If this column only answered that question, it would be a short one.
We complete the parade of the most productive lefty-righty pairings, marching past the reviewing stand, and discover a startling trend amid the final ranks.
Baseball is in the middle of a baby boom.
A look at history’s greatest October upsets to determine what characteristics are most pronounced in these surprising clashes. Oh, and it turns out that this info also describes one of this year’s remaining squads.
Ryan predicts a tight series, but counts on the Indians’ two aces to help them prevail.
Apparently, blowing a seven game lead with 17 to play wasn’t quite enough to make the Mets dump their manager, Willie Randolph. How much precedent is there for this decision and what will the future likely hold for Randolph?
Too bad Lynn and Murray weren’t first-round quality…
John uses prediction markets to peer into the likely outcome of the most exciting division races.
Having collected a slewload of offensive splits from every team in the last half-century, Chris dives into it a second time to extract some of the more interesting nuggets.
A look back on the career of the soon-to-be-retired umpire, Bruce Froemming.
The biggest margin of victory yesterday was just four runs and 12 of 15 were decided by one or two runs.
Chris Jaffe spent this summer downloading over 80 categories of Baseball Reference‘s offensive splits for all teams from a half-century. Here are some of the most fun and interesting results.
It’s deja 1987 all over again
How a spending-averse owner wrecked a team for years.
A video breakdown of two prized prospects: Boston’s Clay Buchholz and the Yankees’ Ian Kennedy.
In this turbulent period, the two biggest-winning teams in modern history get there with very different levels of farm production, while a third franchise struggles mightily despite tremendous talent development.
A week of games between playoff contenders have cleared some of the waters as we enter the final month.
Come hang with Bubba, Duke and Boots. And Boomer, and Downtown. And—of course—Superjew!
It’s a forgotten story from one of the greatest pennant races ever. But in 1967, Jim Kaat had one of the greatest clutch stretches by any pitcher ever.
A look at race and hiring practices for managers in the last 20 years.