R.J. Anderson

CBS Sports Staff /

Baseball's next Moneyball concept: turning internet writers into prospect scouts

Teams have altered who they hire as scouts, tapping writers with backgrounds in advanced metrics

Matt Boyd reportedly wins rotation spot as Tigers send Anibal Sanchez to the bullpen

The Tigers are rolling with youth at the back of the rotation and reportedly looking to trade Mike Pelfrey

Tim Tebow faced Nationals ace Max Scherzer and it did not go well

Tebow struck out twice against Scherzer and got a taste of an elite fastball

Cory Abbott throws first perfect game in Loyola Marymount history

Abbott struck out 13 while throwing 106 pitches in the dominant outing

Kinsler criticizes Puerto Rican, Dominican WBC teams for showing emotion, passion

Kinsler says Team USA shows its passion in a different way

2017 World Baseball Classic final weather update: Skies clear for USA vs. Puerto Rico

Tuesday night's semifinal included rain, but conditions should be much better for the championship game

Phillies World Series-winning manager Dallas Green dies at 82

Green pitched, managed and served as a baseball executive

Rays could reportedly trade another pitcher, and there's a likely candidate

Erasmo Ramirez is apparently the most likely candidate to go

Blue Jays reportedly nearing multiyear extension with manager John Gibbons

Gibbons has led the Blue Jays to three winning seasons in a row

R.J. Anderson joined CBS Sports in 2016. He previously wrote for Baseball Prospectus, where he contributed to five of the New York Times bestselling annuals. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and Baseball America, as well as on ESPN.com and Wired.com.