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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...
Fake Teams | Jul 14th, 6:00pm
There are only a few teams seriously in the market for a closer, but a lot of guys who could be on the market. If you're a regular reader of my weekly Closer Rankings, you know I do two charts: Right-Now rankings and Rest-Of-Season rankings. It helps me differentiate...
Fake Teams | Jul 14th, 4:00pm
The Fake Teams staff is tackling midseason rankings by position, and first base is next up on the list. We've reached just past the midpoint of the season now with the All-Star break upon us, so what better time than now to look at each position and provide...
FanGraphs | Jul 12th, 2:15pm
Wade Miley was atrocious to begin the season, posting a 4.79 FIP in April. He turned it around in May, posting a 3.66 FIP. Then, the wheels fell off again, as he pitched his way to a 4.77 FIP in June. So far, he’s been very good in two July starts, seeing...
Razzball | Jul 9th, 5:00pm
Clayton Kershaw is no longer just dominating... Last week, I looked at the luckiest pitchers to date. Clayton Kershaw was not only the most "skillsy," but he was also slightly UN-lucky. Do you believe that?! His BABIP is actually the worst since 2008...
RotoBaller | Jul 9th, 10:30am
Watch Out For Pyrite When Mining For Gold This is the fourth in a series of articles in which we will evaluate potential fantasy baseball sleepers or slumpers by looking at deeper statistics and advanced sabermetrics. Today we are going to try and project...