With Opening Day getting underway, I wanted to have some fun and look back at the last four full seasons (2016-2019) to see who are some guys that historically get out to hot starts. To define hot starts, I looked atRead more
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What infield OAA tells us about shortstops?
As I have stated previously the Infield Outs Above Average (OAA) metrics available on Baseball Savant contains a plethora of information. You can look at individuals and not only see their overall defensive value but you can breakdown the individualsRead more
Who have been the second-half comeback kids?
After the dog days of the offseason, and then the seemingly never-ending schedule of meaningless Spring Training games, the regular season arrived and demanded the complete attention of the baseball world. By the end of April, the following was true…Read more