From Sports Illustrated:

STUCK IN THE MUD

Baseball’s longtime Mud Man—and his uncertain future

(July 29th issue; online.)

THE AMAZING RAYS

On the 2019 Tampa Bay Rays’ radical strategy

(May 6th, 2019 issue; online.)

LONG LIVE THE QUEEN

On 1960s pioneering chess star Lisa Lane and women’s chess today.

(Jan. 14th, 2019 issue; online.)

THE JOYS OF SUMMER

Figuring out the surprising success of the Oakland A’s.

(Aug. 27, 2018 issue; online.)

PROVING GROUND

On what it’s like to play in MLB’s experiments in the Atlantic League.

(July 29th, 2019 issue; online.)

RISE AND FALL OF THE SAVE

On the origin story of the save, and why it matters.

(June 3rd, 2019 issue; online.)

HOME STRETCH

On Christian Yelich’s MVP offseason, forged by wildfire

(Jan. 28th, 2019 issue; online.)

online only:

BEYOND WORDS

On the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and other broken games

(June 17, 2019, more online).

CRASH COURSE

Driving the Nationals’ bullpen cart

(Mar. 11, 2019; more online.)

HEAD OF THE PAC

A teen’s New York Mets PAC

(Oct. 22, 2018; more online.)

BALL FOR ALL

The Women’s Baseball World Cup

(Sept. 10, 2018; more online.)


From Deadspin:

Elsewhere: essays + player comments in Baseball Prospectus’ Annual for 2017, 2018, 2019