Archive for the 'Operations' Category

The official scorer’s job: tough calls and blowback.

From the inside, what it’s like to be an official scorer.

How the practice of firing free stuff into stadium seats became a thing.

Eliminating the draft could be good for pretty much everybody.

Derek Jeter and Jeb! Bush have come to save baseball.

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.

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.

A modest proposal to revamp MLB’s schedule.

How the food revolution in America has infiltrated minor league baseball.

How baseball’s owners have historically insulated themselves from the risks of the market.

Just having the right data isn’t enough.

In the first of a two-part series, examining the different facets of data and how they apply to a baseball front office.

It would behoove Rob Manfred to treat diversity in MLB as a constant concern.

Overly long games are a real problem, but there’s ample reason to believe it can be turned around.

It’s time to re-evaluate the lens through which we have begun to look at the game.

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

Continuing the quest to determine how many wins consistent play is or is not worth to major league teams.

The Miami Marlins have been executing a good team-building strategy.