Next stop on our NL East positional rankings: Second Base Brandon Phillips – Braves – 2016 WAR: 0.9 There isn’t much to be said about the 15 year veteran that hasn’t been said many times this offseason. While he may not be living up to the all star caliber performances that fans were used to […]Read more "A Slightly Sabermetric (But Not Really) Ranking of NL East Second Basemen"
The next stop in our NL East 2017 rankings: First Base Ryan Zimmerman – Nationals – 2016 WAR: -1.3 Zimmerman still has all of the support as the opening day starting first baseman for the Washington Nationals despite coming off of a career worst season at the plate and the recent signing of Adam Lind. […]Read more "A Slightly Sabermetric (But Not Really) Ranking of NL East First Basemen"
Many Minor League baseball fans enjoy going out to support their local MiLB teams even though they may not necessarily have a rooting interest in that team’s parent club. That was the inspiration for this list. This will not only be a projection of who the best pitcher and position player at several minor league […]Read more "Projecting the Top Players to Watch at Mississippi (AA – Atlanta)"
Now that we have picked our best pitchers within the NL East, we will be changing our format slightly. As we get into the position players we are going to begin ranking each of the five starters within the division. We start today with the catchers. *Reminder, we are ranking the player you would want […]Read more "A Slightly Sabermetric (But Not Really) Ranking of NL East Catchers"
It is that time of year where every baseball site, expert, and blogger is releasing their list of baseball’s top prospects. I love these lists as much as the next baseball enthusiast and I spend a lot of time studying them from top to bottom. I do put a lot of stock in the lists […]Read more "Projecting the Top Players to Watch in Jackson (AA – Arizona)"
It was hard to be surprised by the news of Andrew McCutchen moving from his center field home of eight years to make room for Starling Marte and his stellar glove. What did surprise me, and ultimately what drove the story nationally, was everyone’s reaction to how “selfless” McCutchen was in accepting the news from […]Read more "McCutchen is in Good Company with Move to Right"
Right after young and talented position players, the biggest story in baseball these days is dominant bullpens; bullpens so dominant they affect their opponent’s performance before the starting pitcher has even broken a sweat. There are some bullpens in today’s major leagues that make opposing hitters press to get just one run on the board […]Read more "A Slightly Sabermetric (But Not Really) Look at the Best Relief Pitcher in the NL East"