ESPN Insider: Nate Silver of Baseball Prospectus on A-Rod

This 2009 team photo seems oddly emotional in some way, doesn't it? Getty Images

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Nate Silver: approaching "brand name" writer status, because of fivethirtyeight and Baseball Prospectus. (Good interview with him here.) Alex Rodriguez: been "brand name" for over a decade. In this new ESPN Insider piece, the two converge, as Silver writes about A-Rod. () It's interesting stuff. Also interesting: Peter Keating on A-Rod and Shaun Assael on Rodriguez and the Hall of Fame.