I’m currently in the middle of a massive mid-season rankings project. However, I had to take a break and write an article about the findings I unearthed about Matt Holliday’s curiously woeful and uncharacteristic first half. Here we go.
Homer Bailey’s no-hitter on Tuesday marked the fourth time in the history of the National League that a pitcher has thrown 2 straight no-hitters – not two consecutive starts, but the last two no-hitters that the National League has seen. He joins Warren Spahn, Sandy Koufax and Johnny Vander Meer
Cole Hamels might be perhaps my favorite pitcher in Major League Baseball. His awful first half to date pains me every night. Hamels was of course my Cy Young pick for the National League, and also was my #3 Starting Pitcher in the preseason – behind Clayton Kershaw and Stephen
In my ever increasing attempts to rid the fantasy baseball landscape of broad paint brush stroke analysis on batting average on balls in play, I bring you “The BABIP Monologues.” Justin Verlander and the Myth of Bad Luck Justin Verlander has been quite awful this season in terms of ERA
Lately I’ve been talking a lot about a recent study by Baseball Prospectus’ Russell Carleton in which he establishes the point at which certain statistics stabilize. I’ve been using it to look at the statistics that have passed their stabilization point already this season to identify some guys who have
It is hard for the discerning baseball fan to cull through the mountains of data that follow baseball players these days. A simple look at Baseball Reference, Baseball Prospectus, or Fangraphs can send you through a tailspin. Let’s face it, many of us are beyond obsessed when it comes to