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FanGraphs | Jul 29th, 12:15pm
Yesterday, I used Jeff Zimmerman‘s recently published xBABIP table to identify five trade targets, with the underlying assumption that they have suffered from poor BABIP fortune, which is likely to reverse over the final two months of the season. Today,...
FanGraphs | Jul 28th, 12:15pm
On Friday, Jeff Zimmerman published the calculated xBABIP marks using his new equation incorporating Inside Edge data. While we are well aware that we remain far away from a perfect xBABIP equation as some commenters pointed out what’s missing, it’s...
FanGraphs | Jul 25th, 1:15pm
This past offseason, I found an xBABIP equation which correlated better than just BABIP when looking at season 1 to season 2 values . By using the the new Inside Edge data and player speed score, I kept the process  simple yet accurate. I have tweeted...
FanGraphs | Jul 23rd, 2:15pm
Over the past two seasons (2013 – 2014), only nineteen qualified starters have posted a FIP lower than Lance Lynn’s 3.29. He’s been better than Gio Gonzalez, Kris Medlen, Doug Fister, and Homer Bailey, using FIP. I feel like most, if not,...
Razzball | Jul 19th, 5:00pm
As I mentioned in my first/intro OPS post, we're looking at OPS differential by using expected (x)Homerun and expected (x)BABIP differentials. If you like Captain Planet or laser beams, or want to understand my general approach, then I recommend a...
Fake Teams | Jul 16th, 3:00pm
Fake Teams continues its coverage of the midseason position rankings with the top-25 third basemen. Next up in our line of midseason position rankings is third base. The hot corner has been a surprising source of power in the first half, but not everyone...
FanGraphs | Jul 16th, 1:15pm
Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs should be in the middle of a breakout season. At least, that’s what his peripherals seem to suggest. Through 96 innings, Skaggs has posted a less-than-stellar 4.50 ERA. His 3.55 FIP, however, suggests that he should have been...