Links from around the baseball blogosphere...
My Guide to Stats: Offense | Joe Posnanski
Posnanski offers up some interesting thoughts on offensive stats.
Prospectus Hit and Run: A Quality Stat, Better than Wins | Baseball Prospectus
Jay Jaffe defends the quality start metric.
Pitching helmets are coming | ESPN SweetSpot Blog
The Common Man of the Platoon Advantage argues that the day is coming when a pitcher wears a helmet.
MLB EloRater: Who Are the Best Players in MLB History? | Baseball Reference Blog
An awesome new community-based project from Baseball Reference, ranking the best players in history.
Hackin' Jose Reyes | Fangraphs
David Gobliewski dissects Jose Reyes' plate approach.
Striking gold with compensation picks | ESPN SweetSpot Blog
Dan Hennessey of Baseballin' On a Budget looked at steals that have been found with compensatory draft picks.
The sinister minister of the spitball | The Hardball Times
Mat Kovach looks at Frank Shellenback and the demise of the spitball.
Every Hall of Famer | Summer Anne Burton
Burton has set out to draw all 295 Hall of Famers on her blog, alongside anecdotes and interesting stats.
2+ Opening Day HRs Twice | Baseball Reference Blog
Some pretty good players on this list...
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