Steven chimes in on the Delmon Young fiasco, looking to history for a bit of guidance.
Steven uses Sean Casey’s recent injury as a reason to look at the Pirate’s history of trouble at first base.
Steven takes a trip through Braves’ history after looking at PECOTA’s top comparables for Luis Terrero.
Steven ponders the notion of baseball as entertainment as he wonders about the predicaments of the Marlins and Royals.
The steroid scandal bears an eerie resemblance to an earlier scandal. Steven explains.
Steven returns to Tampa prospect B.J. Upton for some additional thoughts on defensively-challenged shortstop prospects.
Steven follows up his most recent column on B.J. Upton with some responses to reader mail.
The Devil Rays face a critical decision that may determine just how much they get from a talented player.
Three players make the fifth edition, each of whom has a specific place in the game’s lore.
Steven runs down the early history of Yankee/Red Sox trading.
The recent passing of Gene Mauch got Steve thinking about the 1964 Phillies, and the great work done by their scion GM.
Steven investigates the “utility infielder disease” that plagues GMs near the trading deadline, and looks at a position in Pittsburgh that has proved particularly hard to fill.
Steve takes you inside BP’s new book, which includes the Nomar deal, the Schilling sock, the Yankees matchup and the effect (or non-effect) of brawls.
Two days after Christmas, Don Padgett got a present that changed his life. Steven Goldman has the story as the Infinity Edition returns.
Steven Goldman continues The Infinity Edition by looking at Jeff King, Kevin Mitchell, Graig Nettles, and others.