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Will Chase Headley outperform expectations?

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Projections are usually a pretty good tool, but let's play the gut game. Will Chase Headley, as a Yankee, outperform or underperform?

Is Miguel Cabrera going to steal an MVP again?

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Hey guys, don't look now, but if we're going by the all-important RBI stat, Miguel Cabrera is on pace to swipe yet another MVP from Mike Trout. That won't happen again though, right? Right?!

Madison Bumgarner and pitchers who can hit

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Until the National League adopts the DH (I hope they don't), it will always be fun to see which pitchers are the best hitters. Even more fun, is pointing out pitchers who may hit better than position players (Madison Bumgarner vs. Michael Morse is a good example). Who are your favorite hitter-happy pitchers?

Is MLB's Statcast the future of analytics?

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Want to know how fast Mike Trout ran the bases on his RBI triple last night? MLB has you covered. New technology is incredible. Is it a statistics game-changer, though?

MLB ignores Tony Gwynn's passing during All-Star Game

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Tony Gwynn wasn't the only baseball-related passing in 2014, but his was certainly the most untimely and had possibly the largest impact on the sport as a whole. Do you think MLB handled the All-Star Game poorly by not providing some sort of tribute?

Sabermatics: Sabermetrics' new automatic friend

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During last night's Home Run Derby, ESPN's Chris Berman renamed the study and presentation of advanced statistics in baseball, and...I dig it. Let's all embrace this new term meaning that sabermetrics are so automatic they're sabermatic!

New York Mets and Thunder11's First Annual Tech Meetup (Sabermetrics)

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The New York Mets host a panel of Big Data superstars to talk about the value of analytics both inside and outside of baseball. After the panel, enjoy food, drink, and the A's game, all from Caesars Box seats at Citi Field. Tickets for #techondeck include transportation and can be purchased at http://www.mets.com/techmeetup. For more information contact Aliza or Ben at 212-362-1307 or bendeutsch@thunder11.com.

Steps for taking over in Australia

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Some background on the Australian Baseball League. Also steps that Arizona can take to stake a claim in Australia long term, although all three of those recommendations would also make sense for the 29 other clubs.

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