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My interview with Sean Forman

Baseball-Reference.com founder Sean Forman took the time to answer some questions. See what he has to say on advanced metrics and where they may be headed.

Buster Posey's difficulty hitting sliders

Buster Posey is known as an excellent offensive catcher. Is there something the opposition can do to attack him more effectively? Throwing more sliders might be a starting point.

Yovani Gallardo's career aided by constant tweaks

Yovani Gallardo has made significant changes to his approach multiple times in his seven year career, something that's somewhat strange for a pitcher who's been as successful as he's been. How has Gallardo tweaked his approach and what does it mean?

Dylan Bundy and reputations

By all accounts, Dylan Bundy has a bright future; even a year-long hiatus couldn't diminish the optimism he's receiving. Have there been any other prospects with similarly glowing outlooks?

Is Jose Fernandez the best pitcher in baseball?

Just 21, Jose Fernandez is carving up major league lineups like a young Doc Gooden. Is the Marlins hurler the best pitcher in baseball?

Is the infield shift ruining baseball?

Barry Bloom of MLB.com posed this question at last month's SABR Conference: is the infield shift ruining baseball? I think you know where this is going...

Jonathan Lucroy, MLB’s most underrated catcher

It’s time we start appreciating just how good Milwaukee’s Jonathan Lucroy is.

The business of baseball: Chicago Cubs

Will the Cubs financial situation get in the way of their plans to renovate Wrigley Field and field a competitive club?

Guys who should be bunting

Bunting catches a lot of flack from the sabermetric community, and rightly so. But are there players for whom bunting would be more beneficial to their team than swinging away on average?

Austin Hedges could be next catcher-defense hero

As the importance of pitch-framing and overall backstop defense become better understood, the Padres' Austin Hedges may be the next catcher to be perceived as having great value regardless of what he does offensively.

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