Former Bucs GM: We Spied On Justin Blackmon's Favorite Bar For A Week

I rolled my eyes at the claim that an unnamed NFL team had shadowed Jameis Winston on a flight—surely lots of teams had scouts flying into and out of Indianapolis around the combine. But maybe it’s not so crazy. Former Tampa GM Mark Dominik admitted that in 2012, the Buccaneers dispatched a scout to Justin Blackmon’s… »4/02/15 2:42pm4/02/15 2:42pm

A Way-Too-Serious Scouting Report On The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 

The Celebrity Game is without question the crown jewel of NBA All-Star Weekend, an event that provides the too-rare opportunity to see the TV and movie and music stars (and in some case, "stars") the world worships be extremely terrible at something, and for however brief a second, be able to say to ourselves, "I… »2/14/15 11:42am2/14/15 11:42am

Hey, You: Help Prove That Average Fans Are The Best Scouts In Baseball

Whether or not you know it, if you're a baseball fan, you probably appreciate or enjoy the game a little bit more because of Tom Tango. The pseudonymous saberist, currently a consultant for the Chicago Cubs, has had a hand—often the most important one—in developing many of the most interesting and useful statistical… »9/15/14 5:44pm9/15/14 5:44pm

Leaked: 10 Months Of The Houston Astros' Internal Trade Talks

Two years ago, the Houston Astros constructed "Ground Control"—a built-from-scratch online database for the private use of the Astros front office. It is by all accounts a marvel, an easy-to-use interface giving executives instant access to player statistics, video, and communications with other front offices around… »6/30/14 1:19pm6/30/14 1:19pm

The Nationals Wouldn't Pay Out Dead Prospect's Signing Bonus Until His Family Promised Not To Sue Them

The circumstances surrounding the death of Yewri Guillén—an 18-year-old Dominican prospect who had been signed by the Washington Nationals—remain murky. But a piece in the latest issue of Mother Jones reveals they weren't so murky that the Nationals didn't make sure to absolve themselves of any liability. »3/04/13 11:40am3/04/13 11:40am