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Right handed power

What is the line that defines a right handed power hitter?

BB% and GB% standard deviations and performance

Controlling for the other variable, which is more important for performance? Walks or ground balls?

Teheran, Braves agree to extension

The Braves lock up another young asset to an extension that buys out some free agency time. Is Teheran a good bet to provide value?

Could the Orioles benefit from more grounders?

The Orioles' pitchers seem to like fly balls despite their disadvantages. Could a switch to a more grounder-centric strategy benefit the team?

K% and GB% and their effects on performance

If we can control for one variable, can we discover which affects performance more?

Are innings limits outdated?

Pitcher and team's well-being are at stake with the use of innings limits to determine a pitcher's workload.

Pitchers Expectations vs. Reality

Is there a secret to pitchers over performing?

Are Sabermetrics & the "Old School" really at war?

After a prominent TV announcer made incendiary remarks towards Sabermetrics, an influential member of the analytics "community" retorted, but does it mean the two sides should be in such a conflict?

The Absurdity of the Hold Statistic

Drew Storen's butcher job on Sunday amassed a dismal -0.449 Win Probability Added. He also earned the hold. It's the 10th worst hold by WPA terms since the stat was invented, and the 4th worst in a winning game. This and other reasons why the hold stat is absurd.

GIDP: The Underrated Production Killer

More on Grounding Into Double Plays (Starring J Torre, G Scott, M Lowell, E Karros, & B Robinson)

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