Two interesting sabermetric tidbits that I found share-worthy came up over the last few days:
The fantastic Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger is now writing for Baseball Prospectus, and his first column made an excellent point about defensive metrics:
Which brings me to the idea of defensive metrics. [...]
Dan Brewer has had a hot 40 ABs so far in AAA but the .500 BABIP may have had something to do with that… Justin Maxwell continues to strikeout at a dizzying rate. Combined with Jorge Vazquez, Kevin Russo and [...]
Matt took a look at this yesterday, and I thought it might be useful to follow up my analysis on A-Rod’s plate discipline from last week with a quick look at what he’s done since then.
In my previous post, Alex Rodriguez was coming off a week in which he’d “hit” [...]
A comment in the RAB Open Thread from last night caught my eye, particularly this part:
Then Mike Lupica comes on and opens with a segment on Jeter which was probably the dumbest of the many Jeter segments I’ve heard so far this season. Don LaGreca cited OPS and Lupica was like “don’t get [...]
Following a much needed day off after playing 16 straight games, the Yankees get back to business tonight at the Stadium for a three-game set against the Royals (18-16), who have probably been the second-biggest surprise in the American League save the AL Central-leading Indians.
Pretty much everyone expected the Royals would bring up the [...]
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