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03-26

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Fantasy Freestyle: My Favorite Endgame Targets
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Bret Sayre

03-10

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Five to Watch: National League Pitchers With Elevated BABIPs
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Craig Goldstein

08-27

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Five to Watch: Positive Regression Candidates
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Craig Goldstein

12-21

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Transaction Analysis: Transaction Jackson Settles In
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R.J. Anderson

12-13

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5

In A Pickle: Winners and Losers of Winning and Losing
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Jason Wojciechowski

10-10

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game Three Preview: Cardinals at Nationals
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Daniel Rathman

06-07

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Value Picks: Starting Pitchers for 6/7/12
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Paul Sporer

05-30

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The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, May 30
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Matthew Kory

05-18

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, May 18
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Matthew Kory

05-17

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Value Picks: Starting Pitchers for 5/17/12
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Paul Sporer

04-24

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Overthinking It: The No-Hitters That Almost Weren't
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Ben Lindbergh

04-21

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Overthinking It: Washington's Gas Policy
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Ben Lindbergh

02-02

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Future Shock Blog: Edwin Jackson and the Fall of 2003
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Kevin Goldstein

01-13

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Painting the Black: Consistently Less Consistent
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R.J. Anderson

10-19

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World Series Prospectus: The Midwest Showdown
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Baseball Prospectus

07-27

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Transaction Analysis: The Rasmus-Jackson Shuffle UPDATED
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R.J. Anderson and Ben Lindbergh

09-03

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On the Beat: No Worse for the Wear
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John Perrotto

07-30

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Transaction Action: The Edwin Jackson Trade
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Christina Kahrl

06-30

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Checking the Numbers: A No-No
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Eric Seidman

06-02

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Checking the Numbers: Sneaky SIERA
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Eric Seidman and Matt Swartz

04-04

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Pre-Season Predictions
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Baseball Prospectus

03-17

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Team Health Reports: Arizona Diamondbacks
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Will Carroll

03-16

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Expanded Horizons: Don't Count Out The Diamondbacks
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Tommy Bennett

12-09

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Prospectus Today: Strange Dealings in the Desert
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Joe Sheehan

12-08

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Transaction Action: Three-Way Fun
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Christina Kahrl

07-02

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Transaction Analysis: NL West Roundup
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Christina Kahrl

12-14

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Transaction Analysis: AL Roundup
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Christina Kahrl

04-15

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Prospectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

02-23

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Prospectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects, Part III
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Baseball Prospectus

02-21

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Prospectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects, Part I
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Baseball Prospectus

12-11

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Live from the (Mock) Winter Meetings
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Rany Jazayerli

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The signing of Edwin Jackson brings back some memories of the prospect that once was.

The story of the day, in what has been a slow news week, is Edwin Jackson signing a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals. There are plenty of people out there doing the smart, prudent thing by talking about what this means for the team in 2012, and how a crowded fight for the final spot in the Nationals rotation will work out. Unfortunately, that's not how my mind works. When I think about Edwin Jackson, the first thing I think about is September 9, 2003.

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January 13, 2012 3:00 am

Painting the Black: Consistently Less Consistent

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R.J. Anderson

A look at Edwin Jackson's carpetbagging career and what that might mean for the team that signs him

"I don't see how they could move him. I don't see why they'd ever put him out there. The stuff is too good. Yeah, he's still inconsistent. But at least he's consistently less inconsistent than he used to be." – An anonymous executive on Edwin Jackson in May 2008.

Scott Boras is the most consistent agent in sports. He deals out binders, lingo, and last-minute market-breaking contracts on a whim, all the while dodging the spit hawked his way by owners, executives, and fans. It is fitting then, that the steady Boras is representing Edwin Jackson, perceived as a capricious asset, even in the world of starting pitchers. If Boras is Boras, expect Jackson to sign a contract between today and spring training that ensures his solvency for lifetimes—a contract that could leave a front office with buyer’s remorse.

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Sizing up every facet of each contender in this season's Fall Classic.

The Breakdown

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The TA team runs down today's whirlwind of trades between the Cardinals, White Sox, and Blue Jays.

