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Are September Breakouts For Real?

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Is there any truth to the idea that a player's hot September means he may improve the following year?

Jose Molina and Called Strikes

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Using a simpler method to appreciate the best pitch framer in the game.

SaberSphere 4/08: Trout, Yankees, and GIFs!

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Did the Los Angeles Angles really try to bunt Mike Trout to second base? Are the New York Yankees able to be fixed? We've also got plenty of wild baseball GIFs and podcast shows to talk about.

Perfection in Trade Form

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An example of how to best use one's assets lies in a trade that most people will probably ignore or forget.

The Yankees are broken, but not far from fixed

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With numerous injured players and older veterans, the New York Yankees have some issues. On the other hand, with young minor leaguers, money to spend, and a great GM, the solution isn't far off.

Late Major League Debuts

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Evan Gattis took a long, winding road to get to the major leagues. How many other greats were able to produce at a high level, despite taking so long to get to the majors?

The Athletics Deserve a Change in Venue

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Years of trying to relocate have left the A's with no change. The team remains stuck in Oakland despite the beckoning call of San Jose to the south, so what's going on?

Projecting Robinson Cano's Future

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Robinson Cano has switched agencies, but will it have a positive impact on the contract he'll receive? I'll take a look at what is in store for the All-Star 2nd baseman.

Stealing, Bunting, and Mike Trout

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When you have Mike Trout on first base and a singles hitter at the plate, steal first, then you can bunt.

2013 Closers: Pitch Location vs Velocity

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Building on the strike zone pitch location quality metric introduced last week, we look at how 2013 closers fare in locating their pitches in combination with pitch velocity.

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