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John Dewan's Stat of the Week

Who's the May Defensive Player of the Month?

By Mark SimonPrior to 2019, Cody Bellinger had established himself as a good defensive player, showing himself to be capable at both first base and center field. But this season, Bellinger has shown himself to be a great defensive player. Bellinger is the Sports Info Solutions Defensive Player of the Month for May. He joins Lorenzo [...]

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The Dodgers' Dominant Defense

By Mark Simon The Dodgers are poised to not just dominate the NL West again, but to dominate all of baseball in defensive performance. The Dodgers lead MLB with 62 Defensive Runs Saved. The next-closest team entering Thursday is the Astros with 45. What’s impressive about the Dodgers is that they’ve done this after they let standout [...]

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Despite Yet Another Shifting Surge, Hitters Still Haven't Beaten It

In recent weeks, we’ve heard a couple of broadcasts mention that hitters are doing a better job against the shift. As well they should, because as the shift becomes more and more common—this year's prorated full-season total is nearly 10,000 more shifts on balls in play than last season, which was a record 34,000—hitters [...]

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Stat of the Week: Who is the World's No. 1 Starting Pitcher

By Mark Simon The role of the starting pitcher in 2019 is a little different than it was 20, 10, or even five years ago. Pitchers are rarely asked to go long into games as deep bullpens allow managers to pursue the most favorable matchups at the end of games. But the role of starting pitcher is [...]

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Who is March & April's Defensive Player of the Month

By MARK SIMONBrewers center fielder Lorenzo Cain’s game-ending home run-robbing catch against Jose [...]

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Projecting The Day's Best Value Performers

By Patrick Rowley A couple weeks ago Sports Info Solutions tweeted a poll asking followers to guess who [...]

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The Deepest Position in the 2019 NFL Draft

By Bryce RosslerDefensive line is the deepest position in the 2019 NFL Draft.Between interior and edge players, there are 16 players in the SIS Football Rookie Handbook that we project to develop into either a high-level starter or Pro Bowler.Alabama’s Quinnen Williams and Houston’s Ed Oliver headline the defensive tackles, while Ohio State’s Nick Bosa, [...]

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The Marlins are Shifting Like Crazy

This offseason featured renewed discussion about banning the shift. That doesn't look like it will happen in the imminent future, though, and that's good news for MLB teams. Through the first week of the season, the league is once again on pace to shift more than it did the year before. And [...]

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Stat of the Week: Who Were The Top Overachieving & Underachieving Pitchers in 2018

Who Were the Overachieving & Underachieving Pitchers in 2018?March 26, 2019By Mark SimonWho were the overachievers and underachievers of the 2018 MLB season?It’s a question to consider for those evaluating their teams and conducting their fantasy drafts as the season begins. Though there are no guarantees that the numbers will even out and that the [...]

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Stat of the Week: Who Were the Top Overachievers & Underachievers in 2018?

By Mark Simon Who were the overachievers and underachievers of the 2018 [...]

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