Archive for February 2013

Opening Day is the best, even in February.

Michael A. Stein represented the Hardball Times in the KFFL Baseball Analysis Draft.

The many ways Fred Merkle could have avoided the “Bonehead” tag

The latest in the business of baseball.

Melky Mesa isn’t perfect, or a good hitter, but he may be able to help the Yankees until Curtis Granderson returns.

How soon can we tell when a pitcher has the potential to be an ace?

2012 was a tale of two halves for Ike Davis. Which Davis will we see in 2013?

Going back to the well with reader suggestions

A look at the greatest three-year defensive contributions at each position in the live ball era.

Rehab for a league with way too many scoring categories

It’s time for the big fella to take a whack at 1973 Topps.

On the annual debate of who to take first overall in a fantasy draft

It takes a lot of talent to lose so many games.

History, as seen on the scoreboard at Yankee Stadium

Practice can give you new insights.

Scott Van Slyke and the next big market inefficiency

What should the trade-off be between correlation and spread for a projection system or ERA estimator?

Rule V picks make for some difficult spring training decisions, but this year’s crop offers few potential major leaguers for 2013.

Some managers are ready to leave notable marks this season.

This right-hander has similarities to another Bruin, who was a high-round draft pick.