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The Shift Episode 11: Special guest Mike Ferrin!

Bryan and Stu get to talk baseball, broadcasting, and prospects with SiriusXM's Mike Ferrin!

The Shift Episode 11: Special guest Mike Ferrin!

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Bryan and Stu get to talk baseball, broadcasting, and prospects with SiriusXM's Mike Ferrin!

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Tyson Ross: Now without walks!

The San Diego has sustained his 2013 breakout, but as of late he's taken things to the next level, behind dramatically better command.

Tyson Ross: Now without walks!

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The San Diego has sustained his 2013 breakout, but as of late he's taken things to the next level, behind dramatically better command.

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Who is Tsuyoshi Wada

In the wake of a recent trade the Cubs have come to rely on Tsuyoshi Wada, a former NPB ace that has struggled somewhat in transitioning to MLB. Can he prove his doubters wrong, or is he getting it...

Who is Tsuyoshi Wada

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In the wake of a recent trade the Cubs have come to rely on Tsuyoshi Wada, a former NPB ace that has struggled somewhat in transitioning to MLB. Can he prove his doubters wrong, or is he getting it...

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Lance Lynn's inevitable decline in value

The arbitration process is about to take big bite out of Lance Lynn's value to the Cardinals. How will the team respond?

Lance Lynn's inevitable decline in value

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The arbitration process is about to take big bite out of Lance Lynn's value to the Cardinals. How will the team respond?

How will Cody Ross perform after the DL

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Cody Ross has hit the DL once again. What can the Diamondbacks expect when he returns from injury? Are there any indicators from past injury stints to suggest how well Ross might perform?

Busch Stadium's longest home run in HitTracker era

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"I think the ball will probably be landing sometime shortly" - Randy Johnson

Felix Hernandez and his cambio

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Looking at Felix Hernandez's changeup through the lens of effective velocity.

Tempering wild card expectations

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As the trade deadline approaches, people want to know if their teams are buyers or sellers. Chances are it's already pretty obvious.

Mark Buehrle's HOF case: The value of durability

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The (now) Toronto left-hander has lasted for a while, and has done pretty well for himself in doing so. But should he head to the Hall of Fame when he retires?

Jake Arrieta's cutter the key to success

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With drastically increased cutter usage, Jake Arrieta has realized his big potential with the Chicago Cubs.

Should Dustin Pedroia's bat be feared?

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There was a time when a Dustin Pedroia at-bat was a scary proposition for opposing teams, but in 2014 that's no longer the case.

Sabermetric Extrema: 74 HR Season

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First there was Ned Williamson, then there was Ruth a few times, then Maris, McGwire, and finally Bonds. The question becomes, what are the odds that we see 74?

The Shift Episode 10: What if?

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Alex Skillin joins Bryan and Stu to talk about some of the best "what if" scenarios of the last twenty years.

Detroit Tigers pick up Joakim Soria v3.0

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His second Tommy John surgery firmly in the rear view mirror, Joakim Soria is poised to help the Detroit Tigers through the rest of the season.

The Jose Abreu experience

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Putting Jose Abreu's start in historical context

Brady Aiken's UCL: A question of stability

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Brady Aiken's failure to sign with the Houston Astros apparently hinged upon the revelation that the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow is smaller than average. What are the anatomical...

Francisco Liriano's formerly invaluable slider

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Liriano's slider was one of the best in baseball last season. Getting it back on track is the key to his second half success.

Create your own park factors

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A guide to the theory and practice of creating park factors, using ISO as an example.

Innings per pickoff career leaders

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Pickoffs are an oft-overlooked pitcher skill. Who's shown the best ability to catch runners napping on a consistent basis?

Danny Salazar is Back in the Big Leagues

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Danny Salazar, pre-season darling, is back in big leagues after a brief stint in the minor leagues. What should we expect?

Jean Segura's predictable 2014 hitting struggles

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Although 2013 was a breakout for the Brewers' shortstop, 2014 has been anything but. Could we have seen it coming?

The Twins would be fools not to trade Kurt Suzuki

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Trading an aging veteran who's trade value is through the roof to acquire maybe one or two more prospects in addition to making room for a young prospect is as simple as 1+1.

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