Archive for the 'Draft' Category

Is it the baseball career or what comes after that matters most when a player doesn’t pan out?

Exploring the smartest franchise in the history of the MLB Amateur Draft…or the luckiest?

Eliminating the draft could be good for pretty much everybody.

The spending limits on amateur talent may have severe consequences.

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

Delving deep into the world of college baseball statistics.

Going into today’s MLB draft, a hint at what trends show about high school vs. college players.

Why should a free agent be less than free?

Baseball deserves a better system than it currently has.

The 1960 AL draft contained a number of talented prospects and diamonds in the rough.

As the draft begins, KATOH tackles college pitchers.

Applying the KATOH formula to college hitters.

Sometimes watching turns into keen and observation and scribbled notes, and the next thing you know you’ve ranked a slew of players for this year’s draft.

The Phillies would have been better had they adopted sabermetrics earlier on, but that’s not why they’re struggling now.

There are specific regions and types of amateur players who are continually undervalued.

The data show that it is high time to give the vertically-challenged their due.

When your team is the worst in baseball, what do you get from watching its games?

There are many hoops to jump through in order to make an international draft a reality. Too many, in fact.

A new book is making news, but is the charge legitimate?

Imagine if the early expansion teams had gotten to draft players at their peaks