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Is Ozzie Albies the second coming of Andruw Jones?

In 1996, the Atlanta Braves were World Series Champions. They had beaten their American League clones, the Cleveland Indians, in six games the previous fall. 882 more words


2018 HoME Election Results

After only being able to induct three players last year, the Modern Era Committee and the BBWAA did us a solid, though not necessarily with the right players, by allowing us to add six players to the HoME in 2018. 2,137 more words


Seven Questions for the 2018 BBWAA Vote

So the Hall announcement will be shared in just a few hours on the MLB Network. And of course we have to chime in with a few pre-election thoughts. 2,950 more words

Barry Bonds

Filing A Strategic Ballot: A Miller and Eric Conversation

Miller and I both agree: Having a BBWAA vote would be amazing! But as people with a deeply analytical slant to our thinking, we sometimes enjoy the complexity of the puzzle as much as its solution. 3,194 more words

Barry Bonds

Grading the BBWAA Ballots, #196-197

In one of the last few BBWAA posts, I came really close to calling myself a baseball “analyst”. In fact, I wrote the word and then chose wisely to delete it. 1,362 more words

Edgar Martinez

The 2018 Miller and Eric Hall Ballot Reveal

Happy New Year, everyone! For your first 2018 treat, we reveal our Hall of Fame ballots today. It will come as a surprise to few when you see what’s below. 1,899 more words

Barry Bonds

Ronald Acuna, OF, Atlanta (12/18/97)

Acuna is considered by many to be a top 3 prospect in the game, in large part to a monster 2017 campaign that saw him play at High A, AA, and AAA, and getting better at each level. 355 more words