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Stat of the Week: Who's the Next Larry Walker?

By Mark Simon It was a long, slow climb for Larry Walker from [...]

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Stat of the Week: The Fielding Bible All-Decade Team

By Mark SimonSince 2006, Baseball Info Solutions has used The Fielding Bible Awards as its means of honoring the top defensive players in baseball. The Fielding Bible Awards have been voted on by a panel of experts – baseball writers, broadcasters, statistical analysts, and former major league players. Voting is based on both visual observation [...]

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Stat of the Week: College Football Playoff Preview

By John Shirley This Saturday, the [...]

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​Stat of the Week: 2019 MLB Year-End Awards

By Mark SimonWe’re nearing the end of the year, so this seems like an appropriate time to bestow some statistically-driven baseball awards for 2019. These will round out the awards already given by the BBWAA a few weeks ago. Without further ado…The Hard-Hitter AwardBaseball Info Solutions charts every batted ball as hard-, medium- or soft-hit, [...]

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Stat of the Week: Introducing the PART System to Defensive Runs Saved

Defensive Runs Saved has received its biggest update since the release of The Fielding Bible: Volume IV in 2015. For infielders, the Range and Positioning System has been replaced with the PART System, which stands for Positioning, Air balls, Range, and Throwing. [...]

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Stat of the Week: Walker, Rolen, Abreu & Hall of Fame Worthiness

By Mark Simon This year’s BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot is headlined by Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and understandably so, given his excellence in both the regular season and postseason, and his longevity. Jeter is a lock for election, perhaps even joining Mariano Rivera in receiving unanimous support. In the 2019 Bill James Handbook, Bill James unveiled a [...]

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Stat of the Week: Who Does The Public Want Elected to the Hall of Fame?

By Mark SimonThe 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot came out on Monday, which will inevitably lead to discussion on who deserves to go into the Hall of Fame and who meets the standards of being a Hall of Famer.But what about the question of whom the public would most like to see go into [...]

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Stat of the Week: A Surprising Win Shares Leader

By Brian Reiff Everybody loves a good surprise. One example might be winning the lottery. You may claim that it wasn’t a surprise, that you knew playing the birthday of your father’s brother’s nephew’s cousin’s former roommate was always going to win, but you’d be lying to yourself. There are also things that are not all that surprising. [...]

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Stat of the Week: Scherzer and Strasburg Similarities

By Lindsay ZeckThe following is an excerpt from a section on Pitcher Repertoires in the 2020 Bill James Handbook, which is on sale now at ACTA Sports and wherever you buy your books.Let's talk about two pitchers, Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg of the Nationals. Their career stats have been circulating this season for being nearly [...]

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