(Keith Allison / Flickr) by Patrick Barron Tomorrow, every team in Major League Baseball will have designated their protected players for the Rule 5 Draft. This happens every year, but what does it mean? What is the Rule 5 Draft, anyway? Let’s find out.
(Keith Allison / Flickr) Welcome to M-SABR’s first off-season preview article! As the off-season starts to heat up, writers at M-SABR will be offering their insight into the strengths, needs, and possible moves for each team, one division at a time. Listed here in alphabetical order, here are the previews for the AL East:
It’s November, and in the baseball universe that means it’s awards season. You’ve probably read countless prediction pieces, but it’s time for the M-SABR staff to throw its hat in the ring! AL MVP Jose Altuve, Houston Astros, .346/.410/.547, 7.5 fWAR by Max Smith In what is probably the closest and most debated race of
Could one player lead the worst team of all time to glory?
(Keith Allison / Flickr) This is the first installment of the State of Defensive Sabermetrics article series, where we break down some lesser-known statistics associated with the defensive side of the game. We hope to evaluate the robustness of these statistics, identify where they might fall short, and propose new metrics that will bridge these