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The completely predictable Yoenis Cespedes

You may think you know about the slugger, but there's one part of his game that you've probably missed.

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The completely predictable Yoenis Cespedes

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You may think you know about the slugger, but there's one part of his game that you've probably missed.

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Inside Edge and the Orioles' outfielders

Why has the Orioles outfield been so much better than last year on balls in play?

Inside Edge and the Orioles' outfielders

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Why has the Orioles outfield been so much better than last year on balls in play?

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Bullpen bright spots in Philadelphia

The Phillies haven't had much go well for them this season, but two bullpen arms might be saving their future.

Bullpen bright spots in Philadelphia

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The Phillies haven't had much go well for them this season, but two bullpen arms might be saving their future.

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Your guide to Clayton Kershaw's insane 2014 season

In which I explain: why Kershaw's 2014 is unprecedented for him; how it's unprecedented for anyone; and how he's done it.

Your guide to Clayton Kershaw's insane 2014 season

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In which I explain: why Kershaw's 2014 is unprecedented for him; how it's unprecedented for anyone; and how he's done it.

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Does more time between pitches work?

The time between pitches is increasing -- does it lead to better performance?

Does more time between pitches work?

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The time between pitches is increasing -- does it lead to better performance?

Wily Peralta and his improved fastball

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Last season was a disaster for Wily Peralta's fastball. But in 2014, it's been his most effective pitch.

Edwin Jackson: A Cub lost in the woods

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Is Edwin Jackson salvageable?

The effect of a good bullpen in one-run games

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Elite relief pitchers like the pictured Wade Davis do little to affect a teams' fortunes in one-run games.

CarGo, Garrett Richards & patellofemoral injury

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We discuss some of the biomechanical and anatomical factors behind patellofemoral injury as well as long term effects on performance.

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Jose Molina's legendary power outage

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Jose Molina isn't just wielding a powerless bat, he's wielding a historically powerless bat.

Gordon Beckham: Go west, young man

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Gordon Beckham was traded to the Angels. This is a brief recap of his time with the White Sox.

Making sense of the sensors

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A guide to the new camera-based systems discussed the 4th Annual Saberseminar in Boston.

Adam Ottavino: Succeeding in Denver

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Since transitioning into a high-leverage role, Ottavino has seen his once-filthy slider decline in effectiveness — but he's still dominant where most relievers fear to tread.

Sometimes throwing hard isn't all that great

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Aroldis Chapman has thrown the majority of all triple digit fastballs thrown in the big leagues this year. How have baseball's other flamethrowers fared?

An increasingly rare feat

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The Blue Jays' Drew Hutchison threw seven innings and gave up seven runs in a loss to the White Sox last Sunday. Pitchers just don't pitch games like that any more.

James Russell, righty killer?

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James Russell appears to have reverse platoon splits this season. Here we look for a change in his approach that may be driving this and consider how much weight should the Braves put on it when...

Does RP velocity matter?

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How much does velocity matter for relief pitchers? Maybe less than you think when it comes to performance. Managers however seem to give pitchers with greater velocity more leeway when it comes to...

Signs of life in the desert

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Despite a nearly lifeless season in Arizona, two players have unexpectedly stood out over the last two months.

The Shift Episode 14: Saberseminar!

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It's a Saberseminar wrapup from Stuart Wallace!

Citi Field's longest home run in HitTracker era

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"A night like that, anything can happen. And it did" - Edwin Rodriguez

The inverse stories of the Pirates and Braves

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The Pirates and Braves are in very similar positions in the standings, but their routes to get there were quite different.

Billy Hamilton: The need for speed

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As a speed guy, how often does Billy Hamilton use his speed tools? More often than you think.

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