...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus offers some solutions for major league lineups burdened by underachieving players.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  14. MLB - Baseball Prospectus - Colorado Rockies 1B Todd Helton's Hal...

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus evaluates the HOF chances of Colorado Rockies 1B Todd Helton, an argument that has to account for the Coors Field effect. BP has the numbers to help settle the debate.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2009
  15. 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
  16. San Francisco Giants lefty Randy Johnson goes for win No. 300

    Randy Johnson takes on the Washington Nationals in his first attempt at career win No. 300.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2009