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: Open Court Basketball By: Luke Crabb | May 16, 2017 1:39 pm ET Olynyk is LeBron's kryptonite and I explain why the Celtics will win in 7 games.
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.
Photo courtesy: Post and Courier By: Luke Crabb | May 8, 2017 12:11 pm ET The college career of Chad “Swag” Kelly was nothing short of entertainment and head shaking moments. The QB played every role from rapper to junior college national champion in his illustrious path to the draft.
Photo: Pro Football Mock By: Luke Crabb | May 5, 2017 1:53 pm ET This is a joke right? The same guy who has been kicked out of Chicago for not being able to motivate the team to victory is now going to be motivating fans to stay tuned to their TV?