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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - about 5 years ago
Greensboro Grasshoppers: First Half Team Offense Leaders
Greensboro Grasshoppers: First Half Team Offense LeadersThe South Atlantic League regular season is partitioned into a first and second half and the teams that win of the Northern and Southern Divisions during each of those halves gain entry into postseason play. Each yea...continued
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - almost 5 years ago
Greensboro Grasshoppers first half pitching leaders
Greensboro Grasshoppers first half pitching leadersThis article is a follow up to an earlier post Bucs Dugout that highlighted the first half season offense leaders of the Greensboro Grasshoppers—the full-season class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the South Atl...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - about 5 years ago
Five unlikely players take different paths to their first MLB All-Star Game
MLB: Five unlikely players take different paths to first All-Star GameCLEVELAND — Baseball is reveling in an era of instant stardom, where major league-ready talents seemingly roll off an assembly line and right into the All-Star Game.Be it Cody Bellinger or Pete Alonso, ...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - about 5 years ago
We’ve Reached the Point of “Too Many Homers”
We’ve Reached the Point of “Too Many Homers”The lingering suspense over whether the Yankees could break the major league record for consecutive games with a home run, which they had tied at 27 on Monday night, lasted until Tuesday night’s sixth pitch from Blue Jays starte...continued
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - about 5 years ago
Finding a New Baseball Home in the KBO, Part 2
Finding a New Baseball Home in the KBO, Part 2This is the second half of a two-part interview with four foreign-born players in the Korea Baseball Organization. Part 1 can be found here.Any Korean food that grew on you?Josh Lindblom: All of it. I love Korean food. The bes...continued
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656f443bf945c1d489be8648db415f13 Cynthia @Cynthia - over 4 years ago
The truth about Michael Jordan's MLB prospects: 'I swear, he was going to the majors'
This story was originally published on April 5, 2019.He has made it very exciting tonight. With the Barons leading 5-1, Jordan steps in for the fourth time ... two of his three at-bats were near homers ... he skied deep to left center when he hit the ball to the wall in t...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 5 months ago
Could your city get an MLB expansion team? Breaking down potential top candidates
From Portland to Orlando and Mexico City to Montreal, here's which locations could be in the mix when baseball decides to go to 32 franchises.
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 10 months ago
The job Americans would most like to see replaced by robots
Everybody loves to hate human umpires. Their robot replacements are going to be even worse.
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - over 4 years ago
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90NEW YORK -- Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory when he threw a perfect game in 1956 with the New York Yankees for the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesd...continued
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - about 4 years ago
Minor League Baseball Is in Crisis - Sports Illustrated
In response to an SI survey on the effects of the pandemic, minor league teams made one thing clear: An American institution will never be the same.Jeff Savage first learned about COVID-19 in February, reading an email from a distributor of novelty rings in China. The not...continued
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - almost 5 years ago
SF Giants Minor Lines 7/11/19: Steven Duggar does it all
SF Giants Minor Lines 7/11/19: Steven Duggar does it allLet’s start by firing up the ol’ twitter machine, with a couple of different discussions about prospects and prospect value that collectively give a great deal of insight:And for Baseball Prospectus subscribers (sorr...continued
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151d593186e8e56663df3ed32962360f Dayton @Dayton - about 5 years ago
Overlooked in free agency, DJ LeMahieu has been a godsend for the Yankees – and perhaps the AL MVP
DJ LeMahieu has been Yankees' MVP in 2019LONDON — Just six months ago, DJ LeMahieu arrived in New York with the fanfare of an Uber driver with a 4.85 rating.LeMahieu may have been a two-time All-Star, a three-time Gold Glove winner and a batting champion in Colorado, but ...continued
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - almost 5 years ago
2019 Trade Value: #11 to #20
2019 Trade Value: #11 to #20As is the annual tradition at FanGraphs, we’re using a week around the All-Star Game — when the industry pauses to take a metaphorical breather — to take stock of the top-50 trade chips in the sport. For more context on exactly what we’re tryin...continued
