For all the criticism he took, Commissioner Bud Selig will be hard to replace. Here’s what made him successful — and here’s why his successor’s job won’t be easy.
In the second part of this study on race in baseball, we look at the effect of kids being able to watch African-American baseball stars.
More data show that the decline in African-American major leaguers is a function of income and weather.
The Miami Marlins have been executing a good team-building strategy.
In part three, we lay out the net value for 2014 draft picks and ruminate on this from both the team and player perspective.
In part two of three, we examine the value each draft pick provides relative to its cost.
In the first part of a three-part series, previous studies to quantify draft pick valuation are updated.
What you think you know about the baseball talent market isn’t necessarily so. And it’s about to change anyway.
Baseball players have received a dwindling share of revenue. Will that change in the near future?
Analyzing the cost per WAR from several different perspectives, including incorporating draft pick compensation.
Before diving in with updated calculations, we first take a step back and see how we set things up.
Jonah Keri’s new book, on his beloved Montreal Expos, is a fantastic read for any baseball fan.
Can economic and weather data help us explain the drop in African-American players in Major League Baseball?
The new Japanese player posting system is far from optimal.
What to do when you find some coins in the couch cushions
Is it better for young players to sign long-term deals or go year to year?
How to spend half a decade wasting big money
The easy answer is Scott Boras. But is he truly the king?
Great ballplayers didn’t always make great money.
Kyle Lohse is the big loser of the new collective bargaining agreement. How can we fix it?