The Workaround: How the Cubs Keep Their Pitchers Healthy (Maybe)

The Cubs are off to a blistering start in 2016, not only winning at an historic clip, but doing it convincingly, with an unprecedented run differential and even better peripheral indicators of team quality. Last season was a different story. Though those Cubs eventually won 97 games, one of the key narratives surrounding them—and one […]

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BP Unfiltered: We Got Kyle Schwarber to Say “Man Parts”

This piece, by BP Wrigleyville’s Rian Watt, originally ran as part of “BP Unfiltered”, Baseball Prospectus’s less-than-serious home for small or light-hearted pieces that maybe aren’t as analytical as their usual content. We thought you’d enjoy it here. This all happened an hour ago, roughly two hours before the first pitch of a critical NLCS […]