The devolution of Derek Jeter

Gary Sparago is a 50-year-old corporate bond analyst who works for an asset management company in midtown Manhattan. Although never a Yankees fan, he watched a lot of their games last summer and started to suspect that Derek Jeter’s overall performance was not as good as the hype would lead you to believe (before the […]

Oliver updates on hold

Due to computer issues, the THT Forecast updates have not generated since Thursday. Know that we are working diligently to get this issue resolved, and we will post an update here at THT Live when THT Forecasts are back online.

LCS prediction results

With the World Series competitors set—and good luck to the Rangers and Cardinals—it’s time to review how the Hardball Times’ staff did in the League Championship Series and compare their picks to those of our readers’ contest entries. The champion picker among our readers—and the winner of a copy of The Hardball Times Baseball Annual […]

Our predictions (and yours)

Now that the Division Series are over—with each of the two NL series ending in dramatic fashion Friday—let’s review how the Hardball Times’ staff did and compare their picks to those of our readers contest entries. Among our staff, Ben Pritchett—who was our winner for best predictions of which teams would make the playoffs—picked three […]

All-Star voting so far

Elsewhere on this page today, The Hardball Times presents two different statistical approaches to picking the major league All-Star teams. In the real-world current system, though, they’re chosen by fan vote. So, here are the latest leaders, as of last week. Thursday is the last day to vote. National League CATCHER Brian McCann, Braves: 2,301,252 […]

Error, Hardball Times

Through no fault of his, Part 2 of Geoff Young’s series on great pitchers duels went up the site today referring to Part 1… which hasn’t been published. It will be, on Friday.