This isn’t how rebuilds are supposed to work. You trade away a bunch of talent, you play poorly for a few years, and if everything goes right, the players you got in the trade blossom into a core of talent that you can build around. Right? So how on Earth did the Oakland Athletics trade […]
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Matt Cain had one of the greatest pitching performances we’ll see in decades.
There have been 41 no-hitters in the past 20 years. What do they have in common?
A vector spray chart that separates fly ball batters from their ground ball brethren.
Already hitting at a great pace, Matt Kemp’s month was one for the ages.
20 games in April shouldn’t be enough to significantly change your impression of a team.
Using z-scores to adjust for differences in talent spread.
Improving “plus stats” with standard deviations.
Fun with Hit Tracker Online’s home run tracking calculations.
Making sense of the shocking Cespedes signing.
How strong are the links?