RoY Awards: Fait Accompli?

Pre-season award predictions had Andrew Benintendi as the hands-down pick to win the AL Rookie of the Year Award and Dansby Swanson, of the Braves, was the pick for the NL RoY. Because both Swanson and Benintendi had debuted...

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Brandon Magee takes a look at the three prospects sent to the New York Mets in the Addison Reed trade, with an eye towards the Red Sox 40-man roster crunch.

The What Did I Just See!? Factor

Every day in baseball, there are plays that elicit gasps from spectators. The home-run-saving leap at the wall. An outfielder leaving his feet and just grasping the ball with his glove before sliding across the grass. The diving middle...

Rule Book 101: Unintentional Interference by a Wayward Bat Boy

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
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A Tale of Two Cities

Brandon Magee compares the first month of baseball through the lens of two very different teams: the Washington Nationals and the Kansas City Royals.

A Tale of Two Offenses

Brandon Magee examines the offenses of the Washington Nationals and Kansas City Royals, two offenses at exact opposite polar extremes.
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What Can Braves Fans Expect from Jaime Garcia

When the Atlanta Braves acquired veteran pitchers Bartolo Colon and R.A. Dickey, their intention seemed clear: They were stocking up on reliable innings-eaters without high expectations on short-term contracts, providing the Braves’ pitching prospects a little more time in...
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Julio Teheran Looks to Lead the Braves Staff

Ian York examines Julio Teheran with PITCHf/x and his unique graphics, as the righty looks to lead the rebuilding Atlanta Braves.
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RA Dickey Brings His Knuckleball to Atlanta

Ian York uses PITCHf/x and his unique graphics to demonstrate what RA Dickey will bring to the Atlanta Braves.
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What Does the Venerable Bartolo Colon Bring to the Atlanta Braves?

Ian York looks at Bartolo Colon using PITCHf/x and his unique graphics to see what the veteran bring to the Atlanta Braves.

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