Ben Carter asks a very valid question. When we think of underrated players in the game of baseball, the mind tends to go to guys with undervalued skills, whether that be defense (Kevin Kiermaier), plate discipline (Ben Zobrist) or durability (Mark Buehrle). Generally, we don’t tend to think of perennial MVP candidates who have comfortably … More Is Josh Donaldson Underrated?
It’s 5pm on a warm summers evening, I’m in the kitchen organising which of the best meatballs I will be piling onto my plate for this evenings meal. On the windowsill is my iPad, on the screen is an animated MLB logo, below the logo is one line of text “Your game will begin shortly”. … More The Way I Watch
According to RotoChamp the Padres rotation will be as follows: 1. Jhoulys Chacin – 4.07 ERA 2. Clayton Richard – 4.14 ERA 3. Trevor Cahill – 4.14 ERA 4. Christian Friedrich – 4.14 ERA 5. Luis Perdomo – 4.77 ERA Do you see the trend already? Yep, a rotation that all have ERAs over 4. … More All Filler, No Killer
Darius Austin is back to introduce the hottest GB talent in the MiLB – a few to keep your eye on this season. … More Five GB Baseball Players to Watch in 2017
After his poor 2015 season, the Baseball Prospectus 2016 Annual projected Hanley Ramirez to slash a respectable .274/.341/.460 with 20 HRs, the final line of his write up said: “now he’s moving to first base, where the ball will come his way even more often. What could possibly go wrong?” With regards to his move … More Give Pablo A Chance
2010: I was in a Royal Air Force helicopter, a Merlin Mk3 to be precise. I was flying through Helmand province in Afghanistan, it was Operation HERRICK. I was a helicopter crewman (Imagine the guy on the gun in the Huey on all those Vietnam films). Flying at 100ft and 140 knots (160mph) was exciting, … More I am invincible
First we have to set some ground rules, after a quick Play Index here is what I found. There were 26 instances found, I decided that players needed either a K or give up no runs to be eligible. 4 categories of position players pitching would be assessed on. Innings Pitched Leverage Type of Outs … More 2016 Position Player Pitching Leaderboard
Reports in the States suggest that MLB will go for a big bang with their first London series. Drab killjoy John McGee wants to rain on that parade. … More Red Sox – Yankees in London? No Thanks.
Stick or Twist? Time for Dayton Moore to play Blackjack. … More What Next for the Royals?
As the world collectively weeps, Trader Dave gets to work. … More Dave Dombrowski – Last Totem of the West