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1 Short Relief: Three Stories of Struggle by Kate Preusser, Rachael McDaniel and Emma Baccellieri
0 Short Relief: The Chris Archer/Orbitz Memorial Poetry Slam by Matt Sussman, Mary Craig and Patrick Dubuque
5 Short Relief: Kris Bryant Gets Ejected, Tim McCarver Commutes, and the Greatest Two-Sport Athlete in History by James Fegan, Martin Nolan and Patrick Dubuque
1 Short Relief: A Pair of Disappearances, and the MLB Extended Universe by David Temple, Zack Moser and Patrick Dubuque
3 Short Relief: Tanking, Titling, and Tilting by Trevor Strunk, Patrick Dubuque and Zack Moser
0 Short Relief: The Return of Short Relief by Matt Sussman, Zack Moser, Mary Craig and Bryan Grosnick
0 Short Relief: The King of NES Baseball, An Unimportant Homer, and a Love of Chaos by Matt Sussman, Sam Fels and Nathan Bishop
7 Short Relief: For and Against Historical Positivism, and the Secret Origin of Launch Angles by Zack Moser, Nathan Bishop and Martin Alonso
2 Short Relief: Toasting Bartolo, Reviewing Bryzzo, and Eating Hats by David Temple, Rian Watt and Zack Moser
8 Players Prefer Presentation: Would You Like to Play a Game of Telephone? by Meg Rowley
0 BP Announcements: Sam Miller on Hang Up and Listen (podcast) by Baseball Prospectus and Sam Miller
0 BP Announcements: Sahadev Sharma on TV this Friday by Baseball Prospectus
1 The BP Wayback Machine: Goodbye, Dan Haren by Baseball Prospectus
5 Playoff Prospectus: The Cubs Have A Running Problem: NLCS Game 3 by Sahadev Sharma
6 Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game 2 Preview and PECOTA Odds by Rian Watt
6 Playoff Prospectus: Party Time in Wrigleyville: NLDS Game 4 by Sahadev Sharma
3 Playoff Prospectus: Homers, Homers, Homers, Homers: NLDS Game 3 by Mike Gianella
0 Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and NLDS Game 4 Previews by Rian Watt and Chris Mosch
0 Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and NLDS Game 3 Previews by Chris Mosch and Sahadev Sharma
2 Playoff Prospectus: The Cubs Do Simple Better: NLDS Game 2 by Rian Watt
0 Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and NLDS Game 2 Previews by Mike Gianella and Jeffrey Paternostro
0 Playoff Prospectus: Missed Opportunities Haunt Cubs: NLDS Game 1 by Sahadev Sharma
2 The BP Wayback Machine: A Tip of the Cap to Aramis by Baseball Prospectus
0 Transaction Analysis: Texas Closes the Deal on Garza by Jason Parks and Jason Cole
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 239: Carlos Gomez and the NL MVP Race/The Cubs and Trading Recently Signed Free Agents by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
4 Transaction Analysis: Of Baltimore and Bonus Slots by Sam Miller
12 Transaction Analysis: The Cubs Keep Rizzo by Ben Lindbergh
8 Manufactured Runs: The King in Cubbie Blue by Colin Wyers
8 Prospectus Preview: These Questions Three: The Maybe-Next-Years by Bradford Doolittle and Harry Pavlidis
3 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 151: 2013 Season Preview Series: Chicago Cubs by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Pete Barrett
1 BP Announcements: Chicago Cubs Seek Director of Research & Development by Joe Hamrahi
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 107: Edwin Jackson, the Cubs, and Qualifying Offers by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
5 Baseball ProGUESTus: How Alfonso Soriano Got His Groove Back by Sahadev Sharma
42 Prospect Debate: Who is the Cubs' Top Prospect? by BP Prospect Staff
8 Transaction Analysis: What We Would Have Said About the Dan Haren Deal That Didn't Happen by Colin Wyers
3 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 43: The Under-the-Radar Reds/Was Anthony Rizzo's Scouting Report Wrong? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
3 Sobsequy: Compensation: A Dialogue Between Theo Epstein and Ben Cherington by Adam Sobsey
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 25: The Secretly Successful White Sox System?/Starlin Castro's Makeup Concerns by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
8 Baseball ProGUESTus: Is Starlin Castro the Key to the Cubs' Rebuilding? by Sahadev Sharma
15 Inside The Park: Why Can't We Just Leave Rizzo Alone? by Bradford Doolittle
5 BP Unfiltered: A More Honest Response to Trade Rumors by Colin Wyers
32 Inside The Park: Farewell to a Phenom by Bradford Doolittle
3 The BP Wayback Machine: Neighborly Baseball by Nate Silver
0 Analyze This: Testing Delete by Rob McQuown
25 The BP Broadside: Exorcising the Ghost of Leo by Steven Goldman
4 Transaction Analysis: Quade-ing Through the Wreckage by R.J. Anderson
13 Transaction Analysis: One Curse Down, One to Go by Ben Lindbergh
7 The BP Wayback Machine: Every Team Has a Special GM, Except the Cubs by Steven Goldman
73 Future Shock: The Epstein Holdup by Kevin Goldstein
9 Manufactured Runs: Curse to Curse by Colin Wyers
A throughline between Rhys Hoskins, Eddie Stanky, and Onelki Garcia
For the Cubs, a door closes and a conspiracy theory opens; poetry in wartime between pitchers and mascots; and a small career lost in service.
James offers speculation over how Kris Bryant's day ended, Martin makes a game out of Tim McCarver's began, and Patrick doesn't think Bo Jackson is the best two-sport athlete ever.
Brooks Pounders is on the case, Tyler with the Cubs tackles another missing person, and Rob Manfred hatches an exciting business opportunity.
Instructions on how to fail, thoughts on nicknames, and a Cubs conspiracy uncovered.
After two days off, SR returns with a record four offerings: NES busts, househunting, letters to Curt Schilling and Furious Cubs.
Matt has a strong video game take, Sam re-evaluates an apparently meaningless home run, and Nathan pauses for breath.
Zack uses the Cubs as an example of how it isn't always getting better, Nathan uses Jean Segura for a hint that it is, while Martin discovers the origins of modern hitting philosophy.
David congraulates Birthday Boy Bartolo Colon on a job reasonably well done, Rian breaks down the Bryzzo Souvenir commercials, and Zack... well, it says it right there in the title.
January 22, 2017 12:02 am
What would managers and catchers chat about if they had NFL-style headsets?
Last week, it was
reported by Teddy Cahill at Baseball America that the American Baseball Coaches Association’s committee on pace of play was considering putting a digital headset in catchers’ helmets, similar to those used by NFL quarterbacks, so coaches could more quickly relay play calls in-game.
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December 15, 2015 9:50 am
Sam Miller utters many insightful and brilliant words about baseball. Sam starts at the 25:17 mark. Read the full article...
December 3, 2015 10:47 am
Friday, December 4, 5pm to 6pm CST, CSN Chicago's Sports Talk Live
Friday, December 4th, 5 pm to 6 pm CST, BP's own
Sahadev Sharma will appear on CSN Chicago's Sports Talk Live to talk Cubs, White Sox, and Winter Meetings! Read the full article...