I am a Chicagoan working in Finance. I like Finance, but I love baseball. I have loved sports, especially fantasy sports and statistics, since I was a little kid. I'm a huge fan of the Cubs, and a big-time fantasy baseball and football player.
With average exit velocity being one of the quickest underlying metrics to stabilize, we can continue to rely on it as we near the ...
by Fantasy in Thu, Jul 4
After a two-week break, we are back in action with the players that have the underlying data to support positive or negative regression. For ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Jun 26
We continue our dive into the myriad of data at FanGraphs, Baseball Savant, and Brooks Baseball to determine if a pitcher's success or failure ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Jun 7
It's hard to believe that we are over two months into the baseball season. Memorial Day has come and gone, serving as our first ...
by Fantasy in Tue, Jun 4
Since this article has a parody video in it (just wait until the end), I figured I would also do a parody from Alanis ...
by Fantasy in Tue, May 28
We continue onwards and upwards with our players subjected to optimism or pessimism. Data continues to stabilize, meaning that strikeouts and walks are becoming ...
by Fantasy in Tue, May 21
I've talked a lot about weather in this segment, so let's stay on brand. For Mother's Day, I thought it would be a great ...
by Fantasy in Tue, May 14
One of the best in the industry, Paul Sporer, put together a list of pitcher selection changes. For his podcast on the changes, go ...
by Fantasy in Mon, May 6
Logan Forsythe went 1-for-3 with a two-run scoring single on Sunday against the White Sox. The Twins won 5-4.
Francisco Lindor went 1-for-4 with a walk on Sunday against the Royals, hitting a solo homer and scoring twice. The Tribe won 2-1.
Trevor Bauer relieved Carlos Carrasco in Sunday’s season finale against the Royals, tossing the final four innings of the game. He shut the Royals out, allowing just two hits and striking out two. The Tribe won 2-1, giving Bauer the save.
Carlos Carrasco went five innings (as planned) in the season’s finale against the Royals, allowing just one run. He permitted three hits and two walks while striking out six. The Tribe’s 2-1 win improved Carrasco’s record to 17-10.
Jorge Polanco went 3-for-5 with three singles on Saturday against the White Sox. He drove in a run and scored twice in the 8-3 victory.
Michael Brantley went 1-for-4 on Saturday with a run scored against the Royals. The Royals defeated the Tribe 9-4.
Yan Gomes received stitches on his thumb after getting struck by the barrel of a bat Saturday against the Royals, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. He is expected to be ready for the ALDS on Thursday.
Jose Ramirez went 3-for-4 on Saturday, hitting a solo shot and double. He finished the day with two runs and an RBI in the 9-4 defeat at the hands of the Royals.
Brad Hand tossed the final inning of Saturday's 9-4 defeat against the Royals, walking two batters and striking out one.
Francisco Lindor (56)
Cody Allen (56)
Jose Ramirez (52)
Edwin Encarnacion (44)
Yonder Alonso (42)
Kelvin Herrera (38)
Andrew Miller (35)
Chicago Cubs 1998 Wildcard Playoff Game