December 5, 2013
And here's the full roster.
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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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Which clubs got the most (and least) from the ends of their rosters in 2013?
Some stuff Chris found out while researching his article in the THT Annual.
One person's opinion
A look at this year's managerial goings and comings and what it all means.
A look at how players did on their birthdays in 2013.
Saturday's game was crazy, but how does it rank?
What teams played the most exciting season series?
A look back at the recently fired longtime skipper.
A follow up to a pair of recent columns.
A look at how things are shaping up as the season is about to ship out.
How bad can it get for members of the bullpen?
So ... what are they, then?
A look at Philadelphia's shifting from Charlie Manuel to Ryne Sandberg.
The show's mostly over—the teams have sorted themselves out.
A look back at the weekend that was.
A look at the unusual career of the man just traded back to the Yankees
Which clubs have been the most helped and hurt by the end of the bench?
A countdown of the Midsummer Classic's finest moments.
A look at the guys who have gotten the oldest, the quickest this year.
This has been a very streaky division thus far.
Finishing off what last week started.
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.