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An interview with one of the season's biggest surprises, and a look at the game's Power/Arm outliers.

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July 14, 2014 1:29 pm

Notes About Baseball, 7/14

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Rocco DeMaro

A conversation with the Mets catcher, plus a tour of baseball's outliers and aberrations for the week

The quality of catching in the National League is kind of nuts right now.

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Russell Martin talks catching, and a look at outliers around the league.

Formerly the pregame/postgame radio host for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Rocco is now a freelance writer, broadcaster, and podcaster. You may remember him from Episode 31 of the Up & In podcast. Follow his tweets here.

Given the roster of talented baseball researchers and essayists here at BP, most of whom pen 1,500-word theses on this inefficiency or that, there would seem to be an opportunity for some counter-programming—something more bite-sized and consumable. A piece to balance out the menu, to diversify our portfolio.


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The semi-quantifiable art of the transfer.

Most of our writers didn't enter the world sporting an @baseballprospectus.com address; with a few exceptions, they started out somewhere else. In an effort to up your reading pleasure while tipping our caps to some of the most illuminating work being done elsewhere on the internet, we'll be yielding the stage once a week to the best and brightest baseball writers, researchers, and thinkers from outside of the BP umbrella. If you'd like to nominate a guest contributor (including yourself), please drop us a line.

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