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TOP TEN CLUBHOUSE LEADERS

We often hear managers, coaches, and scouts refer to what they call “the intangibles” when they refer to players. And this is something (finally) that StatCast can’t measure. 690 more words

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BEHIND THE DEMISE OF A PRETTY GOOD PITCHER.....

Nothing epitomizes the horror and disappointment of the Detroit Tigers this season than the all but invisible – though highly paid – performance of Justin Verlander… 270 more words

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THE CURIOUS NATURE OF NO HITTER PITCHERS

Last night, the fifth no hitter of the 2015 season was thrown by Mike Fiers  (right) against the Dodgers. Based on his 22-28 3.57 ERA over five seasons, 250 more words

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AND FOR SOME, THE DREAM NEVER DIES.......

My previous post highlighted a side of life we seldom see or think about for the 1,200 players who make it to “The Show”. Now, let’s take a look at the ones who never make it….the ones who are still chasing the dream. 254 more words

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ON THE 0.000003428 PERCENT OF THE U.S POPULATION........I

On any given day, the above percent of the United States population can be classified as Major League ballplayers (40 man roster X 30 teams). In scientific notation, that number would be represented as 3.428 X 10 to the negative seventh power. 382 more words

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BITS AND PIECES - THE TRADE DEADLINE!

We get all worked up about this trade deadline thing and often forget that some of the biggest “trades” have been made after the July 31 deadline via the waiver clause……but let’s take a look at what’s transpired so far looking at the impact…….or overall non-impact of these changes of scenery for some of the big names dealt so far…… 184 more words

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LET'S GET THIS STRAIGHT - De GROM IS THE ACE

It all boils down to this……..if one game meant everything and your season was on the line…….which Met starter would you send out there (today!)? 200 more words

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