Roy Halladay has only so many arms.
The case for a new perspective.
Here is a thoughtful read by Brian Joseph of Baseball Digest Daily. Brian’s top 5 among full-timers: Yadier Molina, Ryan Hanigan, Gerald Laird, Omir Santos, and Ramon Hernandez. His bottom 5: Jason Varitek, Josh Bard, Nick Hundley, Jorge Posada, and (last) Mike Napoli.
Objects in mirror are closer than they appear.
When do position players go pop?
Limelight is the best tonic.
Calling all Johnny Cueto owners.
What we can learn from the Cardinals.
Capturing both absolute and relative suckiness.
A burden shared is a burden halved.
A little bit of column A, a little bit of column B.
The last shall be first.
One team misses the party.
The fantasy version of “Wipeout.”
We crown a winner, and coin a phrase.
Have a bad day, win a prize!
The weekend issue of Heater is up. This week, we have augmented the pitcher pages with LIPS (Luck-Independent Pitching Stats), a form of Expected ERA invented by David Gassko that considers all types of batted balls (not merely GB/FB/LD but down to the level of infield vs. outfield flies and bunts) and all manner of […]
For THT subscribers, the latest issue of Heater is up! We have made an upgrade to the hitter pages: For each hitter, we now show the rank of his OPS—both his season-to-date OPS and “True Talent” OPS—among the players at his position in his league. This ranking not only draws your attention to candidates for […]
For THT subscribers, the latest issue of Heater is up, featuring a new “LABR Diary” by Derek Carty (currently in first place!), a slew of new names on the Minors page, and all the usual goodies for tracking your favorite teams (real or fantasy).
For THT subscribers, the 30-page weekend issue of Heater has been posted, with updated stats, match-ups, and projections, as well as the latest version of Wheelhouse. Happy reading!