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Carson Cistulli
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Carson Cistulli writes for FanGraphs, Hardball Times, and RotoSynthesis, in addition to serving as the expert for's Pick One Challenge. He holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts and teaches writing in Portland, Ore.

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Sabermetric Blogging and the Oinoanda Inscription

Posted January 12, 2010 | 16:55:47 (EST)

Note: Oinoanda is pronounced oy-NAN-da. Or, at least, it's probably pronounced that way.

In my darker moments -- that is, chiefly, between my last cup of coffee and first glass of the good stuff -- I sometimes find myself asking the most ridiculous questions. Questions like: "What does it all...

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Of Myers, Moehler, and the Limits of Snark

Posted January 11, 2010 | 13:36:52 (EST)

In the event that you haven't heard, the Houston Astros have gone and signed Brett Myers. The deal itself -- one-year, $5 million with an option for 2011 -- seems entirely reasonable to my semi-trained eye. As RotoGraphs' man on the scene David Golebiewski notes, Myers...

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On Being Wrong: A Sportswriting Manifesto in Brief

Posted December 11, 2009 | 01:07:09 (EST)

My wife believes that I'm wrong almost all the time. I, being a man, have a very different view of the matter. Which one of us holds the more reasonable opinion? you might wonder. I can't say for sure. I will add this, however: if it's reason we're talking about,...

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