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Young baseball player crushes a home run directly into the unluckiest moving car

Never drive near the outfield wall of a baseball field — it’s a pretty solid rule to live by.

Jack Tannehill of Oxford, Miss., went to a nearby baseball field with his dad, Rhea, to take some extra swings. 114 more words

MLB

FG: Is Brian Dozier's Power Repeatable?

Earlier this week, I took an in-depth look at Brian Dozier’s power output from last year, and found that his home run rate and success on BIP both look headed for a downturn. You can read more here.

FanGraphs

The best things about Spring Training

Pitchers and catchers have begun reporting to their respective camps, which can only mean one thing: baseball is almost close to starting up again!

Pretty soon your favorite websites (like here!) and newspaper sports sections will be nothing but pictures of guys down in Florida and Arizona with every article being some variation of, “Player X is in the best shape of his life!” 734 more words

HOT TAKES

Changing Dynamics of HR and SB Distribution in MLB

Last time, we looked at how broad level statistical changes might be affecting fantasy values in the pitching pool. This post will examine some trends on the hitting side. 789 more words

Fantasy Baseball

Coors Field: A Laboratory of Innovation

     Coors Field is unlike any other sports venue in professional sports in the way that it tangibly affects on-field outcomes. Due to the high altitude in Denver, the air is thinner so the ball carries further. 1,158 more words

I want to play poker with Mark Trumbo's agent

Mark Trumbo led the majors in homers with 47 last season, his walk year.

He wound up re-signing with the Orioles for $37.5 million over three years. 169 more words

MLB

The MLB's Home Run Problem

      On January 25, 2015, Rob Manfred replaced Bud Selig as the commissioner of Major League Baseball. At the end of Selig’s tenure, run totals were plummeting due to new, run-limiting trends in the game ( 1,214 more words