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Projecting X: How To Forecast Baseball Player Performance

April 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Learn the secrets to projecting baseball player performance and dominate your fantasy draft!In Projecting X: How to Forecast Baseball Player Performance, FanGraphs expert Mike Podhorzer takes you on a journey through the process of projecting baseball player performance. As he walks you through an assortment of both basic and advanced metrics, citing various pieces of […]

Remembering Nick Adenhart

April 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The following is an excerpt from Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley, which I wrote in 2009 about a college summer league team, the New Market Rebels. Preparations were well under way for the Rebel season when Nick Adenhart, who happened to be from my home of Williamsport, MD was killed three years […]

“High & Tight” Minicasts to Return Soon

August 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Due to technical difficulties and Hurricane Irene, we haven’t been able to record any new episodes of “High & Tight,” but that will soon change.  We’re expecting to be able to resume our minicasts on Monday, September 5 and will record at least five episodes a week for the rest of the season (and possibly […]

Seamheads.com to Debut “High & Tight” Minicasts

July 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

We at Seamheads.com are proud and happy to announce a new feature that we hope you’ll enjoy.  Starting on Monday, July 18, we’ll be adding “High & Tight,” a series of audio minicasts of approximately five minutes in length that will contain news, notes, scores, highlights, injuries and other baseball-related tidbits from around the major […]

Censorship The Hall Of Fame Way

January 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Did you hear about the new edition of “Tom Sawyer” and “Huckleberry Finn” in which there is no evidence that Mark Twain ever used the word “nigger”? If seeing that word here–in any context–bothers you, stop reading this now, go out and buy the latest Bowdlerized edition of a literary classic, and have a nice […]

Remembering Ron

December 4, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

It’s been hours now since the news of our beloved Chicago icon has hit the airwaves, and we’ve all dealt with the passing in various ways. When I first got the news, my initial thought was “I have to be at Wrigley. I have to be home.” I’ve spent the majority of today in thought […]

Yankees & Jeter: Where Business Meets Baseball

November 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Pretend for a moment that you are the general manager of a Major League Baseball team. You have a bunch of money coming off the books this offseason, and your job is simple: Get your team to the World Series. As you enter the offseason, you have your priorities. In your particular situation, you need […]

Deadline Day for Draftees is Quickly Approaching

August 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With a mere 11 days to go until the deadline for 2010 draftees to reach agreement with their respective teams there are a number of interesting stories worth monitoring. As of this morning, 25 of the first 50 picks have yet to sign a contract – including 7 of the first 10. The surprising part […]

PureSim Baseball 3 Smacks a Hard Double to the Gap

July 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

I was recently contacted by the folks at Wolverine Studios and asked if I wanted to take a look at PureSim Baseball 3, the latest version of the PureSim Baseball franchise. I’ve been playing baseball simulations since 1985 when I stumbled across MicroLeague Baseball in my Street & Smith’s season preview magazine, so I was […]

Touring The Bases With…Ken Henderson

July 15, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

“The press started to build me up pretty heavily, and the thing that they used to write quite often was that I was the next Willie Mays, which I don’t think was the right thing to do. I don’t care if a player is black or white, it doesn’t make any difference, there was nobody […]

Touring The Bases With…Kristyne A. Haver

June 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Kristyne A. Haver CPA, is the Controller for the Reading Phillies located in Reading, Pennsylvania.  They have been an Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies since 1967.  They are in the Eastern League. SEAMHEADS: What does your job consist of?  What are your responsibilities? KRISTYNE: My job title is Controller.  Mainly, I’m in charge of all […]

Mirabelli, Indians Plan To Be “Aggressive” In Draft

May 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The First Year Player Draft for Major League Baseball is quickly approaching.  This year the first round of the draft will be carried live on TV on Monday night June 7th and then the rest of the draft will be completed on Tuesday June 8th and Wednesday June 9th. As the draft clock gets closer […]