Playoff Prospectus: The Lions In Winter—NLCS Game 4

This piece is a preview of a larger recap of the game, by BP’s Jeffrey Paternostro, which first appeared on the Baseball Prospectus main site as part of their “Playoff Prospectus” series. Sadly, it will be the last of its kind involving the Cubs in 2015. We hope you enjoy. Or, at least, don’t cry. Every […]

MLB: NLCS-New York Mets at Chicago Cubs

That Wasn’t the Measure of the Experience—Game 171 Recap: Mets 8 Cubs 3

There’s a scene in an episode of The West Wing, from Season Four. A good friend of President Bartlet’s administration, Karen Kroft, recently lost a heartbreakingly close election to keep her seat in Congress, and Communications Director Toby Ziegler is trying (more or less) to apologize for that. He’s trying to convince her that her ouster was the […]