How Earl Weaver indirectly helped shape Baseball Prospectus and (more directly) gave one of its founders her best day in baseball.
Character assassination, speculation, a commitment to process… ah, it has to be Hall of Fame season.
A closer look at some of the most improbable pennant race comebacks and collapses in baseball history.
The Rangers face a difficult decision about extending Josh Hamilton, but the decision to acquire him wasn’t easy, either.
An examination of how baseball’s increasing strikeout rate has impacted the game, torn from the pages of BP’s next book.
Losing Manny Ramirez for a quarter of the season isn’t automatically a death knell. Pedro Martinez has just one good start against a good opponent this year, but that’s the scheduler’s fault. I’m hardly off the hook for advancing the claim that he won’t make it to ten starts, and if losing Martinez was one of my major theories about what would lay hope low in Beantown, losing Ramirez for a month and a half might make you think I’d peg this as the beginning of the end.
The Twins have been bitten by ineffectiveness and the injury bug this year, but it didn’t take a magic 8 ball to foresee some of their season’s troubles.
Something old, something new, but in the end, it’s always been about me and you.
In a remembrance of things past, the daily transaction churn winds down with the end of spring training.