Archive for August 2018

Has it become harder to acquire stars through the market?

A look at the teams of the past that most resemble this year’s American League clubs.

Which version of each National League team’s past best represent its present?

Every team wants stars, but what’s the best strategy for constructing the rest of the team?

There’s always hope. Well, almost always.

What team from the past most resembles your 2017 squad?

Creativity isn’t gone. It’s just transitioned off the playing field.

Which team’s fans have really suffered the most over the years?

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.

How the role of leadoff hitters is changing in major league baseball.

There’s little uniformity to uniform hues over the last half century.

Who is your favorite team like?

A visual look at baseball on the silver screen.

A team-by-team look at BA’s top 100 list, from 1990 to the present.

You asked, we listened!

Not physically, of course, but statistically.

A graphical look at how 25 and under players have performed throughout the game’s history.