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September 24, 2012

Baseball Therapy: Reading Lolita in Teheran, Part 3: Smoking, Hitting, and the Search for an 80 Brain

by Russell A. Carleton

Is changing a player's approach at the plate like getting someone to quit smoking? And how does learning ability affect development?

September 21, 2012

Baseball Therapy: Wild-Card Game Theory

by Russell A. Carleton

Is there a scenario where it might make sense for a team not to try to win a playoff game?

September 18, 2012

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Reading Lolita in Teheran, Part 2: Reading and Fear of Failure

by Russell A. Carleton

How reading a pitcher is like reading a book, and why being self-conscious can make you bad at baseball.

September 10, 2012

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Reading Lolita in Teheran, Part 1: Intro and Losing Focus

by Russell A. Carleton

What can the staff psychologist/stathead learn from the way our prospect expert describes players' problems?

September 5, 2012

Baseball Therapy: Is There Really Racism in the Broadcast Booth?

by Russell A. Carleton

Russell puts the conclusions of last week's attention-getting article in The Atlantic to the test.

August 27, 2012

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: One-Run Winners: Good or Lucky?

by Russell A. Carleton

Do teams like the Orioles that excel in one-run games do so out of skill, or have they just gotten lucky?

August 20, 2012

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Are Closers Worse When They're Surprised?

by Russell A. Carleton

Closers are unusually erratic when they're faced with an unexpected save situation, but are they any less effective?

August 6, 2012

Baseball Therapy: So You Wanna Be a Manager

by Russell A. Carleton

You think you have what it takes to be a major-league manager? In that case, Russell has several assignments for you.

July 30, 2012

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Seven Minutes of Terror

by Russell A. Carleton

What happens to closers when they don't know a save situation is coming?

July 24, 2012

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: It Happens Every May

by Russell A. Carleton

When we say that certain stats "stabilize" after a certain point, we don't mean that they'll stay stable.

July 16, 2012

Baseball Therapy: It's a Small Sample Size After All

by Russell A. Carleton

Russell reruns the numbers to determine when hitter stats stabilize.

July 9, 2012

Baseball Therapy: Hire Joe Morgan

by Russell A. Carleton

A former BP author returns from his adventures in baseball consulting with a slightly different perspective on sabermetrics.

May 3, 2010

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Why Are Games So Long?

by Russell A. Carleton

Many factors contribute to lengthy games but none more so than the number of pitches.

April 26, 2010

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: The Difference Between Night and Day

by Russell A. Carleton

More research is needed before we can truly know the effects of sleep on player performance.

April 19, 2010

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Good Night, John Boy

by Russell A. Carleton

A player's sleep hygiene can factor largely in how he performs and develops.

April 12, 2010

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Credit Where It's Due, Part 2

by Russell A. Carleton

Attempting to assign credit and blame around the diamond when the ball is put into play.

April 1, 2010

Baseball Therapy: Casey's Shocking Admission

by Russell A. Carleton

Famed Mudville Nine slugger admits to steroids use during April 1 press conference.

March 29, 2010

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Credit Where It's Due, Part 1

by Russell A. Carleton

Who is more responsible for a strikeout, the pitcher or the batter?

March 22, 2010

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: There Goes My Hero

by Russell A. Carleton

Hero worship has a large role in how teams are built.

March 15, 2010

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: The Unintended Consequences of The Strike One Cult

by Russell A. Carleton

Getting ahead in the count is not necessarily all it's cracked up to be.

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