Baseball and its media have a strange fixation on focusing on things they deem are “best.” It’s elitist and downright gross. Who is the “best” player? Which is the “best” team? And what are the “best” ideas for articles? Luckily, the Gallardo Awards are none of those things.
With the end of the regular season comes regular season awards. Before this year’s MVPs are announced, Robert Banas ranks this century’s previous winners.
Traditional awards spend too much time acknowledging baseball’s best performances, let’s take a look at the other end of the spectrum in honor of Yovani Gallardo!
At the end of every season, the baseball media likes to focus on the league’s best players, going as far as honoring them after the season with arbitrary awards, based on meaningless things like “performance.” But these awards neglect some… Read More ›
Defensive sabermetrics might be a notoriously imperfect science that lag behind their offensive counterparts, but that doesn’t mean throwing together some stats, some videos, and some passionate M-SABR writers won’t result in an excellent Gold Glove Preview. Stay tuned for… Read More ›