SaberSphere 4/17: Balls in Play, Harvey & the Nationals

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Today's SaberSphere shines a light on some articles about team building, Carl Crawford's new refined plate approach and the Mariners new investment. There's a ton of enjoyable writing enclosed below that'll help you fly through this week's hump day.

Should the pitchers have more blame or credit for their hits and outs? The Washington Nationals came into this season as favorites to run away with the NL East and were considered to be World Series contenders by many. Maybe a little bit too much hype? Take a look at some of the best articles here in Wednesday's SaberSphere.

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  • Miguel played 'SNL,' which featured a new Daft Punk commercial (with Pharrell and Nile Rogers) | Brooklyn Vegan
    Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream was one of my favorite albums last year. Two of the best songs from the record, 'Adorn' and 'How Many Drinks' were re-arranged and performed on Saturday Night Live this weekend. Miguel's stage presence is really something else and I can't wait to see him at the Made in America festival here in Philly. But otherwise, at Coachella, Daft Punk premiered a snippet of their first single off Random Access Memories, 'Get Lucky' featuring Pharrell and Nile Rogers. Supposedly, the French duo were at the festival to see the reaction of the festivalgoers resulting in countless rumors of them playing after Phoenix on Saturday night. I can't wait to hear the rest of this album. Take a listen to the absolutely infectious snippet.

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