By Mark Simon With the regular season complete, let’s take a look at the MLB leaders in Defensive Runs Saved for 2019. Indians catcher Roberto Pérez headlines the list. His 29 Runs Saved were the most of any player. Pérez ranked first in Adjusted Earned Runs Saved (staff handling), and second in both Strike Zone Runs Saved […]
The Padres catcher has lots to say on an important aspect of catcher defense.
Keuchel has a history of outstanding defensive work and 2019 is no exception.
Verlander’s close to a “record” that has stood for more than 100 years.
The Diamondbacks shortstop talks the art of diving, the challenge of shifts, and more.
Castellanos has improved a lot on balls hit to deep right field.
The 2 stars will likely be battling until season’s end to see who comes out on top.
By MARK SIMON Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Lorenzo Cain leads all players at the position with 18 Defensive Runs Saved. But the player who ranks second might surprise you. It’s not Kevin Kiermaier or Byron Buxton. It’s Victor Robles of the Washington Nationals. What has made Robles a standout is not just how he fares at […]
“El Mago” can stay, but how about: “Don’t Shift Me,” “$teal HR,” “Superman” and “BatBreaker?”
Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander are dueling for the top spot.