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April 27, 2015

Pebble Hunting: Scott Boras Has Baseball's Most Accurate Projection System

by Sam Miller

In 2000, when Alex Rodriguez was a free agent, Scott Boras did something amazing that we just don't appreciate enough.

April 9, 2015

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Every Team Gets One Do-Over

by Sam Miller

What if every team could undo one move? If baseball teams were different, how different would they be?

April 3, 2015

Pebble Hunting: Watching The Worst Game of 2014

by Sam Miller

A reminder about baseball.

March 31, 2015

Pebble Hunting: The Case For Shaming the Cubs

by Sam Miller

Why we are comfortable having the Kris Bryant service time conversation but not the Mike Trout service time conversation, and why we should be uncomfortable having either.

March 17, 2015

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Would Pedro Martinez Have Gone Undefeated?

by Sam Miller

What happens if one of the greatest pitchers ever is given one of the best offenses ever? It nearly happened.

February 25, 2015

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: What the Heck, Tigers?

by Sam Miller

Making sense of why the Tigers didn't add a big-name arm to their bad bullpen this offseason.

February 13, 2015

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Testing PECOTA's Memory

by Sam Miller

Does PECOTA's long memory have a downside?

January 26, 2015

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: What It Means To Have The Best Farm System In Baseball, Part Three

by Sam Miller

Last year it was the Twins. The year before, the Cardinals. This year, probably the Cubs. But what's it worth when your favorite team has the league's best farm system?

January 23, 2015

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Pitchers Who Changed PECOTA's Mind

by Sam Miller

PECOTA likes a few pitchers quite a bit more than it did a year ago. What did those arms do to deserve better projections?

January 19, 2015

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Hitters Who Changed PECOTA's Mind

by Sam Miller

Whose 2014 season, good or bad, had enough of an impact to drastically change how PECOTA views them?

January 16, 2015

Pebble Hunting: The Gospel According to Baseball

by Sam Miller

Which Bible verses do baseball players gravitate to the most and why?

November 21, 2014

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Hank Aaron's Hypothetical Fortune

by Sam Miller

Hank Aaron would be worth a billion dollars if he were playing today. What would he actually get?

November 5, 2014

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Nelson Cruz is Same, Different

by Sam Miller

Nelson Cruz wants what he wanted last year, and might get it, and might not.

October 24, 2014

Pebble Hunting: An Illustrated Guide to the People of AT&T Park

by Sam Miller

Classifying the fans you'll see in the stands for the next three games of the World Series.

October 21, 2014

Pebble Hunting: An Illustrated Guide to the People of Kauffman Stadium

by Sam Miller

Classifying the fans you'll see in the stands for the first two games of the World Series.

October 20, 2014

Pebble Hunting: The Best Teams Should Make The World Series; A Defense of Bud Selig

by Sam Miller

The commissioner's lasting legacy isn't randomness and meaningless. It's a more fair world.

October 15, 2014

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Rich Get Smarter

by Sam Miller

Andrew Friedman might be the most revered executive in the game--Billy Beane included--and the richest team in baseball just hired him.

October 1, 2014

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The '80' Pitches In This Year's Postseason

by Sam Miller

What to watch for in this postseason? Things three standard deviations away from the mean, obviously.

September 29, 2014

Pebble Hunting: The Padres' Sad Team Leaders

by Sam Miller

What the back of the Padres' team leader card will tell us about the Padres, baseball, and team leader cards.

September 24, 2014

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Spoiler: Spoiling Spoiled

by Sam Miller

Do out-of-it-teams play better or worse than you'd expect based on their talent level? Spoiler: You'll have to read the article to find out.

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