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Articles by Category: sabermetrics
Sabermetrics Glossary: Exit Velocity
By Jon Anderson on January, 30th 2020

Every batted ball in a baseball game is hit with a certain velocity, and Major League Baseball has been tracking all of those velocities for all games since the 2015 season. We now have the ability to go see exactly … read more »

Sabermetrics Glossary: wOBA
By Jon Anderson on January, 29th 2020

Weighted On-base Average (wOBA) has become one of the most frequently cited “sabermetrics” in baseball over the recent years. Like most of these advanced metrics, it is not nearly as complicated as it seems. wOBA is similar to on-base percentage … read more »

Sabermetrics Glossary: Launch Angle
By Jon Anderson on January, 28th 2020

Every batted ball in a baseball game is hit at a certain angle, and Major League Baseball has been tracking all of those angles for all games since the 2015 season. This is one of the easier advanced statistics to … read more »

Late-Season Streaks & Swoons (2020 Fantasy Baseball)
By Carmen Maiorano on November, 22nd 2019

I get it – fantasy football is front and center by September. You may have missed some drastic changes in trends in the last month of the season and it’s my job to point out the main ones. I have … read more »

Next Gen Stats for Week 6 (2019 Fantasy Football)
By Nicholas Gerli on October, 9th 2019

Welcome back for another iteration of Next Gen Stats! With five down, our sample size keeps growing, which will help us make some accurate conclusions. Let’s see what the Next Gen Stats say about players on your roster or waiver … read more »

Next Gen Stats for Week 4 (2019 Fantasy Football)
By Nicholas Gerli on September, 25th 2019

How should you approach the waiver wire this week? What should you do with that mid-round pick who’s struggled through three weeks? Next Gen Stats are here to help. Dig into the talking points below and feel free to ask … read more »

Next Gen Stats for Week 3 (Fantasy Football)
By Nicholas Gerli on September, 18th 2019

Looking for advice tailored to your team? Check out our awarding-winning My Playbook tool. My Playbook allows you to synch your team for free in seconds. It offers personalized advice for fantasy owners including a Start/Sit Assistant, Waiver Wire Assistant … read more »

Next Gen Stats for Week 2 (Fantasy Football)
By Nicholas Gerli on September, 11th 2019

Week 1 was chock-full of surprises, especially at the wide receiver position. Now that we’re heading into Week 2, how should fantasy members cut through all the noise and decide which players are deserving of waiver bids or trade offers? … read more »

By The Numbers: Marcell Ozuna, Jose Berrios, Nicholas Castellanos
By Andrew Gould on August, 29th 2019

Marcell Ozuna ranks in MLB’s 95th percentile or better in exit velocity and hard-hit rate as well as expected batting average, slugging, and wOBA. No advanced metrics are needed to appreciate the outfielder’s campaign. After a breakout 2017 made way … read more »

Statcast Risers & Fallers: Week 22 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Nicholas Gerli on August, 27th 2019

This will be the last iteration of Statcast risers and fallers for the year. As a result, we’ll focus on lower-owned players that could be available on waivers in most leagues. Import your team to My Playbook for instant Waiver … read more »