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Rubbing Mud: What We Really Know About Lester's Yips

by Matthew Trueblood

Why haven't opposing teams and managers, including the Indians and Terry Francona, done more to exploit Jon Lester's throwing problesm? . . . more | 3 unread comments

Updated Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 24th

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on Anthony Alford, Brent Honeywell, Nick Gordon, Lew Ford (!?) and, yes, Tim Tebow. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Monday, October 24

Flu-Like Symptoms: Andrew Miller Is Not Goose Gossage

by Rob Mains

He's more like Mariano Rivera ... just not THAT Mariano Rivera. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article Two-Strike Approach: Which View From The 6?

by Cat Garcia

Toronto sluggers Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion are both hitting the open market, putting the Blue Jays is a difficult spot. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 21st-23rd

by Mark Anderson

The recently acquired Atlanta Brave Dylan Moore headlines the weekend's action. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Sunday, October 23

Playoff Prospectus: How to Reach the World Series in Five Years

by Jarrett Seidler

It took Theo Epstein and company exactly five years to rebuild the Cubs into the best team in baseball. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Saturday, October 22
Friday, October 21

Playoff Prospectus: Lessons Learned and Bullpens Burned

by Trevor Strunk

Chicago breaks through against Los Angeles' bullpen, taking a 3-2 lead back to Wrigley Field. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Retro Transaction Analysis: Tex-Sized Blockbuster

by Bryan Grosnick

Travel back in time to 2007. A-Rod and Rollins were MVPs, Braun and Pedroia were Rookies of the Year, and the Braves gave up the farm for Mark Teixeira. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 20th

by Mauricio Rubio

Tyler O'Neill cools off, and Frankie Montas shines. . . . more | 0 comments

The BP Wayback Machine: Big Teix

by Baseball Prospectus

The story of the Ranger, Brave, Angel and Yankee as told through the years. . . . more | 0 comments

Thursday, October 20

Playoff Prospectus: Miller Genuine Craft

by Craig Goldstein

Terry Francona's bullpen is the toast of Cleveland. . . . more | 12 unread comments

Playoff Prospectus: Slump? What Slump?

by Mauricio Rubio

Chicago finally broke through offensively, evening the NLCS at 2-2. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 19th

by Mauricio Rubio

Notes on Yoan Moncada, Eloy Jimenez, Jose Trevino, and more. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Wednesday, October 19

Outta Left Field: What Happens When a Hitter Has a Tell?

by Dustin Palmateer

Not unlike a pitcher tipping his pitches, Wil Myers has tipped his approach at the plate. . . . more | 17 unread comments

Playoff Prospectus: Arrieta's Slider, Cubs' Bats Go Missing

by Matthew Trueblood

Jake Arrieta's season-long issues continued, Yasmani Grandal did his thing, and the Dodgers are up 2-1. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and LCS Game Previews

by Aaron Gleeman

Ryan Merritt vs. Marco Estrada in Toronto and John Lackey vs. Julio Urias in Los Angeles. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Playoff Prospectus: Take a Loss, Save a Bullpen

by Kate Morrison

Cleveland finally lost for the first time this postseason, but it wasn't all bad news for Corey Kluber and the Indians. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 18th

by Mauricio Rubio

The Yankees continue to represent as Gleyber Torres gets hot and James Kaprielian stays healthy. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Tuesday, October 18

Baseball Therapy: Getting to the Bottom of the Barrel

by Russell A. Carleton

What does StatCast's latest offering tell us about the hitters who launch bombs and the pitchers who serve them up? . . . more | 4 unread comments

Playoff Prospectus: Postseason (Or At Least Indians) Magic

by Trevor Strunk

Cleveland refuses to lose, putting Toronto on the brink. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and LCS Game Previews

by Bryan Grosnick

Corey Kluber vs. Aaron Sanchez in Toronto and Jake Arrieta vs. Rich Hill in Los Angeles. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 17th

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on Bradley Zimmer, Ryan McBroom, Austin Voth, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, October 17

Cold Takes: The October Heroes

by Patrick Dubuque

October baseball makes new heroes every year, but what exactly is a baseball hero? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Playoff Prospectus: The Bold and The Beautiful

by Rian Watt

Clayton Kershaw and Kenley Jansen shut down the Cubs, tying the NLCS at 1-1 heading to Los Angeles. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Liner Notes: The Case of the Missing WARP

by Bryan Grosnick

If found, please call the Cardinals, Mariners, Astros, and Tigers. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: October 17, 2016

by Mark Anderson

Michael Kopech headlines the weekend action. . . . more | 0 comments

Sunday, October 16

Playoff Prospectus: Of Ghosts and Pinch-Hit Grand Slams

by Meg Rowley

Dave Roberts and Joe Maddon went move for move in Game 1, and then Miguel Montero made Wrigley Field explode. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Playoff Prospectus: Terry Francona and The Funky Bunch

by Ashley Varela

Cleveland used a familiar blueprint to take a 2-0 series lead over Toronto. . . . more | 1 unread comment