Will the Angels’ Bargain Bin Strategy Pan Out?

This offseason, the Angels shifted gears from their usual tendencies and decided to switch up their game plan. Instead of locking up veteran players on multi-year deals, they handed out Continue Reading

Searching for the Next Great Curveball Pitcher, Part II

In a previous article, I looked at six pitchers who might be curveballers like 2017 Lance McCullers. Now, I’m going to take a closer look at the most promising four Continue Reading

Searching for the Next Great Curveball Pitcher

In Game 7 of the ALCS, Astros pitcher Lance McCullers propelled the Astros to the World Series with four shutout innings in relief. Even more remarkable, 75% of his pitches Continue Reading

2018 Starting Pitcher Leaders

CRA (formerly XRA) Explanation HERE Leaderboards have a minimum 170 batters faced (when BB% stabilizes) RankNameTeamGGSIPK%BB%ERAFIPSIERACRA 1Chris SaleRed Sox272715838.4%5.5%2.111.982.272.03 2Justin VerlanderAstros343421434.8%4.4%2.522.782.632.14 3Jacob deGromMets323221732.2%5.5%1.71.992.782.17 4Max ScherzerNationals3333220.234.6%5.9%2.532.652.712.52 5Walker BuehlerDodgers2423137.127.9%6.8%2.623.043.312.72 6Aaron NolaPhillies3333212.127.0%7.0%2.373.013.42.75 7Noah Continue Reading