Photo: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports By: Luke Crabb | July 11, 2017 12:36 pm CT MLB insider Jon Heyman, reports that the Royals, Angels, and Blue Jays are inquiring for Dee Gordon.
Luke Crabb | June 23, 2017 5:35 pm CT As Ortiz's jersey gets retired tonight, I answer my Twitter question. Was he more clutch than Jeter in the postseason?
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.
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.
By: Luke Crabb | June 7, 2017 6:24 pm CT Last night Scooter Gennett had the game of a lifetime. The Utility player hit 4 HRs, setting a Reds single game record. Scooter was jobless at one point during spring training, but that was until the Reds claimed him off of waivers after the Brewers cut him.
By: Luke Crabb | May 24, 2017 5:48 pm CT One of the most common narratives used in sports is that a player is just “average”. The description has long been thought of as being a pessimistic way to talk about a player. One data guru, Tom Tango has made the claim that a team … Continue reading 2016’s Most Average Hitter
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.