Archive for November 2016

The best team you can make from baseball’s oldest team.

The latest installment turns to the amateur level.

Looking into the post-playing career of a Dodgers first baseman.

A salute to baseball retirees who didn’t get much of one when they stepped away.

If a pitcher can make ’em swing and miss in the minors, what does that say about his potential major league success?

Taking an inside look at the contents of this year’s book, as well as some select story excerpts.

Teams are getting around the CBA’s signing bonus limit. Why and how?

It’s a top-notch scientific data collection system, but even it has its blind spots.

Who turns up the talent most when the heat is on?

A career-long second-stringer gets his due.

Player can have stellar seasons without taking home the hardware.

Finishing one RBI shy of 100 is a painful but not uncommon feat.

We bring back our traditional WPS Index to gauge the excitement of this year’s playoffs. You may be surprised at the results.

With a new collective bargaining agreement being negotiated, we conclude a three-part series on its history.

With a new collective bargaining agreement being negotiated, we continue a three-part series on its history.

With a new collective bargaining agreement being negotiated, we begin a three-part series on its history.

Could virtual reality put us in long-gone ballparks?

As one player’s experience shows, Taiwan is becoming a place major league organizations look for young talent.

Part 2 in this examination of scouting directors looks at how they did with specific drafts and skill sets.

Part 1 takes the long view looking at how scouting directors have fared over their careers.