Recently I was asked if I would be able to help provide content to publish on Off The Bench Baseball. Being a great opportunity to get my name out there and to publish on a much more viewed site, I had to accept. Thank you to all of those at Off The Bench who have given me this opportunity!
Below is a quick teaser for my first article published on their site. To read the post in its entirety, click on the article title or the link below the teaser. Continue reading Exciting News, and an Article on Corey Seager
Beginning this evening, I will be posting monthly and cumulative player updates for the MLB season based on the major Award categories in each league (MVP, Cy Young, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger). These updates, however, will be based on one stat, that stat being whichever I deem to be the most encompassing for the given award category. The list is not exhaustive, but it does provide a general understanding of where certain players stand as we progress through the regular season. Rankings will be determined as follows:
MVP, Top 3 per league, Total fWAR
Cy Young, Top 3 per league, Total fWAR
Silver Slugger, Winner and Runner-up for each league, Offensive WAR
Gold Glove, Winner and Runner-up for each league, Defensive WAR (monthly), Total UZR (cumulative)
Continue reading NEW: Award Race Updates
Through 13 games of the 2016 regular season, Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has put up a .309/.339/.855 stat line, good for a 1.194 OPS. Extended out over a full 162-game season, and Story projects to hit 100 Home Runs (99.7 to be exact), and drive in 174 runs. Continuing this production would surely be thrilling, but not only is that unlikely, rather, it is impossible, even if Story spends his days and nights hitting in Coors Field, Colorado.
Continue reading Stat Analysis Tells a (Trevor) Story