What do Byron Buxton and Keith Hernandez have in common?
The disappearance of an archetype.
Why runners aren’t sprinting to third base.
Something to think about next time you feel the urge to boo a pickoff attempt.
The Angels shortstop steals second when nobody is looking.
Do runners perform worse when they’re inserted late in games?
How the Mets became by far the best baserunning team in baseball.
Some pitchers are vastly superior to the rest when it comes to holding on baserunners. What are their secrets?
Juan Pierre is too old and bad at getting on base to steal this many bases. But he’s doing it anyway.
The better question is why.
Ben and Sam discuss the latest injury to Brian Roberts, Evan Longoria running by Ben Zobrist, and the speculation about a Profar-for-Taveras trade.