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  1. MLB: Projecting long-term deals for Jason Heyward, Buster Posey, ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at eight young stars -- Jason Heyward, Buster Posey, Tommy Hanson and more -- and determines what their long-term market value should look like, based on projections. Heyward, for one, could shatter the bank.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  2. MLB: Projecting Vernon Wells with the Los Angeles Angels

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at the Vernon Wells deal, projecting his stats out over the next few years for the Los Angeles Angels.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2011
  3. MLB: Can Ivan Nova and Sergio Mitre really make up for losing And...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at a picture without Andy Pettitte in the Bronx. Could Sergio Mitre and Ivan Nova make up the slack and keep the Yanks close with the Red Sox (and new additions Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez)?

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2011
  4. MLB: Despite an elite pitching staff, San Francisco Giants will f...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at the 2011 San Francisco Giants. Can they repeat? Of course they can -- but despite elite pitching, there are four reasons it's going to be a very tough road.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2011
  5. MLB: The Minnesota Twins' reign appears to be coming to an end

    Dan Szymborski

    Using his ZiPS projection system, Dan Szymborski looks ahead to the AL Central race in 2011. Thanks to picking up two of the best bats on the market, the White Sox appear poised to topple the Twins.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  6. MLB: Even with the Milwaukee Brewers getting Zack Greinke, the NL...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski used ZiPS projections for the NL Central in 2011 after the Zack Greinke deal. The Brewers are contenders, yes -- two games off the pace, with the Reds -- but the division belongs to the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  7. MLB: Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Roy Oswalt all project...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski took the ZiPS projection model to the new fab four -- Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee and Roy Oswalt. Each should win at least 15 games in 2011; it could be the third-best staff in MLB since 1993. 1971 Orioles, get nervous...

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  8. MLB: There's talk that Cliff Lee wants a seven-year deal; here's ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski used the ZiPS projection process to take a look at what Cliff Lee could look like as a starter over the next seven years. So is it worth it to sign Lee to such a deal?

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  9. MLB: Letting Adam Dunn go, then grabbing Jayson Werth, makes no s...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at the Nats' decision to jettison Adam Dunn but go get Jayson Werth -- using ZiPS projections in the process -- and can't really determine what the logic here was, aside from some intangible factors.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2010
  10. MLB: Even in an ideal situation, Derek Jeter is worth about three...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at logical projections for Derek Jeter between 2011 and 2015, and then "ideal" projections -- those he has a 20 percent chance of attaining -- to determine where the best value in the Yanks' SS lies.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  11. 2010 MLB free agency: Carlos Pena, Derrek Lee could emerge as bar...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski breaks down the market for 1B/DH based on WAR (wins above replacement) and ZiPS (a projection system). Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko remain the big names, but Derrek Lee is a guy that could get a contender some value.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2010
  12. 2010 MLB playoffs: Evaluating the Carl Crawford versus Desmond Je...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses the ZiPS projection model on Carl Crawford and Desmond Jennings for the next five years to help Tampa Bay in one of its biggest decisions ever.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  13. MLB - The Atlanta Braves should explore trading Craig Kimbrel thi...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski writes that Craig Kimbrel's great performance in recent seasons means that it's time to sell him to the highest bidder this offseason.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  14. Playoff impact of Biogenesis suspensions - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski writes about the on-field implications of the latest PED suspensions.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  15. MLB - Finding the best fits for free agent outfielder Carlos Belt...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski breaks down the three best fits for free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  16. MLB: ZiPS projections of early-season position battles

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses the ZiPS projection system to play out the most important position battles of the spring, including how the Dodgers will make up for the loss of Manny Ramirez in left field and how the Cardinals will cope without Adam Wainwright.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2011