December 11, 2013
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About Shane TourtellotteShane Tourtellotte began his writing career in science fiction, breaking into the pro magazine market in 1997. He has had over thirty stories published (with translations into French, Russian, and Japanese), and received a Hugo Award nomination in 2002. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina, and still tries to keep one foot in both worlds.
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When players, and others, sign the ultimate in bad contracts
Can stats leaders predict voting leaders through the years?
Ron Darling thinks pitchers throw better after getting a hit. Is he right?
Looking at how the stats leaders help predict the voting leaders
Didn't we see this at Fenway six days ago?
Two aces enter; one ace leaves.
Boston early; Detroit late. Who at the end?
Game Five plus Game Four equals two Game Sixes
The ALCS goes binary again, and no W on the board for L.A.
Great games don't always need extra innings
Mistakes were made.
Four outs from domination, and one foot from immortality.
Two games. Two runs. Two outs from history.
Thirteen ends up a lucky number. But for whom?
Billy Beane's post-seasonal fecal functionality remains low.
Lower the Jolly Roger.
The ghost of Jeffrey Maier, and Maddon-ness at the Trop
A Ray of hope shines on this postseason's first great game
Fireworks late, and fireworks early.
Hooray for average.
The WPS Index comes back, just in time for October. (And late September.)
And how to break them. At least a few of them. Maybe.
When a pitcher crashes after making history, is it an anecdote or a trend?
The Dodgers win the pennant! The Dodgers win the pennant!
Imagine if the early expansion teams had gotten to draft players at their peaks
From 1986, a Knight-errant forces Davey Johnson to think fast
Do division rivals know each other too well for their pitchers' good?
Regarding Warren Spahn, Walt Jocketty, and ... The Fugitive?
Tracking how much pitcher batting shows up in the won-lost records
How the Yankees of 1949 mirror the Yankees of today, and how they don't
Do young players have more ups and downs in performance than veterans?
Here you are, in the ninth, two men out and three men on ...
The Phillie Phanatic sets baseball back a million years
Braves-Pirates on the schedule, plus a live look-in
Regarding a ballpark, both great and American
A baseball symphony in five movements, starting in a minor key
A follow-up on Jackie Robinson's value as a base stealer
Or, 42 facts about Mariano Rivera
Who got more umpires in games of the 1900s, and why that might matter today
A turning point looms for this storied franchise.
The many ways Fred Merkle could have avoided the "Bonehead" tag
What can 2012's super-rookie possibly do for an encore?
There are limits to everything, even in sabermetrics
A reversal of fortune for "the luckiest man on the face of the earth."
A baseball owner you've never heard of. But maybe you should have.
In which George Steinbrenner achieves his true destiny