Yasiel Puig’s Braves shot on hold after positive coronavirus test

Yasiel Puig’s Braves shot on hold after positive coronavirus test It appears testing positive for coronavirus may have complicated Yasiel Puig’s deal with the Atlanta Braves. The 29-year-old outfielder made the announcement on Twitter Friday afternoon, saying that he’s asymptomatic but quarantining until he gets two consecutive negative tests. Puig also alluded to the fact…

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Sabermetrics Meets the 60-Game Season

Sabermetrics Meets the 60-Game Season In the short term, though, it means more work. For Forman and other purveyors and displayers of advanced baseball metrics, the 2020 season poses two separate problems: calculating the stats and presenting the stats. Take the automatic-runner rule, which combines both problems. In order to shorten games and minimize roster…

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DJ LeMahieu Rejoins Yankees

DJ LeMahieu Rejoins Yankees JULY 17: LeMahieu is back on the field, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News tweets. JULY 15: Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu has been on the shelf since July 4 because of a positive COVID-19 test, but he’s nearing a return to the club. LeMahieu is expected to rejoin the…

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