Prospect Day: 10 Takeaways From the Major Prospect Lists

Over at the main site, the BP prospect team released the Cubs’ Top 10 Prospect list today. This is, of course, cause for celebration. It also means that we can finally wrap up prospect season with a comparison of six of the most popular prospect lists: Keith Law’s at ESPN, Baseball America’s, John Sickles’s at, FanGraphs’s,’s, […]


The Consequences of Clarity

On the final day of March, 2015, I got an email that changed my life. I was a grad student then, living in London and only periodically achieving a level of wealth which allowed me to rub two pennies together. About three weeks earlier, I’d sent a guy I’d barely heard of—Sahadev Sharma—an email out of the blue, asking for a job […]