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0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 487: Ballplayers Say the Darndest Things by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 460: Nelson Cruz, Ryan Braun, and the Post-PED Good Life by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 430: Dirk Hayhurst on Cheating, Beaning, and Clubhouse Race Relations by Ben Lindbergh and Russell A. Carleton
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 420: Yost, Replay, Porter, and PEDs by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
12 BP Unfiltered: Do the Rays Have a Drug Problem? by Ben Lindbergh
54 Barry Bonds, Race, and Public Perception by Lewie Pollis
30 Analyzing A-Rod's Arbitration Case by Eugene Freedman
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 363: Yankees Beat Writer Andy McCullough on Alex Rodriguez, Again by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
5 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 339: Alex Rodriguez, Bud Selig, and Hard-Boiled Baseball by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 336: Paying Peralta, and Punishing PED Users by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
13 Analyzing A-Rod's Arbitration Case by Eugene Freedman
9 Analyzing A-Rod's Arbitration Case by Eugene Freedman
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 283: An Upper-Minors Inefficiency/The Slippery Definition of Performance Enhancement by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
28 Baseball ProGUESTus: Giving Up the PED Guessing Game by Gabe Kapler
5 Transaction Analysis: Boston, Xander Bogaerts, and the Return of Ultra-Young Talent by Ben Lindbergh
21 Manufactured Runs: Biogenesis and Baseball's Post-Human Present by Colin Wyers
4 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 255: Listener Emails Like Never Before by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
54 Overthinking It: Ryan Braun, Biogenesis, and Betrayal by Ben Lindbergh
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 248: Bartolo Colon and the PED Question/Ruben Amaro and Prospect Rankings by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 218: Paralysis by Biogenesis by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
20 Bizball: Suspensions May Loom for Players Connected to Biogenesis Clinic by Maury Brown
33 Baseball ProGUESTus: Surviving Professional Baseball in the Steroid Era by Eric Knott
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 120: Quantifying PED Effects/Best Farm Systems in Baseball/Roleplaying Trade Talks by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
5 The BP Wayback Machine: Bagging on Bagwell by Christina Kahrl
24 BP Unfiltered: Melky Cabrera, PEDs, and the Giants' Playoff Odds by Ben Lindbergh
9 Bizball: Inside the 2012-16 MLB CBA: Major Changes Come to the League’s Drug Policy by Maury Brown
42 Prospectus Hit and Run: The Class of 2012: The First Basemen by Jay Jaffe
9 Wezen-Ball: Braun, a Hometown View by Larry Granillo
16 Prospectus Hit and Run: The Class of 2011: Bagwell and Baggage by Jay Jaffe
139 Prospectus Today: Stupid Media Tricks by Joe Sheehan
6 Legally Brief by Keith Scherer
0 Prospectus Hit and Run: PEDs and Discontent by Jay Jaffe
0 Stupid Lawyer Tricks by Derek Jacques
0 Schrodinger's Bat: The Issue of the Day, and Ranging into the Outfield by Dan Fox
0 Bonds Responses by Baseball Prospectus
0 Prospectus Today: Break with the Past by Joe Sheehan
0 Prospectus Today: Witch Hunt by Joe Sheehan
Ben and and Sam banter about Bronson Arroyo and Sean Doolittle, then discuss comments by John Lackey and Jose Bautista.
Ben and Sam banter about the Royals, then catch up with the boys of Biogenesis.
Ben and Russell talk to Dirk Hayhurst about doctoring baseballs, hitting batters, and the perceived effect of race on clubhouse chemistry.
Ben and Sam talk about Ned Yost's tactics, expanded replay's first few days, Bo Porter's bullpen philosophy, and more. Have the Rays really had a higher number of drug-related suspensions? And if so, should that be a cause for concern?
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February 11, 2014 6:00 am
How much has race influenced public perceptions of baseball's PED poster boy?
Lewie Pollis is a senior at Brown University and a former baseball analytics intern for the . He also writes for ESPN Insider. Follow him on Twitter Cleveland Indians @LewsOnFirst.
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January 14, 2014 6:00 am
What did we learn from the release of Alex Rodriguez's previously confidential arbitration award?
On Monday, January 13,
filed suit against Major League Baseball, the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the Major League Baseball Players Association. After a short oral argument in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge William Alex Rodriguez . Pauley III ordered that A-Rod’s attorneys were required to submit an unredacted and complete version of the previously confidential arbitration award with their filing. H
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Ben and Sam talk to Andy McCullough about the latest legal developments in the Alex Rodriguez saga, the A-Rod episode of 60 Minutes, and more.
Ben and Sam discuss the latest details of the exquisitely seamy A-Rod story.
November 25, 2013 6:01 am
Ben and Sam discuss Jhonny Peralta's contract with the Cardinals, and whose responsibility it should be to publish PED users.
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November 21, 2013 6:01 am
Going public won't help Alex Rodriguez win his case.
reportedly stormed out of his disciplinary hearing and made various pronouncements to the media, most notably during Alex Rodriguez an interview with Mike Francesa on WFAN and the YES Network. Under normal circumstances, we could see this as his true emotional response to the negative ruling he’d just received (that Commissioner Selig would not be required to testify in the case). But because everything we’ve seen thus far from A-Rod and his team has been so orchestrated, I can interpret this only as a well-rehearsed and well-scheduled event like all of the rest.
The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe. What's the most likely outcome of A-Rod's appeal?
Week one of
’s disciplinary hearing has come and gone, with another week likely still remaining to be scheduled around the arbitrator’s other commitments at some point in the near future. Alex Rodriguez
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