December 9, 2013
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Craig reviews some of the general thoughts readers had about draft strategy and offers some of his own thoughts on the "You Are The GM" challenge.
Craig looks at the avalanche of responses to our "You Are The GM" challenge, and discovers that you can never have too much pitching
Craig follows up his earlier article on Bert Blyleven with some thoughts about curveball pitchers.
Craig takes a different kind of look at a familiar topic ... the Hall of Fame candidacy of Bert Blyleven.
What if Cesar Cedeno were his own grandfather?
Craig pontificates on the meaning of progress in baseball.
Craig introduces the concept of "Fibonacci Loss Points."
An amateur draft challenge for our readers.
In the time it takes you to read this article, a few of these players can make it all the way around the bases.
All leagues are not created equal.
Craig looks at baseball's ups and downs, now in handy chart form!
Craig previews the hitter-rich but pitcher-poor Devil Rays.
If Ryan Franklin didn't have bad starts, would he be still be a lousy pitcher?
Craig Burley and Thomas Ayers give an update on the latest World Baseball Classic developments.
Craig examines what actually happened last night.
Craig looks at Brian Sabean's strategy for making his first-round picks. There's trouble afoot for the Giants' GM.
Yadier Molina is being asked to emulate Johnny Bench. Can he do it?
Craig surveys the best minor league pitchers you've never heard of.
Craig bids an unexpected and extended farewell to the Royals manager in Toronto.
Roger Clemens and Greg Maddux gave us something nearly unique last Friday night - a matchup of 300-game winners.
Craig previews the Mobula hypostomae.
The Expos are dead. Long live the Expos.
Craig presents the rest of THT's Preseason NCAA All-Americans.
Craig names the hitters on our NCAA Pre-Season All-America Team.
Craig looks at one mouse and one elephant and concludes that they have nothing in common.
Craig looks at his first two projected World Cup squads, and sees two teams heading in opposite directions.
Craig takes a look ahead to the proposed 2006 World Cup of Baseball in the good ol' U.S. of A.
Craig takes a look at the controversial call from last night's eighth inning, and offers some thoughts on the standards of umpiring, honesty, and sportsmanship we saw last night.
Craig continues to look at the importance of throwing strikes, and tries to settle the old question "what's the most important count in baseball?"
Craig breaks down the numbers to show why pitchers should be more aggressive.
Craig's NCAA adjusted statistics for the top 250 hitters, to May 30.
Craig's NCAA stats are complete and available for download as .pdf files.
Craig introduces his park-and-competition-adjusted NCAA hitting and pitching statistics, and identifies the top 100 performers in each for 2004.
The strange and terrible saga of Benny Kauff comes to a close.
The second installment of the strange and terrible saga of Benny Kauff.
Craig relates the strange and terrible saga of Benjamin Michael Kauff -- an outfielder, a bon vivant, and an innocent man.
Craig, on the beauty of Opening Day.
Craig tackles five questions for the Blue Jays.
Craig has some notes as the season opens and hopes begin to be dashed.
Craig writes a few truisms on adjusting baseball's many numbers.
Aaron and Craig continue their 24-and-under draft picking from a seemingly weak crop of young second basemen.
Aaron and Craig continue their 24-and-under draft picking from the outstanding crop of young third basemen.
Aaron and Craig continue their 24-and-under draft with their shortstop selections.
Aaron and Craig finish up picking their 24-and-under outfields with their selections in left.
With their rightfielders chosen last week, Aaron and Craig move to centerfielders in their 24-and-under draft.
Aaron and Craig kick off their 24-and-under draft with their picks in right field.