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January 4, 2013

Pebble Hunting: The Saddest Age-27 Seasons of 2012

by Sam Miller

Age 27 is often thought of as the time when players peak, but sometimes it's just the opposite.

January 2, 2013

Pebble Hunting: The Non-Pitching Value of Pitchers

by Sam Miller

Is it worth paying certain pitchers more for what they do when they're not on the mound?

December 28, 2012

Pebble Hunting: How to Pitch

by Sam Miller

What can we learn about pitching from FOX Game-of-the-Week scouting reports?

December 27, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Sean Doolittle and Learning How to Pitch

by Sam Miller

The evolution, or lack thereof, of a pitcher who makes pitching seem simpler than it should be.

December 21, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Searching for the Worst Game of 2012

by Sam Miller

And finding it, too. Surprise: it may have involved the Mets.

December 7, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Hottest Rumors From Baseball's Winter Meetings in Nashville!

by Sam Miller

These are all rumors from baseball's winter meetings in Nashville. I swear it!

December 3, 2012

Pebble Hunting: A Hall of Fame Brochure for Ryan Klesko

by Sam Miller

Somebody's got to make a case for the 11th-best position player in Padres history.

November 28, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Year in Hustle

by Sam Miller

Determining what a hustle play looks like, and then watching the best ones.

November 21, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Thing That Makes Vance Worley Interesting

by Sam Miller

You have to click to find out what it is. What, you thought we were just going to give it away?

November 19, 2012

Pebble Hunting: Trading Giancarlo Stanton

by Sam Miller

Five scenarios in which it might make sense for Jeffrey Loria to finish the job and trade his team's best remaining asset.

November 14, 2012

Pebble Hunting: The 10 Best Slides: A Slide Show

by Sam Miller

The best and worst slides of the 2012 season, featuring moving images of and jokes about said slides.

November 12, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: How Many MVP Votes Will Ryan Braun Lose?

by Sam Miller

If the BBWAA doesn't select Ryan Braun as NL MVP, should we blame PED payback?

November 9, 2012

Pebble Hunting: 17 Teams That Would Have Won the World Series if Not for Jason Bay

by Sam Miller

Jason Bay could have easily accepted the Red Sox' offer back in 2009. What would have happened if he had?

November 7, 2012

Pebble Hunting: Are GMs Smart or Not Smart?

by Sam Miller

You can't predict baseball, no matter how high-ranking you are.

November 5, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Balls That Look Like Strikes

by Sam Miller

As Jared Hughes and others have shown, not all who wander are wild.

November 2, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Why Darren Oliver Might Really Retire This Time

by Sam Miller

Just when Darren Oliver is out, he pulls himself back in. And he keeps getting better.

October 31, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Tying Up October Loose Ends

by Sam Miller

Postseason stats, things commentators wanted to tell you, the best postseason party, the unpredictability of October, and the best MLB.com headlines.

October 5, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Miguel Cabrera's Retroactive Triple Crowns

by Sam Miller

We went 44 seasons without a Triple Crown. In how many of those seasons would Cabrera's 2012 have been good enough to win?

October 3, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: A Very Good Team and a Very Bad Season

by Sam Miller

The Angels signed the best free-agent hitter and pitcher available, added the best rookie ever, and still missed the playoffs. Was it anyone's fault?

October 1, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Uplifting, Inspirational Yankees

by Sam Miller

When you're cheering at full volume, it's easy to see October baseball as good vs. evil, but there's plenty of humanity on both sides.

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