First Pitch Follies

First Pitch Follies One of the joys of baseball, and sports in general, is that the narrative arc of the game isn’t preordained. You can’t know when the most important pitch of the game will be before the game starts. This isn’t a TV procedural, where nothing decisive can happen in the first 20 minutes.…

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Royals Option Zimmer, Speier, Gutierrez

Royals Option Zimmer, Speier, Gutierrez The Royals have optioned right-hander Kyle Zimmer, lefty Gabe Speier and third baseman Kelvin Gutierrez to Triple-A Omaha, per a club announcement. Zimmer was granted a fourth option year by the league after missing multiple option seasons due to injury. It’s a somewhat uncommon but hardly unheard of circumstance, and…

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MLB helps out minor leaguers

MLB helps out minor leaguers As many MLB clubs vowed to pay their stadium workers during the coronavirus, it was a matter of time before they would step up to help their minor leaguers. Normally minor leaguers are not paid for their work during spring training but in this case their situation was unsustainable. Yesterday,…

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What Is First in the Org Rankings Worth?

What Is First in the Org Rankings Worth? This content is for Premium, Super-Premium and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post What Is First in the Org Rankings Worth? appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/news/article/57830/what-is-first-in-the-org-rankings-worth/

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Moonshot: The Next Frontier In Baseball Data Is Biomechanics

Moonshot: The Next Frontier In Baseball Data Is Biomechanics This content is for Basic , Premium, Super-Premium and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post Moonshot: The Next Frontier In Baseball Data Is Biomechanics appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/news/article/57831/moonshot-the-next-frontier-in-baseball-data-is-biomechanics/

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PECOTA Hates Your Team: Tampa Bay Rays

PECOTA Hates Your Team: Tampa Bay Rays This content is for Basic , Premium, Super-Premium and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post PECOTA Hates Your Team: Tampa Bay Rays appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/news/article/57827/pecota-hates-your-team-tampa-bay-rays/

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Fantasy Freestyle: I’m Unsure About These Three Things

Fantasy Freestyle: I’m Unsure About These Three Things This content is for Premium, Super-Premium and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post Fantasy Freestyle: I’m Unsure About These Three Things appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/fantasy/article/57846/fantasy-freestyle-im-unsure-about-these-three-things/

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