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September 21, 2011

Premium Article Clubhouse Confidential: An MVP By Any Other Name

by Marc Carig

If voters took the MVP voting instructions literally, Jose Bautista would likely be bringing home some hardware this season.

September 8, 2011

Premium Article Clubhouse Confidential: The Strikeouts That Stirred the Drink

by Marc Carig

Reggie Jackson rues his strikeout-prone play, but were his whiffs really a problem?

August 11, 2011

Premium Article Clubhouse Confidential: The King of Pop

by Marc Carig

Jered Weaver's ability to induce pop-ups is one of his greatest strengths, but opinions differ as to how he does it.

August 3, 2011

Premium Article Clubhouse Confidential: Be Like CC

by Marc Carig

A number of pitchers traded at the deadline hope to follow in CC Sabathia's 2008 footsteps by turning around their seasons with their new teams.

July 27, 2011

Premium Article Clubhouse Confidential: Dome Alone

by Marc Carig

The ground rules keep changing, but the Rays still haven't found the rule that would make timeworn Tropicana Field a proper place to play baseball.

July 20, 2011

Clubhouse Confidential: Hoping for a Sign

by Marc Carig

Buck Martinez confesses to being an inveterate sign stealer during his playing days and opines on the practice's prominence in today's game.

July 6, 2011

Clubhouse Confidential: Don't Fear the Derby

by Marc Carig

Another Home Run Derby requires another reminder--from the players, this time--that participation doesn't result in second-half slumps.

June 29, 2011

Premium Article Clubhouse Confidential: Melvin Making Moves

by Marc Carig

Doug Melvin's willingness to make bold moves to acquire aces continues to serve the Brew Crew well.

June 22, 2011

Clubhouse Confidential: Helping Their Own Cause

by Marc Carig

As AL pitchers step up to the plate for interleague play, which pitchers of the past and present should they attempt to emulate?

June 14, 2011

Clubhouse Confidential: Manny Acta Struggles Against a Mean Fate

by Marc Carig

Just when he was out, losing pulled him back in again.

June 8, 2011

Clubhouse Confidential: Speaking from Experience

by Marc Carig

Ray Fosse, the victim of history's most famous home-plate collision, weighs in on Buster Posey.

May 31, 2011

Premium Article Clubhouse Confidential: Coneheads, Meet Statheads

by Marc Carig

Haunted by poor run support, former pitcher and current broadcaster David Cone embraces sabermetrics and lives to tell about it.

May 24, 2011

Premium Article Clubhouse Confidential: Bend It Like Halladay

by Marc Carig

Pitchers have gotten bent, causing hitters to complain about too much tail.

May 17, 2011

Clubhouse Confidential: The Royals Embrace Better Living Through Baserunning

by Marc Carig

Talking KC's fleet feet with Ned Yost, plus Hosmermalia with AGM Dean Taylor and the man himself.

May 10, 2011

Clubhouse Confidential: Pitchers Union Goes On Strike Against Miguel Cabrera

by Marc Carig

The inaugural installment of a new series by beatwriter Marc Carig. This week: Miguel Cabrera hits almost every strike he gets and a former Gold Glover proposes the simplest of defensive metrics.

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