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Phillies vs Mets: Onward and Upward For The Amazins

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies vs Mets: Onward and Upward For The Amazins

Phillies (48-48) vs. Mets (41-50) RHP Kyle Kendrick (8-6, 3.68) vs RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-6, 3.33)  Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., lf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Marlon Byrd, rf Ike Davis, 1b John Buck, c Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf Omar Quintanilla, ss Jeremy Hefner, rhp Infielder Justin Turner (intercostal strain) will not be activated for Friday’s game and will instead continue his rehab […]

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Who Was The Biggest First Half Surprise For The Mets?

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Who Was The Biggest First Half Surprise For The Mets?

I asked my writers who they thought was the biggest surprise for the Mets in the first half, and one of the benefits of having 25-35 active writers is that it gives me a good well-rounded sense of where the Mets fan base is on these roundtable questions I like to do. As expected there […]

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Thought’s On Matt Harvey’s Future $200 Million Contract

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Thought’s On Matt Harvey’s Future $200 Million Contract

Yesterday, after I posted on what someone from Men’s Journal had sent me and asked to share their article for our readers, I didn’t quite get a chance to weigh in on the totality of the article which covered a lot of ground. I simply posted a quick excerpt for them with a link to […]

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(Updated) Know Your Stats: Win Probability Added (WPA)

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
(Updated) Know Your Stats: Win Probability Added (WPA)

Every play in every game has some effect on the odds of winning a baseball game. Whether you are down by ten runs in the second inning or tied up in the bottom of the ninth, every action can be measured. Baseball has been played for over a century and a half. Major League Baseball […]

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Listen/Download: “Box Scores” by Don Rosler and Jay Ward

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Listen/Download: “Box Scores” by Don Rosler and Jay Ward

It’s that dreaded time of the summer; the All-Star game is over, and major league baseball is taking a break from their schedule until tomorrow. As if it wasn’t already bad enough that there aren’t a full slate of games on at the beginning of the week, there is nothing now. A lost art in […]

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Why Don’t The Host Team’s Broadcasters Call The All-Star Game?

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Why Don’t The Host Team’s Broadcasters Call The All-Star Game?

When a team is chosen to host the MLB All-Star Game, it means not only the greatest baseball has to offer converging on a specific location, but the celebration of both the host city and team. In the past week we witnessed the All-Star Game in Flushing for the first time since 1964, and Major League […]

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Dumb Yankee Fan Who Ran Onto The Field

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Dumb Yankee Fan Who Ran Onto The Field

Last night, during the All Star Game at Citi Filed, a Yankee fan decided to act on a dare from his Twitter followers urging him to run out onto the field. And the 18-year old wasted no time hopping over the 3 1/2 foot barrier and dashed for second base donning his Robinson Cano t-shirt. […]

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Watch It Again: Mariano’s Enter Sandman Tribute At Citi Field

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Watch It Again: Mariano’s Enter Sandman Tribute At Citi Field

I got this MLB video clip and embedded it here for you that missed it last night…. It’s the complete Mariano Rivera tribute from last night… Watch it and enjoy… Joe D. * * * * * * * * As Neil Diamond completed his performance of “Sweet Caroline” in remembrance of the Boston Marathon […]

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Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

It was great to see Cardinals right fielder and former Met Carlos Beltran receive a warm welcome and a hearty round of cheers last night from the crowd at Citi Field. Before the game, Beltran spoke to reporters about his future and said he hopes to continue performing at this level for another three years. […]

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Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA)

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA)

We continue our intro to sabermetrics series with a relatively new statistic, but a very relevant one nonetheless: Weighted Runs Above Average. wRAA is essentially wOBA converted into runs, but understanding wRAA is crucial to understanding Wins Above Replacement (Fangraphs version). One of the biggest issues with rate statistics like wOBA and On-Base Percentage is […]

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