The Twins weren’t a great defensive team in 2019, but they have some positives in line for 2020.
On the state of the Royals rebuild, what an MLB manager should know about analytics, knowing whether shifts work, and much more.
Which players were best in the field from 2010 to 2019?
By Mark Simon This year’s BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot is headlined by Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and understandably so, given his excellence in both the regular season and postseason, and his longevity. Jeter is a lock for election, perhaps even joining Mariano Rivera in receiving unanimous support. In the 2019 Bill James Handbook, Bill […]
LISTEN HERE On this week’s edition of the Sports Info Solutions Baseball podcast, senior research analyst Mark Simon ( @MarkASimonSays) opens the show by talking about the defensive analytics concepts he hopes a manager would know (1:16). Mark then talks with Nationals assistant general manager for baseball research and development, Samuel Mondry-Cohen. They discuss Sam’s […]
Where do Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens stand?
In this excerpt from the Bill James Handbook, we look back at the year for the younger Biggio, Tatis, Guerrero, Yastrzemski, and Bichette.
Using a Bill James stat, we can ascertain that 4 players on the ballot have a very good Hall of Fame case
Victor Robles and Juan Soto’s defense has been huge for the Nationals.
The Astros don’t have a defensive superstar. But they have many very good defenders as you’ve seen this postseason.