Statcast is pretty new to the larger sabermetric scene but it’s uses are already becoming relevant, in particular to the fantasy baseball world. The vast amount of data can be intimidating to parse and draw conclusions on. 1,047 more words
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This week’s statistical dive looks at a surging youngster, a weakened fantasy ace and the potential second-half decline of a prized backstop.
Jake Lamb’s league-leading slugging percentage through the past 30 days… 501 more words
Gregory Polanco hit a pair of homers, driving in 3 as the surging Pirates beat the Cardinals, 4-2.
Junior Guerra threw 7 1/3 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits and no runs, striking out 7 Nationals to earn the 1-0 decision for the Brewers. 1,002 more words
Major League Baseball has been around for well over a century, but it still finds new ways to entertain us.
This week, for example, we have two events, both involving two-run home runs, that cover the range from sublime to ridiculous–though opinions about which is which may legitimately vary. 463 more words
Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run home run during Monday’s game against the Brewers. He was credited with an RBI single.
In a rare baserunning mistake, Realmuto passed Marcell Ozuna on his home run trot while Ozuna was returning to first base to tag. 123 more words
This is part one of a three-part series of articles that will be released weekly, previewing the upcoming 2016 season for the Miami Marlins.
When a team finishes 71-91, logic would say that they would make a ton of acquisitions to spruce up the team. 1,576 more words