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - almost 5 years ago
MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Madison Bumgarner, Marcus Stroman, More
MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Madison Bumgarner, Marcus Stroman, MoreThe recent winning run of the San Francisco Giants could throw off some of the trade deadline plans for MLB contenders. San Francisco entered Friday night 2.5 games back in the National League wild-ca...continued
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Bbe6309a1d067c75a83f525952377ae7 Rahsaan @Rahsaan - about 5 years ago
Exclusive: Read the Chilling First Chapter of Christina McDonald's New Thriller, Behind Every Lie
Christina McDonald Behind Every Lie Book Cover and ExcerptExclusive: Read the Chilling First Chapter of Christina McDonald's New Thriller, Behind Every LieIf you're one of the many, many people who fell head over heels in love with author Christina McDonald's suspenseful,...continued
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - about 5 years ago
Baseball’s ‘robot umpires’ are here, and you might not even notice the difference
Baseball’s ‘robot umpires’ are here, and you might not even notice the differenceThe either long-dreaded or long-awaited arrival of digitally rendered ballpark justice has come to professional baseball. “Robot umpires” have arrived.Except, they’re not really robots. Each ...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - about 5 years ago
Rise of the robots: Coming to a first-year Intro to Journalism class near you
Rise of the robots: Coming to a first-year Intro to Journalism class near youArtificial intelligence (AI) is transforming human interactions in nearly every aspect of life, from how business is conducted to how people access healthcare to how news is delivered and consume...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - almost 5 years ago
Musings on Minor League Home Runs
Musings on Minor League Home RunsOne of the most significant stories of the past few years of baseball has been the changing composition of the baseball. I mean story in the grand narrative sense, but I also mean it in the sense of literal stories. The slice-open-a-baseba...continued
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7094e9deddcf03241ed9894017ba09bc Rose @Rose - almost 5 years ago
10 Cool Cars From the 2000s Sure to Become Future Classics
10 Cool Cars From the 2000s Sure to Become Future Classics • Gear PatrolAutomotive nostalgia for the Nineties is having a moment. (Call it the Radwood effect.) After all, fawning over rad Japanese tuner cars from those days is more fun than reconciling ourselves with the ...continued
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 9 months ago
Remember that iconic moment in MLB history? Dusty Baker probably was there for it
From Hank Aaron's 715th homer to the Bartman game and beyond, we marvel at how much Dusty experienced in his more than a half-century in baseball.
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - about 5 years ago
Bullpen Report: July 1, 2019
Bullpen Report: July 1, 2019Just as fantasy owners were likely questioning whether Raisel Iglesias would get another save for the Reds, he came through with his first one in three weeks on Sunday. However, the way Iglesias’ performance unfolded raises more questions than ...continued
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - almost 5 years ago
2019 Trade Value: #41 to #50
2019 Trade Value: #41 to #50As is the annual tradition at FanGraphs, we’re using a week around the All-Star Game — when the industry pauses to take a metaphorical breather — to take stock of the top-50 trade chips in the sport. For more context on exactly what we’re tryin...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - about 5 years ago
Previewing the 2019 Home Run Derby
Previewing the 2019 Home Run DerbyThis year’s Home Run Derby arrives at a time of unprecedented long ball saturation, no matter how one chooses to measure its dimensions. Teams are hitting 1.37 home runs per game, a 9.2% increase over 2017, the year of MLB’s previous high...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - almost 5 years ago
Let's Break Down the Physics of a Wickedly Curving Baseball
Let's Break Down the Physics of a Wickedly Curving BaseballThe twitter worldis going crazy over this epic pitch by Oliver Drake of the Tampa Bay Rays. Of course it's real, but why does this happen? In physics, you don't really under­stand something until you can model it—...continued
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - almost 5 years ago
Baseball Hall of Fame: Which of today's players have the best shot at Cooperstown?
Which of today's MLB players have the best chance?Trying to handicap Baseball Hall of Fame candidates is as difficult as trying to pick the winner of the Kentucky Derby.After Mariano Rivera and friends are inducted Sunday in Cooperstown, the only certainty is that Derek J...continued
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