The MLB Statcast leaderboard for fastest pitches has a whole lot of Aroldis Chapman on it – so much so that there is a handy-dandy ‘Chapman Filter’ right on the page. The thing is, turning on that filter doesn’t really help. When you filter out Aroldis Chapman, you get a
Future Closers With Present Value – Part 2
Let me tell you a Story about a boy named Trevor. Just kidding. Last week I wrote about relief pitchers. I combed the stats, reviewed the depth charts, and poured over usage and velocity graphs. I cobbled together a list of players that I thought displayed good skills and that
The Dynasty Guru’s Top 50 Dynasty Relief Pitchers, Nos. 21-50
It’s the time of the year where we offer congratulations to those of you brave dynasty league owners that survived the offseason. The greatness that 2016 will surely offer is upon us and that means we’ll be spending the next six weeks moving our way through the positional landscape, offering thoughts
Is Arquimedes Caminero Next?
One of the most fascinating under-the-radar spring training story-lines has been the evolution of Arquimedes Caminero with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Not only does the 27-year-old reliever share a name with the legendary Greek mathematician, but he possesses some of the most electric stuff of any reliever in baseball. The problem, which ultimately led