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  1. For the New York Yankees, the worst is yet to come -- MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    As Dan Szymborski explains with the help of ZiPS projections, the New York Yankees are in an obvious decline, with no end in sight.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  2. Justin Verlander among MLB's most indispensable players - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski breaks down the most indispensable players in MLB, led by Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Don't pile on the Dodgers' pool party

    Buster Olney

    If you hired an anthropologist to do a study on why baseball celebrations are particularly raucous, a few factors might be cited, in boldface type: 1. The season is really, really, really long They hit and throw and travel and hit and throw an...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  5. How Manny Machado, Andrelton Simmons and others can avoid sophomo...

    Teddy Mitrosilis

    Scouts and stats explain how these five phenoms can avoid sophomore slumps.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  6. For teams like the Red Sox, choking is the curse that keeps on ta...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating writes for ESPN The Magazine that a new study suggests choking is real. And for teams with a past history of coming up short in the clutch, their players are more likely to be overcome by the pressure.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  7. College baseball: How often should college baseball teams use a s...

    Jeff Sackmann

    Jeff Sackmann of College Splits looks at the value of a sacrifice bunt in college baseball as compared to the pros. It's more valuable than you think.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  8. New MLB playoff format lowers the bar

    Doug Mittler

    At this week's owners meetings, Bug Selig indicated he would like to move ahead with expanding the playoffs. The commissioner should study the last few seasons before making that decision, because there would surely be some unintended consequences.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  9. MLB: Steroids help pitchers -- if they know how to use them

    Peter Keating

    It's always seemed obvious that steroids help pitchers. Peter Keating's blog examines a new groundbreaking study that pinpoints how much that help is worth in added mph. The mind reels with the possibilities.

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2010
  10. MLB - Are personal catchers a good idea?

    Tim Kurkjian

    Shin-Soo Choo was one of Cleveland's few bright spots last year. But because of a law in his native South Korea, he might have to put his career on hold.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2010
  11. Greg Burke has some value in the San Diego bullpen despite not cl...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey analyzes some deeper fantasy sleepers that could have value to AL- and NL-only fantasy leaguers.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2009
  12. MLB - Analysis - BP Daily: More advanced ways to study the RBI st...

    Marc Normandin

    To get the most bang for their buck, fantasy GMs need more advanced ways to study the RBI stat. Here now, we present a look at "Others Batted In," or OBI.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 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. Film study: WR Jordan Shipley impressive; Terelle Pryor and Beani...

    Steve Muench

    Steve Muench's weekly film study looks at Texas WR Jordan Shipley, Ohio State's offensive backfield and the efforts of other NFL prospects in Week 9.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2008
  15. Grey Matter: Post-All-Star-break leaders

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey takes a category-by-category look at the hitting and pitching leaders since the All-Star break, then offers his perspective.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2008
  16. Time is now to release Negro Leagues stats

    Rob Neyer

    The Hall of Fame developed a massive database of Negro Leagues statistics. But why hasn't it been released to the public? The time is now.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008