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  1. How the Michael Cuddyer signing explains MLB

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Big Money Issue, Peter Keating shows how one off-season deal-and not the one you think-reveals how MLB truly operates these days.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  2. How surplus quality wins predicts postseason success

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating reveals a metric that's a reliable predictor of MLB post-season success. Which is good news for one mid-Atlantic, playoff-bound club.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  3. Metric proof Derek Jeter is winningest ever

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Mets fan (and Numbers columnist) Peter Keating finds a new metric that reaches a troubling conclusion: Derek Jeter is the best player of all time.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  4. New metric reveals baseball's best power hitters - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that some hitters just know how to crush the ball: Ruth. Maris. Bonds. Wily Mo Pena. But who has the most pure power of all? A new metric reveals the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  5. Why clubhouse atmosphere is vital to pitchers' success - ESPN The...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that baseball is full of cutting-edge stats that try to predict pitcher performance. But one centuries-old gauge is just as telling: the barometer.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  6. New York Yankees are spending more, winning less - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Peter Keating writes that the Yankees and other big-money MLB teams are spending more than ever. So why are they getting less and less bang for the buck?

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2014
  7. Oakland A's GM Billy Beane found old trend that works like magic ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that A's GM Billy Beane is at the forefront of another new trend in baseball -- which is actually an old trend in baseball. But it works, well, like magic.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  8. Oakland A's GM Billy Beane found old trend that works like magic ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that A's GM Billy Beane is at the forefront of another new trend in baseball -- which is actually an old trend in baseball. But it works, well, like magic.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  9. Robinson Cano preserves himself by not giving 100 percent - ESPN ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's QB Issue, Peter Keating writes that unlike the hard-sliding, infield-diving, ass-kicking players whom fans revere, Robinson Cano doesn't always give his 110 percent. That's a good thing.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  10. Baltimore Orioles closer Jim Johnson is a case study in MLB luck ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Bay Area Issue, Peter Keating writes that as the plight of Orioles closer Jim Johnson proves, sometimes teams are only as good as the luck of their players.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  11. Is Don Mattingly to thank for the Los Angeles Dodgers recent wins...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Fighting Issue, Peter Keating writes that for years, statheads have screamed at sports writers that managers don't matter. But a closer look at the evidence reveals a surprising third side to the debate.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  12. Japanese players like Yu Darvish star in MLB but others fall shor...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes about a stathead who may have unlocked the mystery surrounding how Japanese baseball players fare in America.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  13. Baseball's stats revolution changed the sport but not its culture...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating profiles Eric Van, the former sabermetrician for the Boston Red Sox, and other mathematical minds like him. Although MLB is more inclined toward numbers, the anti-geek culture hasn't changed.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2013
  14. Oakland A's Bartolo Colon and Yankees Andy Pettitte are two likel...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating examines how a team turns an injury-plagued starting pitcher into a top commodity. His answer? Give him a short-term deal

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  15. Los Angeles Angels Mike Trout should win the AL MVP according to ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating examines the case for the AL MVP, arguing that supporters of Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera both get it wrong, while the innovative stat called WPA provides the real answer.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  16. Teams need to better understand why pitchers are getting injured ...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating explains in the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine, that MLB teams don't truly understand why pitchers get injured. What's important isn't the pitch count, it's the number of pitches thrown while fatigued.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012