Mike Trout: The brilliant $426.5m MLB star most Americans don’t know

Mike Trout: The brilliant $426.5m MLB star most Americans don’t know A British take on Trout, including an interview with Jay Jaffe.  In which it is revealed that Trout’s favorite team as a child was the Yankees, proving that he isn’t perfect after all. Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/mike_trout_the_brilliant_4265m_mlb_star_most_americans_dont_know

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Cold Takes: Let’s Catch

Cold Takes: Let’s Catch First, let’s set the scene. It’s the late 2000s. Nintendo, a brand once as synonymous with video games as Kleenex is with facial tissues, had released two consecutive disappointing consoles, and was considered a relic in the age of Mature Gaming via the Sony Playstation and Microsoft’s XBox. Their response, rather…

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Long Relief: Goodbye, Patrick

Long Relief: Goodbye, Patrick Patrick Dubuque has embodied a variety of roles during his time at Baseball Prospectus, including Manager of Short Relief, Director of Editorial Content, Co-Editor of the BP Annual, and an uncredited stint as our Philosopher in Residence. While there has been a tradition in place to roast an outgoing member of…

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