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Isn’t It Ironic … Don’t You Think

Bill James, the father of Sabermetrics, called bunting “usually a waste of time.” Super Agent Scott Boras referred to the defensive shift as “discriminatory”, in part because his client Bryce Harper was struggling against the tactic. How do these extreme…

On to Cincinnati

One of the best parts of Major League Baseball’s Hotstove is watching organizations separate into the two categories of “rebuilding” and “in contention.” Most of the time, those of us outside MLB teams have a pretty solid idea of which…