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August 16, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Because No One Else Would Drive Them In

by Geoff Young

If these guys didn't hit the ball out of the park, they probably weren't scoring.

August 14, 2012

Western Front: Pick the Collie, or Maybe the Weimaraner

by Geoff Young

What would happen if dogs played baseball? If there were a real Draft Derby? Join the world of the whimsy and find out!

August 9, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Saved by the Rule

by Geoff Young

If you thought Jerome Williams' save was ugly, you should have seen Dave Goltz's back in 1973.

August 7, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: When the Time is Right

by Geoff Young

It's the same song but a different verse when it comes to Josh Hamilton's and Albert Pujols' seasons.

August 2, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Bobby Jones Relieves Himself on Mound

by Geoff Young

Once upon a time, two men named Bobby Jones pitched in the same game, for the same team. Actually, it was four times and two teams...

July 31, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Where Has Upton's Power Gone?

by Geoff Young

Justin Upton has suffered a major power outage this year, but is there a root cause for his season-long blackout?

July 26, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Mario Guerrero's Scoring Problem

by Geoff Young

Yonder Alonso may not score many runs, but at least he's no Mario Guerrero.

July 24, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Walk-off Wins are the New Market Inefficiency

by Geoff Young

The Oakland A's have shown a knack for winning in style in 2012.

July 19, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Sandy Koufax, May 1960

by Geoff Young

Sandy Koufax threw a lot of pitches in May 1960.

July 17, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: First Win the Division, Then Puppet Show

by Geoff Young

The Dodgers have spiraled out of control since late May, and with seemingly no plan for offense, it's a three-team race in the wild West.

July 12, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Four Pitchers

by Geoff Young

Three relievers have struck out more batters through the All-Star break than one man who led his team over an entire season did nearly 30 years ago.

July 10, 2012

Western Front: Trying One's Patience

by Geoff Young

Geoff discovers the wonders of Seattle baseball, Aaron Cook, tubas, Jeremy Guthrie, and Family Circus.

July 3, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Ready, Set, No!

by Geoff Young

Geoff compares members of the Tacoma Rainiers to Twilight characters using the 20-80 scale. Or maybe he would have, if he'd been able to see the team play.

June 26, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Fowler Power

by Geoff Young

What is Dexter Fowler doing this season to achieve sustained big-league success?

June 19, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Angels Rush in Where Rangers Fear to Tread

by Geoff Young

The keys to the Angels' recent success and the Rangers' downturn could be the fortunes of two superstars and two ex-Padres.

June 12, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: A Brief History of the Vedder Cup

by Geoff Young

Of all the natural interleague rivalries, none are more viciously fought than the Vedder Cup series. Wait, you've never heard of it? Then read on!

June 5, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Tres CompaƱeros

by Geoff Young

Gregor Blanco, Melky Cabrera, and Angel Pagan didn't go to San Francisco with flowers in their hair, but with their early play, everything is coming up roses.

May 29, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Attending to Center Field

by Geoff Young

How much does the success of a team dictate attendance? The Dodgers and Diamondbacks' narratives are still being written.

May 22, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: My Kingdome for a Morse

by Geoff Young

Justin Smoak isn't producing for the Mariners, and he isn't a particularly interesting character, either, so when you research his woes, you end up in a time warp.

May 15, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: La Casa Sucia

by Geoff Young

The Padres are off to a horrible start, so a housecleaning might be forthcoming. Who stays and who goes?

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