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By bucking rookie manager history, Dave Roberts would be making history

By Cary Osborne

There’s this long-standing narrative in baseball about a rookie manager having to earn his stripes or needing some sort of prior big league managerial experience before he can guide a team to a World Series or even bigger, a World Series title. 363 more words


No easy answers

Fangraphs posted this interesting note. I’m not a big believer that FIP, just like ERA, it’s not a perfect metric. But, this is interesting.

St. Louis Cardinals are at the top, with an ERA of 2.99.

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Keidel: Mets' Collins Deserved A Lot More Love From The Writers

By Jason Keidel
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He doesn’t have geek chic glasses. He doesn’t ride a bike to work. He’s not reviving a moribund program in Chicago, on the back end of a century-long, goat-infested World Series drought. 709 more words


Palladino: No Shame In Collins' Third-Place Finish For NL Manager Of Year

By Ernie Palladino
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If Terry Collins wanted to, he could regard November as something less than his favorite month.

On Nov. 549 more words


Does Terry Collins Deserve To Be NL Manager of The Year?

By: Paul DiSclafani

On Tuesday, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) will announce the National League Manager of the Year, selecting from three candidates:  Joe Maddon from the Cubs, Mike Matheny from the Cardinals and Terry Collins from the Mets. 531 more words


Risks to signing Zack Greinke

Baseball’s offseason is already off to a hot start, as potential Cy Young Award-winner Zack Greinke opted out of his contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers to become a free agent. 350 more words

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Matheny Named Finalist For NL Manager Of Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper is one of three finalists for the NL MVP award from teams that failed to make the playoffs. 277 more words