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6 Transaction Analysis: Sixty Percent of a Red Sox Rotation by Andrew Koo
5 Transaction Analysis: The Pittsburgh Pounce by Andrew Koo
5 Transaction Analysis: Replacing a Legend by R.J. Anderson, Craig Goldstein, Mike Gianella, Andrew Koo and Jordan Gorosh
2 What You Need to Know: August 8, 2014 by Sam Miller, Daniel Rathman, Andrew Koo and Morris Greenberg
16 PECOTA Takes on Prospects by Andrew Koo
14 PECOTA Takes on Prospects by Andrew Koo
8 PECOTA Takes on Prospects by Andrew Koo
14 PECOTA Takes on Prospects by Andrew Koo
5 PECOTA Takes on Prospects by Andrew Koo
8 PECOTA Takes on Prospects by Andrew Koo
35 PECOTA Takes on Prospects by Andrew Koo
10 Prospectus Preview: AL East 2014 Preseason Preview by Andrew Koo and Zachary Levine
35 More Moneyball by Andrew Koo
1 The Week in Quotes: December 2-8 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch
2 The Week in Quotes: November 23 - December 1 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch
3 The Week in Quotes: November 11-17 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
1 The Week in Quotes: November 4-11 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch
0 The Week in Quotes: October 28-November 3 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 The Week in Quotes: October 21-27 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 The Week in Quotes: October 14-20 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
1 The Week in Quotes: September 30-October 6 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
1 The Week in Quotes: September 23-29 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
7 What You Need to Know: A Wild Final Weekend by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
1 The Week in Quotes: September 16-22 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 The Week in Quotes: September 9-15 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
8 What You Need to Know: Jose Fernandez's Closing Argument by Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch
0 The Week in Quotes: September 3-8 by Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
1 What You Need to Know: The Other Way in Which Zack Greinke is Good by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
3 BP Unfiltered: The Significance of Position Players Pitching in Extras by Andrew Koo
0 The Week in Quotes: August 19-25 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 The Week in Quotes: August 12-18 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 The Week in Quotes: August 5-11 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 The Week in Quotes: July 29-August 4 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
2 BP Unfiltered: Reliever Value at the Deadline by Andrew Koo
2 The Week in Quotes: July 22-28 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
3 BP Unfiltered: ERA, Falling Slowly by Andrew Koo
2 What You Need to Know: Price Wrong for the Red Sox by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 The Week in Quotes: July 15-21 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 BP Unfiltered: Betting on the Home Run Derby by Andrew Koo
4 The Week in Quotes: July 8-14 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
1 The Week in Quotes: July 1-7 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
2 The Week in Quotes: June 24-30 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
4 The Week in Quotes: June 17-23 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 The Week in Quotes: June 10-16 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
2 The Week in Quotes: June 3-9 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
3 BP Unfiltered: A List of Home Run Streak Artists by Andrew Koo
0 The Week in Quotes: May 27-June 2 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
0 The Week in Quotes: May 20-26 by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price
4 Fantasy Freestyle: Travis Wood and the Winds of Wrigley by Andrew Koo
0 The Week in Quotes: May 13-19 by Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Satchel Price
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July 25, 2013 6:00 am
David Price turned in his third complete game in four starts to lead the Rays past the Red Sox. Tonight, Zack Greinke will try to sustain his success against Brandon Phillips.
The Wednesday Takeaway
Before the Rays' series against the Red Sox, David Price said, “I want to go nine every fifth day.” Taking the ball in the third game, he did exactly that, disposing of baseball’s best offense with just 97 pitches.
Price completed the first four innings with 35 pitches and needed only 10 to close out the game’s final frame, throwing strikes from the beginning of the contest through the end. All four of his pitches proved effective, with his sinker averaging nearly 95 mph, a mark he’s been hitting consistently since returning from a six-week stint on the disabled list to nurse a triceps injury. Boston’s only run came on a
homer in the seventh. Mike Napoli
Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.
, CUBS PRESS ON AMIDST TRADE RUMORS MATT GARZA Read the full article... How much would you have made if you bet every underdog?
In general, you shouldn’t bet on sports. But say you did.
Read the full article... Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.
LINCECUM RIDES ADRENALINE TO FIRST CAREER NO-HITTER Read the full article... Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.
PUJOLS HAS A LASTING EFFECT ON CARDINALS Read the full article... Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.
DODGERS RIDE PUIG-MANIA TO SEASON-HIGH SIX STRAIGHT WINS
"The way Yasiel plays is really contagious. You see that energy and it affects our fans and it makes the guys want to play like that. Bring a young guy like that in and it helps everybody. You've got to stay young. When everybody's experienced, sometimes it gets to be the same old thing. This kid brings energy."
—Dodgers’ manager , on rookie sensation Don Mattingly . (Ken Gurnick, Yasiel Puig MLB.com) Read the full article... Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.
BLUE JAYS TURN IT UP TO 11
“I believe in this team, so I knew things had to change, things had to turn around for us. This is what's happening for us, and we're going to enjoy the moment. I'm not surprised by this; I know this team is good and I know we can do it.”
—Blue Jays’ slugger , on the team’s 11-game hitting streak. Encarnacion and his parrot trotted the bases for the 21 Edwin Encarnacion st time on Sunday. (Gregor Chisholm, MLB.com) Read the full article... Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.
BENCHES CLEAR DURING BEANBALL WAR IN LOS ANGELES
“That was supposed to be an inside pitch. Trying to strike him out, I'm not trying to hit him, that's what it comes down to.”
—Diamondbacks starting pitcher , on the 1-2 fastball that hit Dodgers rookie Ian Kennedy in the nose during Tuesday’s game. (Steve Gilbert, Yasiel Puig MLB.com) Read the full article... Running through the notable quotables of the week that was.
ASTROS TAKE APPEL WITH NO.1 PICK IN DRAFT
"It's incredibly special. We're a tight family. Both my parents were born [in Houston] and raised there, and I lived there for 12 years before moving to California. All my family lives there. It's very exciting."
—Stanford pitcher , selected first overall in the Rule 4 draft by the Mark Appel . (Brian McTaggart, Houston Astros MLB.com) Read the full article... How hitters perform the day after they homer.
I was watching
yesterday, smasher of 400-foot home runs and manufacturer of golden sombreros. Alvarez is one of a few streaky hitters who have excellent 2-3 game stretches of power, followed by long stretches of bat contact amnesia. I wondered which hitters hit home runs on back-to-back days most often, so I fired up our database and looked for games where any hitter homered. Then, I tabulated their performance the day after and took the leaders (data since 2011): Pedro Alvarez Read the full article... Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.
MLB PAYS TRIBUTE TO DR. LEWIS YOCUM
“He saved a lot of guys' careers, he fixed a lot of guys and did a lot for the game of baseball. Obviously, he saved my career, and I wouldn't be here without him.” Read the full article... Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.
DODGERS SEARCHING FOR THE PROMISED LAND
“I think he has done fine. I think he's kept it steady. Players still have to play. You have to look at our performance as a team on the field. Have we hit well with runners in scoring position? Have we scored enough runs? Have we played enough good defense? Have we made proper pitches all the time? It's an easy way out to look at one person.”
—Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti, on whether the blame for the team’s recent struggles should be put on the players or manager . (Dylan Hernandez, Don Mattingly ) Los Angeles Times Read the full article...