A while back, I was tagged in a Twitter thread talking about the predictive/sticky nature of hard hit balls for pitchers. The reason behind that discussion was the Cleveland pitcher Shane Bieber. Last season, he put up some fantastic numbersRead more
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Wave goodbye to the Rays in pinstripes
Hot on the heels of Stephen Strasburg committing his future to Washington, the New York Yankees flexed their financial biceps to secure the services of the former Pirates and Astros workhorse, Gerrit Cole. The deal will earn the 29-year-old anRead more
The Nationals are going to be just fine, even though some guy left this offseason
If you’re vaguely aware of baseball and somehow missed the fact that the Washington Nationals lost some guy whose name rhymes with Nice Sharper this offseason, that’s actually pretty impressive. But you-know-who, who spent seven great years in D.C., signedRead more
How would a free agent club fare in 2019?
It is the baseball offseason. A time for checking the heat on the hot stove every few hours, counting down the days until pitchers and catchers and devouring any baseball related content to get us through the winter. Well, weRead more
Will there be a Triple Crown winner this season?
There hasn’t been a Triple Crown winner in baseball since 2012, when Miguel Cabrera picked up the trophy, with a batting average .330, 44 home runs and 139 runs batted in. Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander were the last playersRead more