A Superficial Look at Arizona’s Superficial Home/Road Split

We wouldn’t expect the Arizona Diamondbacks to be good anywhere; even so, their futility at home is something of anomaly. Through 40 home games, the Dbacks are 13-27, whereas on the road they are a .500 ballclub at 18-18. What gives? Below I’ve provided some basic hitting and pitching splits… Read more“A Superficial Look at Arizona’s Superficial Home/Road Split”

A Piece of Evidence for the Offensive Supremacy of the Pacific Coast League

The Pacific Coast League inherited its name from an old independent minor league from the 1930s. Joe DiMaggio played some for the now-defunct San Francisco Seals, and remains probably the most famous PCL player of all time. It’s safe to say that the league will never reclaim its former relevance,… Read more“A Piece of Evidence for the Offensive Supremacy of the Pacific Coast League”

Yasiel Puig is Great, Period. (And May’s Player of the Month.)

Here’s a graphic showing my players of the month so far this season: Tulowitzki and Puig are two of the five or so most talented batters in the game (along with Trout, Cabrera, and uhh maybe Cutch or Edwin or Chris Davis). That said, their best months give us a… Read more“Yasiel Puig is Great, Period. (And May’s Player of the Month.)”