2017 MLB Draft review

By: Luke Crabb | June 16, 2017 12:52 pm CT This year’s MLB draft was nothing short of storylines and surprises. It was by far the most bizarre draft I can remember. There was a lot of talk about two way players, top picks that play first base, and a top prospect's criminal record held him from getting selected.

The best statistic in baseball, wRC+

By: Luke Crabb | June 12, 2017 3:50 pm CT In today’s game of baseball, it’s easy to ignore the crazy statistics that are put together by ivy league statisticians and front office nerds. Typically, the advanced sabermetrics are too complicated to interpret and get put on the back-burner for baseball fans. If we look at pLI (Average Leverage Index) it’s difficult to put this value in layman’s terms and therefore it’s discarded as gibberish.

Speeding up the game and saving arms

Photo Courtesy: The Phora By: Luke Crabb | May 9, 2017 11:12 pm ET “Why not it’s free?” We have all heard or used this aphorism. But does the expression always make sense with our beloved diamond game? “Free baseball”, the expression that the game is headed into extra innings, is an idiom used by commentators around the game.