In 2017, the Rockies did something odd that could have been a fluke, or could be part of a plan for future success.

Recently I was browsing Fangraphs and somehow I found myself looking at Rockies pitchers. I noticed how Jon Gray had a better ERA at home than on the road each of the last two years. I noticed similar results with others such as Kyle Freeland and Tyler Anderson. I was curious as to how they …

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The Curious Case of Billy Wagner

  Approach your average baseball fan; ask them if they think Billy Wagner is a Hall of Famer. Chances are, they’ll say no and ask if you’re crazy. I’m here not to talk about whether or not he is, but to show statistically why the thought isn’t so crazy after all. To begin to illustrate …

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Taking a look at the recent major signings 01/20/16

Justin Upton LF/RF 08/25/87 (28) : Tigers for $132.75M over 6 years   Unlike many of the mega-deals we’ve been seeing lately this contract is not backloaded or deferring money years into the future. This is said to be a straight up $22.125 million annual contract with an opt-out clause after the 2nd year. The …

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