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Luis Avilan brings unique pitching approach

It is rare for a left-handed pitcher to throw a changeup to left-handed hitters. Avilan defies the norm.

Stat of the Week: Who were baseball’s top overachievers & underachievers in 2018

Mookie Betts, Giancarlo Stanton and A.J. Pollock are among those on our lists.

Athletics got an ‘A’ for their shift defense in 2018

The Athletics were among the best in the majors, even though they didn’t do it all that often.

Stat of the Week: Running on Bryce Harper’s arm

Teams ran on Bryce Harper with a lot of success last season. But he wasn’t the only superstar with that issue. Here’s a look at the leaders/trailers in outfield arm effectiveness.

Will Jason Witten’s Return Provide a Spark for the Cowboys?

By John Shirley Earlier today, Jason Witten decided to postpone his career in the broadcast booth and return to the football field. He is coming out of retirement for his 16th season with the Cowboys. But will his return be a success and help the Cowboys return to the playoffs and compete for a title? […]

Citizens Bank Park is ideal for Bryce Harper’s power.

by PATRICK ROWLEY Earlier this offseason, a number of writers were talking about how Bryce Harper’s vicious, left-handed swing was “made for Yankee Stadium,” making pinstripes a perfect fit for the young star who grew up a Yankees fan. That thought intrigued us, so we looked a bit deeper to see which ballpark would be […]

Who has been a better defender at third base: Arenado or Machado?

They’re both excellent. But one has an edge that you might not know about.