October 15, 2007 | Nate Silver, Baseball Prospectus
WHAT TO make of the Diamondbacks, who struck out in a ridiculous 37% of their at bats but still beat the Cubs by a combined 16--6 in their NLDS sweep? After finishing with the league's best record despite scoring...
September 24, 2007 | As told to Alan Shipnuck
IN JULY reigning
National League Cy Young Award winner Brandon Webb, 28, lost three consecutive
decisions to fall to 8--8. His response? Forty-two straight scoreless innings
and six straight wins. With a 16--10...
August 13, 2007
June 12, 2006 | PHIL TAYLOR
righthander Brandon Webb started 8-0 and has stamped himself a Cy Young Award
candidate thanks to a devastating sinker that's laying hitters low
June 12, 2006 | Albert Chen
rely on deception to keep hitters guessing, but like Brandon Webb, these six
thrive with a signature pitch that gives hitters fits--even though they know