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Attention agents: obtain overuse clauses for RPs

Relief pitchers coming off of heavy use seasons, especially consecutive ones, may have to settle for discounts or shorter-length contracts in free agency. There may be a remedy for that.

The runs-to-wins conversion, revisited

For years, some sabermetricians have been using a shorthand conversion of 10 runs into 1 win. It's probably time for a change.

The ‘other’ Boston reliever

Although Junichi Tazawa isn't even the most well-known reliever in his team's bullpen, he's one of the best relievers in the game.

Felix Hernandez, king of the quality start

Bryan Cole looks at what a stricter definition of the quality start tell us about a starter's performance, and thinks about whether a solo home run is better for the pitcher than a run scored another way.

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...

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