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In his latest rule book interpretation, Brandon Magee looks at the rules that apply when a bat boy interferes with a ball or a ballplayer in play

Rule Book 101: The Second Base Slide by Ian Happ

Brandon Magee looks closely at the MLB rule book to see what went wrong with the Ian Happ slide that resulted in a double play.
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Ian York uses PITCHf/x and his unique graphics to look at St. Louis Cardinals starter Mike Leake, who his having a career year.
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How Has Lance Lynn Been Successful Since Returning from TJ Surgery?

Ian York investigates the pitches of St. Louis Cardinals starter Lance Lynn, comparing his 2017 pitches and results with those of 2015.
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How Has Chase Anderson Become the Brewers’ Best Pitcher?

Ian York breaks down starting pitcher Chase Anderson, who has been the Brewers best pitcher in 2017, using PITCHf/x and his unique graphics
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Milwaukee’s Very Average Wily Peralta

Ian York uses his unique graphics and PITCHf/x to break down Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Wily Peralta.
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Minor League Report 4/28/17: In Pursuit of Perfection

Although the no-hitter is an unusual event at the major league level, the feat can hardly be considered rare. Even with the revised rules stating that a pitcher (or pitchers) must pitch nine innings without giving up a hit...
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What is Different About Eric Thames in This Go Around MLB?

Joseph Ferraiola compares the old Eric Thames with the new Eric Thames in an attempt to figure out what's different this time around.
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A Close Look at Pittsburgh Pirates Starter Jameson Taillon

Ian York investigates Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon, who is coming off an impressive 2016 in which he made his debut.
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Breaking Down Pittsburgh Pirates Staff Ace Gerrit Cole

Ian York breaks down Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole using PITCHf/x and his unique graphics to demonstrate what makes the right a special talent.

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