CSS Button No Image Css3Menu.com

Baseball Prospectus home
  
  
<< More More >>

Archives

Matt Swartz author archives.

Printer-
friendly

Premium Article indicates Baseball Prospectus Premium content, and Fantasy Article indicates Baseball Prospectus Fantasy content.

You can also view archives
or   


or browse research articles in the Baseball Prospectus Library

August 17, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Only Two Games Worse

by Matt Swartz and Eric Seidman

The Phillies, despite a plethora of injuries, are just two games off their pennant-winning pace of last season.

August 6, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: The 2010 Trade Deadline

by Matt Swartz

Our resident economist looks at who benefited from their late-July deals and who might have made a mistake by standing pat.

July 30, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: The Poor Return on Dan Haren

by Matt Swartz

The quartet the Snakes received for their ace leads to a few questions about player valuation.

July 23, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Buyers and Sellers

by Matt Swartz

A look at which clubs should be dealing for immediate help and which ones should be offloading players with the trading deadline eight days away.

July 16, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Why You Can Go for the Gold Ball and the Silver Trophy

by Matt Swartz

Hitters who appear in the Home Run Derby actually alter their swings in a good way.

July 14, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Three Eras of All-Star Voting

by Matt Swartz

As technology changes, so do election patterns for the Midsummer Classic.

July 8, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Trading The Prince

by Matt Swartz

The Brewers would maximize Prince Fielder's value by trading the slugging first baseman right now.

July 2, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Why Baseball Needs a Draft Lottery

by Matt Swartz

Giving every non-playoff team at least a chance at the No. 1 pick would reduce the temptation to lose games.

June 25, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Not So Home-Field Advantage

by Matt Swartz

How much of an edge do the Phillies have by playing three "home" games against the Blue Jays at Citizens Bank Park?

June 20, 2010

Premium Article Between The Numbers: Walking Justin Morneau

by Matt Swartz

The Phillies intentionally walked Justin Morneau to put the go-ahead run into scoring position in the eleventh inning on Saturday. This corresponds with a belief that hitting against Danys Baez is more akin to a home run derby than hitting against an average pitcher.

June 17, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Is Jimenez In Over His Head?

by Matt Swartz

Ubaldo Jimenez is having a great season, but has also had a lot of luck on his side.

June 7, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Production and the Draft

by Matt Swartz

The players teams select in the draft over the next three days can make a big impact on their future.

June 4, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: No Turnover Standings Breakdown

by Matt Swartz

Putting every major-league player back with his original team in an alternative universe can tell us a lot about team building.

June 2, 2010

Premium Article Checking the Numbers: Sneaky SIERA

by Eric Seidman and Matt Swartz

The inventors of the metric explains why the Diamondbacks' SIERA does not jibe with their ERA through the first third of the season.

May 28, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Hometown Discounts

by Matt Swartz

The best way to build a winning organization is to draft and develop talent then know which players to keep for the long haul.

May 18, 2010

Premium Article Contractual Matters: Werth The Funds

by Jeff Euston, Eric Seidman and Matt Swartz

The Phillies must determine if Jayson Werth is worth keeping and how to free up money to do so.

May 17, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: The Cost of OPP

by Matt Swartz

Clubs who are down with re-signing their own free agents get better value than those who sign other people's players.

May 16, 2010

Premium Article Between The Numbers: Least Net Valuable Player

by Matt Swartz

After my article on the Most Net Valuable Players, many readers were curious who the Least Net Valuable Players were. This blog post provides the answer.

May 10, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: If They Stay or If They Go

by Matt Swartz

Research again shows that free agents who re-sign perform better than those who sign with another club.

May 7, 2010

Premium Article Ahead in the Count: Most Net Valuable Player

by Matt Swartz

Albert Pujols comes out on top of the list of major-leaguers who provide the most bang for the buck.

<< More
Baseball Prospectus Home  |  Terms of Service  |  Privacy Policy  |  Customer Service  |  Newsletter  |  Masthead  |  Contact Us

Copyright © 1996-2014 Prospectus Entertainment Ventures, LLC.