The Smallest Sample Size
Game recaps with a sabermetric bent.
Last year only seven forty-year-old players played in the majors. A look at the seasoned players ready to contribute in 2016.
Mark Trumbo is moving to right field in part because he's more comfortable having his glove handy in the direction where balls tend to tail toward the foul pole. If this is real, can we see this in other players' defensive numbers?
Paul Goldschmidt carried Arizona to a win last night with an incredibly clutch pair of homers but there were a couple other batters who also had multi-homer games. Recap last night's games through a win probability scope!
Yu Darvish keeps topping himself. This time striking out 15 Astros while flirting with a no-hitter up until the eighth inning. Meanwhile, Mat Latos, Hiroki Kuroda, Cole Hamels and more were also able to pitch eight or more innings of dominant ball.