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Playoff Prospectus: Wrigley Goes Silent as Cleveland Sees the Finish Line

This piece, written by Baseball Prospectus’s Aaron Gleeman, forms part of the main site’s comprehensive coverage of the postseason, “Playoff Prospectus”. Game 4 was anything but a managerial chess match at Wrigley Field, as Cleveland jumped out to an early lead and broke things open for good in the seventh inning on the way to […]

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Playoff Prospectus: Of Errors, Common and Uncommon

This piece, written by BP Wrigleyville’s Rian Watt, forms part of the main site’s comprehensive coverage of the postseason, “Playoff Prospectus”. Errors are not the best way to measure a fielder’s quality. You know that. I know you know that. But still, here’s a fact for you: Kris Bryant committed just 14 errors all season, […]

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Playoff Prospectus: Lessons Learned and Bullpens Burned

The piece previewed here, written by Baseball Prospectus’s Trevor Strunk, forms part of the main site’s comprehensive coverage of the playoffs, “Playoff Prospectus.” Additional Game Five coverage, exclusive to BP Wrigleyville, can be found here, under the name “Second City October”. The Cubs have had a not-so-quiet concern this postseason, an unsure refrain that has been […]

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Second City October: On The Brink

This piece, written by BP Wrigleyville’s Clarissa Young, forms part of our in-house coverage of the Cubs in the playoffs, “Second City October.” Additional Game Five coverage can be found here. With the series tied 2-2, the Dodgers entered Thursday night’s contest armed with a handful of strategies designed to tip the scales and trigger an […]

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Second City October: They’re Back, Baby

This piece, written by BP Wrigleyville’s Isaac Bennett, forms part of our in-house coverage of the Cubs in the playoffs, “Second City October.” Additional Game Four coverage can be found here. The Cubs entered tonight’s Game 4 of the National League Championship Series in a familiar position. Last year against the Cardinals, they needed to […]