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.
Contrary to popular belief, the Reds still exist, and M-SABR’s Cam Cain thinks they’re ready to make some noise in a crowded NL Central.
In its triumphant 2018 return, the M-Sabermetric All-Star series dives into all things plate discipline, highlighting the MLB positional leaders in O-Swing%.
Do the Orioles have a chance of overtaking the Red Sox for the division title next year? (Spoiler: No.)
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 ›
Last year’s under-the-radar MVP candidate is having another incredible season, but he’s still not getting the credit he deserves
All but written off at the beginning of the season, Peraza has become a key piece in the Reds crowded infield
A couple years ago, using the baseball management sim Out of the Park Baseball, I showed that a team of 25 Phil Cokes would be absolutely terrible if they played a full season in the major leagues. That’s not exactly… Read More ›
With Opening Day only two days away, M-SABR staff members share their Playoff and, most importantly, World Series predictions. We hope you like the Yankees!
Photo: John Minchillo / Associated Press Cincinnati Reds by Cam Cain 2017 Record: 68-94 (5th NL Central) 2017 Payroll: $115,323,803 (24th) Projected 2018 Lineup: All player projections for 2018 from Steamer CF Billy Hamilton, .242 AVG/.303 OBP/.345 SLG, 1.2 WAR… Read More ›