Are team-friendly contract extensions signed early in players’ careers about to become a lot longer?
We don’t like to hear baseball players complain about their lots in life, but can we blame them for not counting their blessings?
Decades before Billy Beane and Ricardo Rincon, there was Steve Boros and “computer baseball.”
Few players have made their major-league debuts in the cleanup spot, and the A’s Yoenis Cespedes wasn’t one of them.
If you had to bet on Jamie Moyer, Mark Prior or Scott Kazmir to win more games from today until the end of the world, on which pitcher would you bet?
After seventeen stints with major-league organizations, Russell Branyan may have reached the end of the line, bringing an end to an era in more than one way.
Even the least entertaining game of last season contained 15 interesting moments.
Twenty terrible games enter. Only one wins. Or loses, depending on how you look at it.
Long before there was Prince Fielder, there was Bill Caudill, one of the first beneficiaries of the super-agent’s skills.
Minnesota Twins pitchers tend to be a lot like Brad Radke.
A visual and statistical look at Carlos Quentin’s track record of taking one for the team.
Of the top 500 2011 WARP earners, we missed three in last year’s annual. Here are their names, why we missed them, and what we should’ve written.
Don’t believe everything you hear at introductory press conferences.
Javier Lopez, Brad Lidge, and Henry Rodriguez all have unusual offerings you should be aware of.
Sam deconstructs a 12-page pamphlet that supports sending Juan Gonzalez to Cooperstown.
A trip through online archives reveals that the history of baseball’s pun-happy headlines isn’t as old as that of the game itself.