All Nate Silver Stories
Whiff of Excellence
They might not be as mean as the Nasty Boys, but the Cubs' relief corps has the same ability to blow opponents away
What? The Cubs?
A Baseball Prospectus formula projects who has the stuff to win in October. It's not as crazy as it sounds (really)
Fire Up the Hot Stove
With the fistfuls of cash that are likely to be thrown at free agents this winter, here are some potential money pits--and bargains
Thanks to improved pitching and (especially) defense, the Rays won't merely be better in '08, they'll be 22 wins better
Chris Carpenter gives the Cards' rotation an edge, but will it be enough to stop the hard-hitting Mets and their rested bullpen?
CHUTES AND LADDERS
With a nod to Milton Bradley (no, not the A's outfielder), SI projects which players, with the first and often deceptive month of April behind them, are likely to see their numbers climb--or take a slide