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The Donnie Dewees Experience

Too often we like to think of baseball as a linear game. This is especially true when it comes to prospects and younger players. They must progress at very specific rates and hit distinct checkpoints or something is amiss. We certainly don’t allow much wiggle room for prospects who struggle over a number of years […]

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A Museum for the Ages

Recently I had the chance to travel to the Missouri area and spend a day in baseball heaven. No, I’m not talking about Busch Stadium, though it is a gorgeous ballpark where everyone should take in a game at if they get the possibility. What I am talking about is the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. […]

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This Week in Baseball: 05-13-2019

Baseball Prospectus – Craig Goldstein ($): Baseball executives love to talk about financial flexibility. They peddle that term as if it means they are positioning themselves to spend big money when it counts. As these past two offseasons have shown that isn’t the case. Financial flexibility simply means saving as much money as a team […]

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The Reality of Byron Buxton

Baseball fans have been waiting for Byron Buxton to breakout for a few years now. The former number two overall pick in the 2012 draft has remained a case of tremendous raw talent with below average results. The lone exception being defense where Buxton has been consistently a plus player. Early in 2019, it appears […]