June 18, 2013
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About Chris JaffeHistory instructor by day, statnerd by night, Chris Jaffe leads one of the most exciting double lives imaginable; with the exception of every other double life possible to imagine. Despite his lack of comic-book-hero-worthiness, Chris enjoys farting around with this stuff. His award-winning book, Evaluating Baseball's Managers is available for order. Chris welcomes responses to his articles via e-mail. Oh, and now he's on twitter.
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It's when the Cubs and White Sox have home games on the same day
A look at (and comparison of) convenience fees & order processing charges across all of baseball.
A look at what makes a game exciting
These middle-of-the-country teams are doing better than expected.
A look at the last surviving teammates of all-time great players
Who are the last living players of memorable managers from days of yore?
A look at the people who lived the longest time after appearing in the World Series.
What pitchers have done the worst against various squads across history? Let's find out.
Continuing where Chris left off after last week's article on NL teams
Every team has that one pitcher who casts a spell on it. Who is it for NL squads?
A look at Win Shares, RARP, and (mostly) WAR.
A look at the pitchers who specialize in whipping the hell out of the little teams of this earth (and stink against quality opponents).
A look at some notable achievements we might see in 2013.
A look at the newly released book about betting on baseball.
Pitching will have to carry the Sox.
Some managers are ready to leave notable marks this season.
The rest of last year's stranger moments.
A look back at some of the stranger moments of last year's season.
Concluding the recent series on the best LCS games of all time.
A look back at the late Orioles skipper.
In light of last week's debacle, a look at the messiest place in baseball.
Time for Chris' annual Cooperstown predictions.
The guys who most improved their chances at baseball immortality.
A look back at the year that was.
As we get to guaranteed do-or-die time, the drama ramps up that much more.
A look at the man likely to be completely overshadowed over the next month
But there was, so this is anything but a normal election.
Continuing an ongoing series on the best games in LCS history.
Continuing the look at the greatest games in LCS history, here are the best Game Fours
As part of a series, Chris looks at the best Game Threes in LCS history
Part two in a series on the best LCS games ever played.
When prominent managers last just one year on the job, and what this tell us about the futures of Bobby Valentine and Ozzie Guillen.
Inspired by the recent ALCS fiasco for the Yankees, let's look at the worst sweeps of all-time.
What are the greatest games ever to begin an LCS? Let's find out.
A look back at the year that was.
A look back at some of the stranger and more peculiar moments from the team about to leave the National League after 51 campaigns.
When you stand the most storied race of all on its head, it's still a great one but with a very different narrative.
What are some of the great races when you stand some seasons on their head?
It's a two-team race as things head down to the wire.
A look back at some of the stranger moment from the franchise that's played .500 since moving to Minnesota over a half-century ago.