Team Previews & Analysis

2014 Team Previews: Houston Astros

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The Astros are going to be pretty terrible this year, but they have a lot to look forward to.

2014 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Season Preview

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Mike Trout will make the Angels interesting from start to finish, but their starting pitching will determine their fortunes.

The 2014 San Diego Padres Preview

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The Padres have a wide range of potential win totals. What is going to be most important in their pursuit of October baseball?

2014 Team Previews: San Francisco Giants

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If you’ve liked watching the Giants the last few years, I’ve got good news and bad news.

2014 Rockies Team Preview

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Will 2014 finally bring respectability to the Rockies or will it be another season of disappointment in Colorado?

2014 Team Previews: Arizona Diamondbacks

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After finishing an even 81-81 in 2013, the Arizona Diamondbacks were one of the most active teams this offseason, but did they do enough to make them contenders in the rough and tumble NL West?

2014 Team Previews: Los Angeles Dodgers

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The Los Angeles Dodgers look forward to another season contending for the NL West crown.

A Golden Age of HBP

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Despite a slight drop after body armor rules began to be enforced 11 years ago, HBP/PA rates are still historically high. How much of an advantage can HBP be for teams, or for notorious OBP...

MLB Payrolls and the Cost of a Win

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An in-depth analysis of how teams are spending their money and the returns they should expect going into 2014.

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