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September 3, 2010 8:00 am

On the Beat: No Worse for the Wear

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John Perrotto

Edwin Jackson has rebounded well from his 149-pitch no-hitter, along with other news and notes from around the major leagues.

Edwin Jackson's right arm has yet to fall off despite throwing a whopping 149 pitches in a no-hitter earlier this season. However, the White Sox pitcher might be in danger of missing time with splinters in the knuckles of his pitching hand.

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July 30, 2010 3:22 pm

Transaction Action: The Edwin Jackson Trade

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Christina Kahrl

E-Jack has to pack, but will he be used to help the White Sox attack?

CHICAGO WHITE SOX
Team Audit | Player Cards | Depth Chart

Acquired RHP Edwin Jackson from the Diamondbacks for RHP Dan Hudson and LHP David Holmberg; recalled RHP Lucas Harrell from Charlotte (Triple-A). [7/30]

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June 30, 2010 8:00 am

Checking the Numbers: A No-No

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Eric Seidman

Diamondbacks manager A.J. Hinch made the wrong decision in allowing Edwin Jackson to throw 149 pitches during his no-hitter last week.

Evaluating managers from a quantitative standpoint is no small feat. There have certainly been attempts and discussions in the past, but no such framework has ever taken hold of the analytical community and forced its way into our vernacular. It can be easy to suggest that the job consists of little more than penciling names onto a card to hand the umpires or lift tired starting pitchers to insert more effective relievers. These are areas that could potentially be quantified, but they're not the sole responsibilities of a skipper. Even so, sometimes the second of those two aspects of managing can become tricky and less clear-cut.

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June 2, 2010 9:02 am

Checking the Numbers: Sneaky SIERA

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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.

Earlier in the year we introduced SIERA, an ERA-based estimator designed to more accurately predict pitcher ERA given more stable and significant—both clinical and statistical—inputs. With the season two months in, we are more closely monitoring the returns, and in doing so observed that the Arizona Diamondbacks have a vast disconnect between their ERA as it actually stands and what it should be given what are referred to as controllable and stable skills. Interestingly enough, this was a bugaboo for the desert dwellers last season, as several pitchers finished the year with a similar statistical archetype: very solid K/BB ratios, more grounders than flyballs, poor ERA.

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Pegging BP's favorites in both leagues, in the standings and for the major awards.

Today we reveal the Baseball Prospectus staff predictions for the division standings and the major player awards (MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Year) in the American and National Leagues. Each staff member's division standings predictions may be found later in the article. Here, we present a wisdom-of-the-crowds summary of the results. In each table you'll find the average rank of each team in their division with first-place votes in parentheses, plus the results of our pre-season MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Year voting. Picking favorites for the Wild Card for the respective leagues initially might have seemed easy, since the selections universally favored the second-place team in the AL East, while all but two voters picked their second-place teams in the NL East to earn the non-division champ playoff team, but a tie in the rankings had to be broken in favor of the team named the Wild Card winner on the most individual ballots, which is sure to upset some people.

For the MVP voting, we've slightly amended the traditional points system in place that's been used elsewhere, dropping fourth- and fifth-place votes to make it 10-7-5 for the MVP Award, and the regular 5-3-1 for the Cy Young and Rookie of the Year Awards (that's 5 points for a first-place vote, 3 points for a second-place vote, etc.). Next to each of these selections we've listed the total number of ballots, followed by the total number of points, and then the number of first-place votes in parentheses, if any were received.

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March 17, 2010 11:33 am

Team Health Reports: Arizona Diamondbacks

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Will Carroll

Brandon Webb is one of many sinkerballers to come down with shoulder problems.

 

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March 16, 2010 12:17 pm

Expanded Horizons: Don't Count Out The Diamondbacks

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Tommy Bennett

The three-way blockbuster trade with the Tigers and Yankees at the Winter Meetings could pay big dividends for Arizona this season.

Slash and Byrnes

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December 9, 2009 12:40 pm

Prospectus Today: Strange Dealings in the Desert

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Joe Sheehan

A three-way deal in Indy produces in a win-win-what-the-heck-were-they-thinking outcome.

To answer the question up front: No, I don't understand it, either. Let's see what we can figure out:

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