CENTER FIELDERS Mike Trout Christian Yelich George Springer Jackie Bradley Jr. A.J. Pollock Adam Eaton Lorenzo Cain Charlie Blackmon Kevin Kiermaier Dexter Fowler Analysis: Fowler had a WAR of 4.2 and slashed .276/.393/.447, and has the 6th best OBP among outfielders since 2012. Kiermaier leads the MLB in DRS since 2015 with 67 and has a […]
RELIEF PITCHERS Andrew Miller Aroldis Chapman Zach Britton Kenley Jansen Wade Davis Mark Melancon Seung Hwan Oh Dellin Betances Jeurys Familia Will Harris Analysis: While you may be looking for closers in these rankings, saves are not the only category that matters, and do not even seem to matter. FIP, ERA and WHIP, the stats […]
Jamie Boss is another writer for the site and he will specialize as the “fantasy baseball guru.” Top 50 Fantasy Players Trout Betts Arenado Bryant Machado Altuve Goldy Kersh Harper Donaldson Scherzer Rizzo Corey Seager Miggy Trea Turner Correa Kluber Syndergaard Lindor Marte Blackmon Dozier Sale Freeman Cano Bumgarner Bogaerts Pollock Votto Arrieta Murphy Story […]
FIRST BASE Paul Goldschmidt Miguel Cabrera Joey Votto Anthony Rizzo Freddie Freeman Edwin Encarnacion Matt Carpenter Brandon Belt Chris Davis Jose Abreu Analysis: All three of the bottom players had rough stretches at the plate in 2016, all hit extremely well, but consistency and track record is much easier to find once you get to Matt Carpenter. […]
Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura passed away on Sunday morning in the Dominican Republic. Ventura was 25 years old. Photo from @jsleezer According to Sports Illustrated, in his last game he donned the names of other fallen baseball players, Oscar Taveras (2014) and Jose Fernandez (2016). http://atmlb.com/2j1vjYD (@MLB Twitter link)
Boba is a trendy beverage common among young adults that is inexpensive and delicious, combining shaved ice, flavored powder and soft, chewy “boba” balls. The drink combines flavor, fun and functionality. Just like wOBA… Weighted On-Base Average. Yes, you’re right it sounds a lot like On-Base Percentage, or Batting Average but “weighted,” whatever that means. […]
For the past few years, Brian Kenny has hosted a show on MLB Network called Top Ten Right Now, which provides a stat-based, machine-created list by “The Shredder.” The 1st base and SS lists are in another post. SECOND BASE Jose Altuve Robinson Cano Daniel Murphy Dustin Pedroia Ian Kinsler Jason Kipnis D.J. LeMahieu Brian […]
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