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September 28, 2012

Pebble Hunting: The Increasingly Optimistic Outlook for Pitching Prospects

by Sam Miller

There was a very good reason that Baseball Prospectus championed the idea that There's No Such Thing As A Pitching Prospect. But is that an outdated idea?

September 26, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: A Closer Look at Relievers and Leverage

by Sam Miller

Which relievers were added to or removed from the managerial circle of trust between April and September?

September 21, 2012

Pebble Hunting: The Worst Baseball on Film

by Sam Miller

What happens when movies and TV shows shoehorn baseball into the plot? GIFs.

September 19, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Ryan Howard Laughs Last

by Sam Miller

Is Ryan Howard clutch because he's clutch, clutch because of how teams play him, or just plain lucky?

September 17, 2012

Pebble Hunting: Why We Shouldn't Be Shocked By Buster Posey

by Sam Miller

Buster Posey is having an extraordinary season, but he's not the first position player to improve after recovering from a serious injury.

September 14, 2012

Pebble Hunting: The Best Story of 2012

by Sam Miller

Erik Kratz is having a weird and wonderful season. Here is everything you need to know about Kratz, and several more things besides.

September 12, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Mysterious Resurgence of Ervin Santana

by Sam Miller

For a while, Ervin Santana was bad, but lately he's been better. Is the successful Santana here to stay?

September 10, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Will Roy Halladay Ever Complete a Game?

by Sam Miller

Have we seen the last of the ultra-durable Roy Halladay who led his league in complete games in each of the last five seasons?

September 5, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Rockies' Rotation, Before and After

by Sam Miller

How has the Rockies' four-man rotation experiment panned out so far?

August 31, 2012

Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week (Yu Darvish Edition)

by Sam Miller

Watching Yu Darvish is wonderful. Hitting against him is hell.

August 29, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Measuring Hustle

by Sam Miller

Hustle is usually a subjective term, but it doesn't have to be. Here's how we can decide who really runs hard.

August 27, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Most Fleeting Way to Win

by Sam Miller

The Orioles are surprise contenders behind an excellent bullpen. Or, more accurately, behind a bullpen that has pitched excellently.

August 24, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Rockies and Real Home Run Hitters

by Sam Miller

Giancarlo Stanton's recent rampage against the Rockies inspires two questions: Have the Rockies ever had a "real" power hitter? And if not, why the heck haven't they?

August 22, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Shame of Your First Big-League Hit

by Sam Miller

Every player's first hit is special, but some players' first hits are dumb and stupid.

August 17, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Value of Billy Hamilton

by Sam Miller

How much would the Reds benefit from calling up Billy Hamilton for the season's final month? (Math.)

August 13, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Zack Greinke Parlour Game

by Sam Miller

Zack Greinke is famous for experimenting on the mound. How extraordinary is the range of his repertoire?

August 10, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week (By Jered Weaver)

by Sam Miller

Jered Weaver is way better than he used to be, but all his improvement has come against left-handed hitters. This is how he's done it.

August 8, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Zach McAllister's Secretly Not-So-Good Season

by Sam Miller

Zach McAllister hasn't allowed a lot of earned runs, but he's allowed a lot of runs nonetheless. Here's how.

August 6, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Best Baseball Questions on Yahoo! Answers

by Sam Miller

Answers to some of the most unanswerable and most easily answerable questions about baseball on the internet.

July 30, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Oakland A's and Getting Past Windows

by Sam Miller

Should teams that aren't expected to contend really always be sellers?

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