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  1. Visualizing Patterns in MLB Pitching

    Kirk Goldsberry

    As the 0-2 curveball left the fingertips of Jose Veras's right hand, the Tigers were leading Game 6 of the American League Championship Series 2-1. It was late in the game, and if Shane Victorino struck out, the mood at Fenway Park would have migrate...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  2. About Last Weekend: Jets Ground Patriots

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy pouring one out for the Dawgfather, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: After a controversial unsportsmanlike conduct penalty call went against New England, Jets kicker Nick Folk hit a 42-yard field goal in overt...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  3. How a Handful of Mocked and Minimized Signings Propelled Bostons...

    Jonah Keri

    The game looked like it was in the bag. The Yankees led the Red Sox 8-3 through six innings on September 6. Boston had its eighth and ninth hitters due up in the seventh, and a foot injury had knocked Jacoby Ellsbury out of the lineup (and leadoff sp...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Arizona Strikes Gold

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy talking up how good your Achilles feels, because it feels really, really good, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Paul Goldschmidt's two home runs, including his third walk-off home run of the season, gave the Ari...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  5. Outfielders a Hot Commodity in Nashville

    Jonah Keri

    The race for remaining outfielders is heating up in Nashville, with Josh Hamilton and Shane Victorino both moving closer to long-term deals, and one wild blockbuster rumor sparking a million tweets. The rumor that lit up the lobbies late Tuesday w...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  6. Giants May Repeat History With Pence

    Jonah Keri

    We just covered the rise and fall of the Phillies via the Shane Victorino trade, so here's a quicker take on the Hunter Pence deal: Good add for the Giants, more prospects and payroll space for the Phillies, and a blow to the Dodgers (and Diamondback...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  7. Phillies Raise the White Flag With Victorino Deal

    Jonah Keri

    The Phillies' trade of Shane Victorino to the Dodgers for Josh Lindblom and Ethan Martin helps the Dodgers in their quest to win the NL West, and carves out a bit of badly needed payroll flexibility for the tapped Phillies. In a broader sense, the tr...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  8. Roster Doctor: Beware the Trade Deadline

    Jonah Keri

    We're five weeks away from MLB's trade deadline. Close enough to start making fantasy roster decisions with that in mind, far enough that your competition might not pick up on what you're doing. You don't want to overreact to scenarios that may o...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  9. Why Can't Philadelphia Let Shane Victorino Be Happy?

    Andy Greenwald

    Watching our favorite teams lose in the postseason can make us do silly things. Some of us weep. Others set fire to our own cities. And still others write indulgent, self-pitying blog posts. Regardless of how we mourn, on some level we expect the pla...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  10. The Worst Weekend in Baseball History: An Irrational, Reactionary...

    Shane Ryan

    It is really, really hard to support the New York Yankees. Laugh all you want. The fact of the matter is we haven't won a World Series since 2009. By my calculations, it's been exactly 643 days since Shane Victorino grounded out to Robinson Cano i...

    Blog | August 08, 2011