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Is Spring Training Too Long? Too Short?

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Is Spring Training structured with the best intentions of the players, the coaches, or the organizations in mind? Could it use a makeover?

Best Valued Contracts of 2012

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Using a tweaked wSalary model, so that it is descriptive, we single out the best- and worst- valued contracts of the 2012 season.

Should Scouting Prospects Only Be About Lists?

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Rankings are useful, but to learn more about baseball's next generation, fans can do more.

An Alternative To The 3000 Hit Club

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Joining the 3000 Hit Club, and base hits overall, is a widely celebrated accomplishment for a player, but it caters to a specific style of hitter. How would these records look using Times on Base?

Can he drive 55? Aroldis Chapman's Fastball

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A PITCHf/x look at Chapman and the different levels of his fastball.

One-Run Game Performance is Unsustainable

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The Baltimore Orioles went 29-9 in one-run games in 2012. That aint happening again.

Pitchers who move or drop down based on the batter

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Taking a look at a group of major league pitchers who shift on the mound or change their arms slots depending on which side of the plate the batter is standing.

The Indians Improve Their Pitching With Defense

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Cleveland's starting pitching was ranked near last in fWAR last year. In 2013, the Indians may be improving their rotation through defense.

Sabersphere 3/15: Game Theory, Mariano Rivera, WBC

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Taking a look at the best sabermetric articles from around the web.

A Magic Number to Increase Your Odds of Winning

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There are so many numbers in baseball that it can seem overwhelming but there's actually one number in particular that is a good determinant as to whether your team will win or not and at what rate.

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