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2014 Play of the Week - WK 2

As I did last year, I will once again be selecting one play each week through the 2014 season where I felt as though special movement was displayed. 1,191 more words


Season Overview

It’s finally here.  The season starts in less than 48 hours, which means it’s just about the last chance I’ll get to set expectations for the season before we start getting actual data.   1,508 more words


Re-Evaluating Player Value and Wins-Above-Replacement

Griffin Cohen


In recent years the baseball community has become increasingly fixated on Wins-Above-Replacement or WAR. This statistic can seemingly summarize and aggregate all the contribution a player makes for his team. 1,024 more words

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Player Evaluation: Alex Gordon

(Sorry for the lack of blogs recently. Been extremely busy getting ready to go back to school next week)

At first glance, just by looking at a slash line of .280/.356/.436/.791, you would think very solid solid, slightly above average MLB player.   528 more words

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Player Evaluation: Aroldis Chapman

(Check out the slider at the 0:30 mark – unreal)

Sorry I have been spotty with the blogs, been pretty busy and haven’t gotten a chance to write many blogs.   602 more words

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