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.
Fake-filling vacancies in Anaheim, Chicago, and Boston.
Analyzing pictorial evidence of the six post-error rituals employed by major-league players.
In his debut as a BP regular, Sam wonders whether we’ll ever see a hurler throw nothing but heat, and whether we should.
Attempting to solve the central mystery of Mike Scioscia’s managerial career–why Jeff Mathis gets so much playing time–and exploring its implications for how managers make up their minds.