The A’s have a very good record, but are they a very good team? The jury might still be out.
Ben and Sam discuss whether college pitchers should stop pitching for their college teams after being drafted, then talk about the Red Sox and advance scouting.
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News and notes from around the league for June 13, 2013.
Jason and Paul review the red hot and ice cold players of the past month, who is coming off and going on the disabled list, and the hitters and pitchers making noise on the playing field in June. This week’s musical guest is Pretty Archie.
Extending the quantification of catcher framing to a new frontier.
Ron Washington, Joe Nathan, and the best time to use your closer.
Ian Kennedy, Zack Greinke, and the probabilistic approach to determining intention.
Mike and Bret debut a new-and-improved format, with advice better catered to your specific leagues.
Eyes on Jorge Alfaro, Courtney Hawkins, Nick Williams, Henry Owens, Jose Ramirez, Sam Selman, Gregory Polanco, and Sean Nolin.
A look at how deadline trades could affect the ninth-inning landscape, followed by this week’s tiered closer rankings.
A look at some of the notable draft choices in the senior circuit.
Jason, a labor lawyer, trains his eyes on the Biogenesis disputes.
The Giants’ rotation might not be as dominant as usual, but the team is still confident in its chances for October. Our beat man also checks in on Brandon McCarthy, Bryce Harper, Gerrit Cole, with scouts, and weighs in on Kirk Gibson vs. Mark McGwire.