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  1. Sandoval is Giants' most valuable defender

    Mark Simon

    If the San Francisco Giants do emerge as the top team in the NL West this season, Pablo Sandoval's defense at third base may be a difference-maker. Some may find that odd, but if you disregard his girth, study the numbers and watch a little film, ...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Replay update: Midseason totals

    Doug Kern

    The All-Star break seems like a good time to send out some fun stats on the new expanded replay system. All numbers are based on ESPN Sports & Information tracking, verified against MLB's play-by-play and a couple other sites that are tracking the sa...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  3. Chris Davis of Baltimore Orioles benched against Chicago White So...

    Orioles slugger Chris Davis tried just about everything to break out of lengthy hitting slump.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  4. OK, let's talk more about great outfield arms

    David Schoenfield

    You probably saw that Yoenis Cespedes did it again on Wednesday, misplaying a ball but recovering to show off his cannon and throw out Albert Pujols. That's nine assists on the season for Cespedes (four against the Angels), with eight coming in just ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  5. The mixed history of high school pitchers

    David Schoenfield

    Baseball's First-Year Player Draft begins Thursday and the first round is going to be heavy in pitching -- including heavy in high school pitching. Left-hander Brady Aiken is expected to become just the third high school pitcher selected first overal...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  6. Defining rotation slots in terms of WAR

    Joe Aiello

    As we watch prospects begin to develop or see new players acquired via trade or free agency, everyone is always quick to classify a starting pitcher into a spot in the rotation. We hear things like "He projects to be a low-end No. 2 or high-end No. 3...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  7. Fun with charts: Run scoring and bullpens

    David Schoenfield

    EJ Fagan of It's About the Money with some interesting charts on run scoring through the years. As you know, run scoring has decreased dramatically the past few seasons. You may think one reason for that is that bullpens are better than ever with ...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  8. Hot trend: Position players pitching

    You Can't Predict Baseball

    On May 22, Danny Worth got the final three outs of the Tigers' 9-2 loss to the Rangers. In doing so, he took his part in one of the most bizarre trends of the year: Barely a quarter of the way through the 2014 season, Worth was already the 10th diffe...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  9. Bogaerts: 'My heart is always shortstop'

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- So, how do you calculate how many hours Xander Bogaerts worked to become the Red Sox shortstop? How many ground balls fielded, how many tutorials absorbed from infield coach Brian Butterfield, how much study, how much failure, how much impr...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  10. Choke up and put the ball in play!

    David Schoenfield

    I'm watching a game the other day. It doesn't really matter which one as the specifics aren't important. There was a runner on third with one out, late in a close game, and the batter struck out. The ex-player analyst in the booth goes into a little ...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  11. A random blog on Bob Gibson

    David Schoenfield

    Bill James has one of his fun studies up on BillJamesonline.com, where he asks: How often does a team's Opening Day starter turn out to be actually the best pitcher on the team? Anyway, it's behind the pay wall so I don't want to give the entire a...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  12. Ned Yost not helping the Royals

    David Schoenfield

    As I wrote my Blue Jays blog Thursday, I watched (or half-watched) the Royals-Mariners game, a tense pitching duel between Danny Duffy and Hisashi Iwakuma. Duffy dominated a Mariners lineup that struggles against left-handers, while Iwakuma -- in his...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  13. Major League Baseball maintains progress in racial, gender hiring...

    Major League Baseball maintained its racial and gender hiring practices in the last year, while the percentage of African-American players equaled a study's all-time low set in the 2007 season.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  14. 5 nonembarrassing ways Mets can up fans

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA -- Mets marketers apparently are alarmed. With Citi Field mostly empty in April and a Facebook study suggesting Mets fans are even outnumbered in Queens, team personnel awkwardly sent out an email blast asking "True New Yorkers" to si...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  15. Yusmeiro Petit, Giants silence Padres after Matt Cain scratched

    Angel Pagan led off the first inning with a homer, Buster Posey connected two batters later and Yusmeiro Petit went six innings in a spot start replacing the injured Matt Cain as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  16. MLB will look at pine tar rule after the season

    Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport will wait until after the season to study whether the rule preventing pitchers from using pine tar should be changed.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014