MLB Analysis & Sabermetrics

The effect of a good bullpen in one-run games

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Elite relief pitchers like the pictured Wade Davis do little to affect a teams' fortunes in one-run games.

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For McCarthy, it's a tale of two seasons

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The Yankees have a completely different pitcher on their hands, and that's a great thing.

The NL Central and the playoff race

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What do different teams in the NL Central need to reach the playoffs? Let's take a quick look.

The Miami Marlins, one-run wins, and success

Recently, the beat writers of the Miami Marlins made a connection between one-run wins and future success, thus linking winnings more games of one type with winning more games. Uh, yeah.

Is Dillon Gee the pitcher we thought he was?

Can Dillon Gee's second-half struggles be explained away as just a poor stretch of pitching? Or is this closer to the type of pitcher he actually is? The answer probably lies somewhere in between.

Will Carlos Sanchez be better than Gordon Beckham?

Projecting Carlos Sanchez' future performance and comparing him to Gordon Beckham, the second baseman he's replacing.

What's going on with James Paxton?

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James Paxton's changing release point shows a noticeable trend. Whether or not it's meaningful is up for debate, but the early results are fascinating.

Mets hitters are bad, but not this bad

A commonsense analysis of the Mets' miserable offensive August.

Rollins and the best low-average seasons at Short

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Rollins is having a better season at the plate than his batting average alone would indicate. Dating back to 1920, the shortstops who have had a better season than Rollins' 2014 despite a low...

Breaking Up the Dynamic Dominican Duo

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Batting Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion back-to-back seems like a good intimidation tactic, but it might not be a good baseball tactic.

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