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The Pirates $1.2 Million Hunter Pence

Hunter Pence was paid $16 million by the San Francisco Giants this season. Here are his numbers:

Batting Average: .277

On-Base Percentage: .332

Slugging Percentage:  .445… 69 more words

Vanguard after the Revolution

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Here is Bill James on one of his favorite words and causes: “Bullshit.”

“Bullshit has tremendous advantages over knowledge. Bullshit can be created as needed, on demand, without limit.  3,835 more words

Joe Posnanski

The Book, Playing the Percentages in Baseball

I have always thought a hobby was supposed to be fun.  It was supposed to be something to pass your time and make you forget the everyday grind.   422 more words


Searching for a Postseason Fatigue Effect


If you had to pick one specific topic as baseball’s most prominent overarching narrative over the past couple years, there’s a good chance you would say “pitcher injuries”.   1,659 more words

Tom Starita’s Guide To Finding the Perfect Wife

Let’s get the elephant out of the way. I know what you’ve been thinking since the moment you read the title of this piece,

“Hey Tom, how the hell can you claim to be the marriage expert? 1,715 more words

Story Time With Tom Starita

FOX Sports 1 Will Air "Sabermetric" Broadcast Of NLCS Game 1

These days sabermetrics is all we hear about in major league baseball, even though this way of analyzing the game as been around for a long time it really only hit the main-stream with the release of the movie… 92 more words