At Bat Flips and Nerds we appreciate that not all baseball fans salivate over every minute scrap of news on a daily [hourly?] basis. So for more normal baseball fans, here are a few of the main January storylines. AlthoughRead more
Tag: George Springer
San Francisco Giants: Free agents in the Bay?
Every club’s focus is fixed firmly on the 2021 season. Except maybe Dodgers fans, who are probably still hungover. The rest of us have already begun our free agent watch, or The Hot Stove as it’s commonly known, scrolling TwitterRead more
The Called First Pitch Strike – Why?
I have a few bugbears when I watch a game of Major League Baseball, I feel most of these are derived from the fact that I have never been taught how to play the game or faced something being thrownRead more
Early season stat leaders
You know that Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger lead MLB with 16 and 14 home runs respectively. Without doubt, it is an incredible tally this early in the season, but you might not realise that Twins’ outfielder Eddie Rosario orRead more
Trading Away Your Best
The ‘Hot Stove’ that is free agency has been rather cold this year, with neither of the top 2 players (Harper & Machado) having signed at the time of writing. But there have been numerous trades and plenty of tradeRead more
Clutching At Straws
Every time I watch an MLB game I feel like I hear commentators and fans say something like this, “This guy is the one you want on the plate in the pressure situation, he is a clutch hitter” or “HereRead more