The Best of FanGraphs: October 5-9, 2015 by Paul Swydan October 10, 2015 Each week, we publish north of 100 posts on our various blogs. With this post, we hope to highlight 10 to 15 of them. You can read more on it here. The links below are color coded — green for FanGraphs, brown for RotoGraphs, dark red for The Hardball Times, orange for TechGraphs and blue for Community Research. MONDAY A Brief History of Ichiro Wanting to Pitch, by Jeff Sullivan This is both fun and cool. San Jose Strikes Out at the U.S. Supreme Court, by Nathaniel Grow This is neither fun nor cool. The Red Sox Fan Loyalty Quiz, by Bryan Cole Are you the right kind of Red Sox fan? How to Stream the 2015 MLB Playoffs, by Alec Denton There are many ways to watch. TUESDAY CC Sabathia and the Humanity of Athletes, by Dave Cameron Baseball isn’t everything. Arrieta-Cole, Objectively One of Best Playoff Matchups Ever, by Craig Edwards It didn’t end up living all the way up to the hype, but it was still pretty good. WEDNESDAY How the Astros Wound Up With a Bigger Zone, by Jeff Sullivan Jeff goes super in-depth again. Just killing it. Dallas Keuchel and the Heart, by August Fagerstrom This post saw August return to publishing articles at FanGraphs. Welcome back, August! It Finally Happened! Reviewing David Wiers’ 10 Bold Predictions for 2015, by David Wiers Thanks to some big news from David, this may end up being his final post at RotoGraphs. If so, it’s been a hell of a ride. Only six people have written more RotoGraphs posts than has David. Congrats, David! The 2015 Strike Zone, by Jon Roegele Class is back in session, with Professor Roegele, who breaks down the 2015 strike zone in its entirety. OK, the American League Really IS Sweden, by Rob Mains The real question is which American League player is Lisbeth Salander? THURSDAY The Delicious Unfairness of the Wild Card, by Matthew Kory Nothing is fair. Everything is fair. Statcast Data Limitations – Year-End Update, by Tony Blengino Tony checks back in on his earlier, also very insightful piece. MLB Announces New Clubhouse App Just in Time for the Postseason, by David G. Temple Major League Baseball knows what the internet is. FRIDAY Reviewing Adam McFadden’s Bold Predictions for 2015, by Adam McFadden Batting 5-for-10 for a cool .500, Adam had the best showing in the Bold Predictions department.