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WAR 25, Part VIII: The 25 Best MLB Position Players of the 1940′s

I’ve decided to start ranking the best MLB players per decade, using their WAR number. I figured I’d compile all this in an ongoing series, as I couldn’t find anywhere online that ranked players by WAR by decade. 227 more words

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Little Warrior: Jose Altuve

If you were to ask me to give one good comment about the Astros over the last 3-4 seasons, I’d say this ‘at least we have Altuve.’ … 654 more words

Houston Astros

Week of July 21, 2014

The answer isn’t (just) steroids/PEDs: Barry Bonds was better than anybody at hitting a baseball.

This is 28-point list of Barry Bonds hitting stats that are hard to imagine, yet it happened. 833 more words

Baseball

WAR 25, Part VII: The 25 Best MLB Position Players of the 1930′s

I’ve decided to start ranking the best MLB players per decade, using their WAR number. I figured I’d compile all this in an ongoing series, as I couldn’t find anywhere online that ranked players by WAR by decade. 233 more words

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Questioning USCF

During a conversation with the Legendary Georgia Ironman he mentioned the importance of a player leaving the “provisional” rating behind and obtaining a “regular” rating. The transference gives the player a little creditability; it is a first step on the path. 987 more words

GOOD NEWS! Liriano has NOT Improved all that much

Francisco Liriano has not pitched a whole lot better in his first two starts since the All-Star break than he did in the first half of the season. 470 more words

Ike Davis IS the Answer at First-Base

Would you be pleased with the production of Pirate first-baseman Ike Davis, if just three more of his fly-outs had gone for Home Runs – and nothing else about his hitting was any different? 1,118 more words