Saber-porn. Essentially, an argument for wOBA over batting average using linear weights from 1915. Background and link to the original article here.
Chart describing how batters fare in every count. 2002-2010 MLB data was used in compiling this. (click to embiggen)
If the Astros don't eat any salary, they probably shouldn't expect much in return for their 32-year-old ace.
How the top-100 position players in baseball are distributed among the 30 teams. Based on the CHONE May update. Divided into three groups, top-20, 21-60, and 61-100. Brian Roberts and Desmond Jennings were excluded. Unsurprisingly, the Yankees--and more generally the big three of the AL East--blow everyone away. Click here to embiggen.