A quick history of unorthodoxy in Boston
The A’s rode two platoons to their 2012 AL West title. Are platoons the new Moneyball, and is platooning predictable?
Are teams that spend big on their bullpens getting their money’s worth?
Last of a week-long series on game theory and baseball strategy
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Part Two of a week-long series discussing game theory and baseball strategy.
First of a week-long series.
What would a team look like if it always had the platoon advantage?
It’s a classic of early baseball writing, but is it reliable?
Sorry girl(s), I’m not talking appearances.
Some guys just fall through the cracks.
Mike says: Quit bad-mouthing the free-swingers—or you’ll regret it!
Is there a new edge to be gained in fantasy games?
And they can afford to.
But a youth movement is not in the cards.
To remove or not to remove a rolling starter in the ninth?
Our Tribe bagged a flag in 1965. Can they repeat those tricks in ’66? Keep the fans in heaven in ’67?
The British are invading the pop music charts. The long struggle for American civil rights is taking decisive forward strides. Are our Indians ready to make this their moment too?
Is our re-Rockified Tribe ready to make Chief Wahoo say, “Yahoo!”?