Giancarlo Stanton has hit the DL with a hamstring issue. To add insult to that injury, he injured his hamstring on the last of five hitless at-bats. Couldn’t have tried to leg out an infield hit in the first, Giancarlo? Jerk… I won’t pretend to know how serious the injury
As we come to a close with our platoon advantage series it pays to take a step back and look at the whole series in the big picture. What the platoon advantage really does is offer you another strategy in how to use your bench. There are a few major
In one of my previous articles, I mentioned Diamond Dollars by Vince Gennaro. One of the concepts he is famous for advancing is the idea of the “platoon advantage.” Like Moneyball before it, Diamond Dollars is a study (in part) on how a team can best use its financial resources.
I actually had to settle an internal debate with myself as to how to handle outfielders. Some leagues go with generic outfielders while others break them down by position. I chose the later. Mind you, when classifying these guys it was not an exact science. What I tried to do