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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.

Stat of the Week: Top Draft Prospects

Who are this year’s top prospects?

Stat of the Week: Active players on Hall of Fame path

Which current players are Cooperstown worthy?

TYREEK HILL: WHAT MAKES HIM SO GOOD?

by COREY MARCH Tyreek Hill, or “TyFreak” as he will be referred to from this point forward, is underrated if you ask me. Expected Points Added by WR (when targeted) – 2018 Michael Thomas: 77.3 Davante Adams: 74.0 DeAndre Hopkins: 71.9 Julio Jones: 68.8 TyFreak Hill: 66.4 The thing is, he’s actually “rated” pretty highly […]

Stat of the Week: Hall of Fame Value Standard Part II

Last week’s Stat of the Week looked at Bill James’ newest creation, the Hall of Fame Value Standard (HOF-V), and how it analyzes the worthiness of some of the debatable position player candidates on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot. To supplement that, here’s a look at the pitcher candidates of a similar debatable status. […]

How the Eli Apple Trade Helped Transform the Saints Defense

In the first game following their Week 6 bye, the Saints faced a 17-7 deficit heading into the 4th quarter against the Ravens. Thanks to the Saints potent offense, they were able to salvage a one-point win that moved them to 5-1 on the season. Despite the win and the league’s third-best winning percentage, the […]