Recently Optioned Players Of Note

Recently Optioned Players Of Note In case you haven’t noticed, transactions aren’t exactly plentiful since the league shut down Spring Training. There have still been a few batches of moves in the past few days, however, with a trio of Central Division clubs sending some players to their minor league ranks. The Brewers optioned corner…

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COVID-19 Roundup: No MLB Draft?

COVID-19 Roundup: No MLB Draft? This is the latest installment of a daily series in which the FanGraphs staff rounds up the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 virus’ effect on baseball. In yesterday’s roundup of COVID-19 news, Dan Szymborksi covered MLB’s fund for ballpark employees and the lack of clarity surrounding pay for minor leaguers,…

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JAWS and the 2020 bWAR Update, Part 1

JAWS and the 2020 bWAR Update, Part 1 Poor Ernie Lombardi. The heavyset and heavy-hitting Hall of Fame catcher, who owns two of the position’s eight batting titles, was the player hardest-hit by Baseball-Reference’s latest update to their version of Wins Above Replacement. B-Ref rolled out a whole series of adjustments, both to current players…

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