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Takeaways/There Goes Masahiro, Watch Him as He Goes

Starting pitching has been a minefield this year, but mostly because of injuries.  Masahiro Tanaka has been the exception to that rule (unless he is hiding an injury).  In 48 innings, Tanaka has struck out 39 batters and posted 6.56 ERA, 1.60 WHIP and 2.60 K/BB.  The xFIP, which normalizes Tanaka’s HR/9 to 1.00 indicates… Continue reading Takeaways/There Goes Masahiro, Watch Him as He Goes

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Takeaways/The First Rule About Trea Turner Is You Do Not Talk About Trea Turner

I am rather stunned that the echo chamber is proudly exalting the Jonathan Villar regression, “I told you so” narrative, and yet, there is no noise about Trea Turner.  This humble (or not so humble), little website repeatedly hammered the point that Trea Turner should not be a first round pick and people’s projections for Trea… Continue reading Takeaways/The First Rule About Trea Turner Is You Do Not Talk About Trea Turner