I calculated 2006 positional averages and posted them at Brew Crew Ball. I'm going to take a closer look and discuss their limitations in tomorrow's column at The Hardball Times.
- One of my favorite columns is back after a long hiatus: Christina Kahrl has restarted Transaction Analysis with a recap of moves in the AL East. Perfect timing, too: our Baltimore Orioles team preview is slated to run on Thursday.
- Steve Treder takes a fascinating look at the steady increase in hit-by-pitches. This one's a must-read.
- Phil Birnbaum points to a scholarly article on home-field advantage, and explains some of its flaws.