Monthly Archives: December 2018
Last week, we gave out some year-end MLB Awards to hitters, infielders, and outfielders. This week, we’re specifically rewarding the work of pitchers and catchers. Here are some honors that celebrate their outstanding performance. The Contact Minimizer The Contact Minimizer goes to the pitcher who limited hard contact best in 2018. The winner of that […]
Stephon Gilmore’s numbers vs No. 2 receivers make him a challenge for anyone to face
By PATRICK ROWLEY The Cowboys trading for Amari Cooper has turned their season around. Following their Week 8 bye Dallas was looking up at both the Redskins (5-2) and Eagles (4-4) in the standings. Since acquiring Amari Cooper, the Cowboys have gone 5-1 and are currently on a five game win streak, the longest current […]
Who are the top players at defending against the pass in 2018? Let’s look at that specifically through pass coverage (rather than the pass rush) We will use the player’s ranking in our Total Points stat as the basis for judgment. What is Total Points? Total Points takes the Expected Points stat and distributes the […]
We’re nearing the end of the year, so this seems like an appropriate time to bestow some statistically-driven baseball awards for 2018. These will round out the awards already given by the BBWAA. Without further ado… The Hard-Hitter Award Baseball Info Solutions charting is such that every batted ball is deemed hard, medium or soft-hit, […]
Bill James devised a means to evaluate whether a player is Hall-of-Fame worthy.
Tyler Lockett, Tyreek Hill and who else?