Spring Training is just around the corner, so let’s talk about baseball. Live! With Luke!
While you wait on Lester news, let’s have a little Winter Meetings live streaming fun.
Ever wonder what wRC+ was all about when you see it mentioned here at BN? Well, here’s your short explanation.
A video look at Maybin as a trade target in response to a question from BN’er Chris.
I use wOBA quite a bit when discussing offensive performance. If you want a little more on the stat, here you go.
Even if payroll doesn’t increase dramatically next year, there’s a boatload of money available for the Cubs to spend.
It was live video, so it’s OK to go way outside the box on Edwin Jackson trade possibilities, right?
Any creative Edwin Jackson trade solutions out there? Actually, there might be.
It permeates our history and discourse, but there are some issues with batting average that we’ve got to discuss.
Let’s take a look at the numbers and break down what pitchers did, and what went wrong.
Batting average on balls in play can be one of the most useful sabermetric measures … if you use it correctly.
You’ve likely seen xFIP pop up around here from time to time. If you’ve wanted to know what it is and how to use it, here you go.
Giving you the gist, in a just a couple minutes, of one of the most important advanced pitching statistics.
We’re awfully eager to create expectations for what’s to come based on what’s in the past – but we have trouble being honest about either one.
Looking back at what happened in 2014 can inform us a little on what to expect in 2015. Or can it?
The NFL is dealing with some ugly off-the-field issues. What would that look like if it happened in MLB?
If MLB were facing a spate of violence-related incidents, would the response look different than it has from the NFL?
Can we fairly be excited by the youth movement without also raising expectations unreasonably? Are we worried about Javier Baez?