Ranking closers based on how bad they’ve looked at the plate.
News and notes from around the league for August 22, 2013.
It’s Thursday, Thursday, gotta get down on Thursday, everybody’s looking forward to the Hit List
Scouts’ takes on Xander Bogaerts, Masahiro Tanaka, Carlos Correa, Addison Russell, and other interesting players.
Ben, Sam, and guest co-host Russell Carleton discuss whether and how the Dodgers should discipline Yasiel Puig, teams that would want to take mulligans on their trade deadlines, and things sabermetricians are still getting wrong.
Good pitching hasn’t prevented Kansas City’s playoff odds from plummeting.
Notes on 12 prospects, including Rockies lefty Jayson Aquino and Cubs infielder Javier Baez.
Mark looks at the pitchers on display in the NYPL All-Star game.
The latest fantasy-relevant news from all the bullpens around the league, along with Mike’s updated tiers and dollar values.
Bret and Mike suggest players who could bolster your fantasy team down the stretch, depending on the format of your league.
If it weren’t the Marlins’ strategy, we might be making something of the Marlins’ strategy.
Why the expansion of replay review makes it more vital that MLB give umpires a voice.
The staff recounts some poor umpire calls that could have been corrected with the benefit of instant replay.