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Playoff odds and games back in the standings

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A look at the relationship between cumulative games back in the standings and odds of making the playoffs.

Forgive Marco Estrada's home runs

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Marco Estrada has already allowed 23 home runs in 2014 at a rate of 2.46 per nine innings. Don't expect that to continue.

Pitchers can hit too!

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Some pitchers help themselves at the plate. Others, not so much.

Tony Gwynn: A look back at Mr. Padre's career

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Tony Gwynn, a San Diego Padres legend, lost his fight with cancer on June 16, but his career will not be soon forgotten.

The Miami Marlins' young guns look dangerous

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Miami is a lot better than expected this season, and it's their young players that are doing the job.

Where DRS and UZR disagree

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We usually like to have confirmation from multiple sources about the statistical measurements of defense. Where might two main sources disagree?

The (sort of) new Alex Gordon

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Alex Gordon is a good player having a great year. He's done that before, but never quite like this.

Early Rookie of the Year predictions

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Early thoughts on the Rookie of the Year awards

Breaking down Stephen Strasburg's mechanical tweak

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With so much focus on his arm (and elbow), Stephen Strasburg has made a mechanical tweak with his feet that's gone mostly unnoticed and one that probably should have been made sooner.

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