Ghost Runner in the Machine

Patrick Dubuque
The runner on second rule impacts more than just our ability to evaluate the sport; it has a direct, if subtle, impact on how managers should approach the late innings.
 
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Box Score Banter: No Mo’ No No-No for Padres, Musgrove

Baseball Prospectus Editors
Joe Musgrove gives the Padres a no-hitter; Jazz Chisholm turns on 100 mph; a replay failure prompts a question of the point.
 
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Box Score Banter 2021

Gary Sánchez is Not the Lazy One Here

Gary Phillips
The Yankees catcher’s work ethic and English-speaking capabilities were inaccurately criticized by someone who doesn’t bother to show up to the ballpark or ask questions.
 
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Rookie Review: Brent Honeywell

BP Prospect Staff
Our prospect team sits down to watch and evaluate Brent Honeywell’s first game action in about four years.
 
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Jacob deGrom and the Luck of the Draw

James Schapiro
Refuting Tom Verducci’s latest column on Jacob deGrom’s “ordinary” luck.
 
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Akil Baddoo Is Ready For His Moment

Howard Megdal
Why Detroit’s past Rule 5 surprise isn’t all that relevant to Baddoo in 2021.
 
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Need For Speed: Week 2

Darius Austin
Which opposing teams should you target for steals?
 
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Need For Speed

La tasa de giro de la pelota está más alta que nunca

Robert Arthur
Gracias a la nueva pelota de beisbol
 
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Off the Charts: The Padres Are a Sponge

Timothy Jackson
The Padres can cope with the loss of Tatís, but how they do so matters for fantasy managers.
 
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Off the Charts

The Call-Up: Brent Honeywell

Jarrett Seidler and Howard Megdal
At long last, he’s healthy and ready for his major-league debut.
 
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Spin Rate Is Higher Than Ever

Robert Arthur
Thanks to the new baseball.
 
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Moonshot

Golden Age: Week of April 4

Matt Sussman
Wishing a happy 50th birthday to three former major leaguers.
 
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