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Jake Arrieta hit a monster 465-foot home run off Zack Greinke in his first spring at-bat

Former Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta had quite the task for his first Cactus League at-bat of the spring. He’d be facing another Cy Young Award winner in Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke. 121 more words

MLB

Sports Data: Barry Bonds Home Runs & White Sox Attendance

By Maura Biedron

This interactive graphic shows the number of home runs made by Barry Bonds each year from 1986-2007.

Throughout Barry’s career, he played for two major league teams. 383 more words

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