My ballot for the AL/NL RP of the Year for the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America.
When coming up with my ballot for 3 RP in each league, I used WAR and K/9 with the traditional stats such as ERA and WHIP. 459 more words
Today Major League Baseball formally announced their plans to hold the first ever “Players Weekend” later on this month, taking place August 25-27. An idea originally proposed back in mid-June, Players Weekend will feature a vast majority of MLB players wearing their very own nicknames on the back of their jerseys, MLB teams wearing colorful/non-traditional jerseys as an ode to youth baseball uniforms, and players being given the freedom to wear their own colorful and unique gear ranging from batting gloves, spikes, catching gear, bats, and more. 357 more words
The Pirates are a .500 team miraculously in contention for the National League Central title. Considering how weak the division is, the case could easily be made that even if the Pirates make the playoffs, they wouldn’t go far because they aren’t all that good of a team to begin with. 926 more words