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The June-to-May All-Stars

Several years ago, my friend Dan McCloskey, whom I hadn’t met then, introduced me to the concept of the past-calendar-year All-Star team. ┬áHis theory, if I may paraphrase, goes something like this: for those who believe an All-Star Game appearance … Continue reading

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Greatest Active ’15

Almost five years ago, when this blog was Kris Bryant, certain it was full of potential impact but still trying to prove it was anything more than Luis Valbuena, I wrote about the greatest active players at each position at … Continue reading

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The Three Larry Walkers

I just posted this one, the first in a series aimed at winning some Hall of Fame votes for Larry Walker, at High Heat Stats. I’ll keep you posted as my crack team of Walker-supporters makes our year-long push. __________ … Continue reading

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LCS Preview 2014

You don’t want to read what I have to say about the ALCS, so I’ll do you a favor and link you to Joe Posnanski instead. Ok, I’ll take Baltimore in 5. Fangraphs prefers KC, presumably because they’ve got better … Continue reading

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Sizing up the Dodgers and Giants

Two bitter rivals playing in the same division are clawing for every win down the stretch, both expecting to play in October, but fighting nonetheless to show up the other. And the Red Sox and Yankees are both bad this … Continue reading

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2014 Award Preview

It’s hard to believe we’re a week into September and I haven’t rapped at ya once about who I think should/will win the major awards this season. Let’s take a look, starting with the easy ones: AL Rookie of the … Continue reading

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A New Frontier in Park Effects

It may seem lame to end a silence of several weeks with a link to someone else’s work, but I’ve had a lot going on lately and I’ve got a few season previews up in the air. I’ll whet your … Continue reading

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