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The 2018 leaderboard for barrels per batted ball event (min. 50 batted balls) reads like a home run derby bracket, or maybe a list of baseball’s strongest men. That’s especially true for the first 17 names. But at No. 18, right ahead of reigning American League MVP Mookie Betts, is

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The Boys Are Back with special guest Emma Baccellieri! Lance McCullers and future value (2:40) Tom Murphy demoted…what are you doing with him? (6:02) Alex Wood and his value (7:36) GUEST SEGMENT w/ Emma Baccellieri of Sports Illustrated Mike Trout (12:26) Daniel Palka (16:02) Trevor Bauer (17:25) Jake deGrom (18:52) Chris

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Is Yoan Moncada a “flyball revolution” guy? Has Francisco Cervelli raised his launch angle? What about Xander Bogaerts, has he become a different type of hitter? Did Trevor Bauer really cheat for an inning to prove a point? These are just a few of the questions that I’ve answered for

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Hi. My name is Jim. I write about launch angles, exit velocities, expected on-base averages, barrels and all manner of things that try to answer the question “why?” Why do baseball stats like batting average, WHIP, home runs, earned run average, isolated slugging percentage and on-base percentage become what they

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I love it when a plan comes together to write an article about two (or more) players that I’ve mentally attached at the hip. The two Dodgers sluggers, Yasmani Grandal and Yasiel Puig, have long held my attention for being able to hit the ball so damn hard, yet have

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Lorenzo Cain is among my favorite baseball and fantasy baseball players. This offseason, when I made a list of players I’d hoped the Brewers would be able to sign, Cain topped the list. Therefore you can imagine my joy when the Brewers went out and signed him. In fantasy baseball

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Nicky Delmonico White Sox
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Nicky Delmonico has a badass 80-grade name. He’s my guilty pleasure this year for deeper formats, and I’ll also be monitering his progression to see if he’s worth adding in shallower formats. I plan to monitor him in a couple ways: first and foremost, I’m going to watch his various

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Statcast has gathering a tremendous amount of data on everything that happens on a major league field since 2015. The sheer volume of new information produced by Statcast can be a little daunting, especially when trying to make fantasy baseball decisions. In this post, I’d like to produce a rough

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Digging for DiamondsDynasty Baseball

It’s no secret that I have a fantasy baseball man-crush on Nick Castellanos. Ever since being drafted 44th overall in the 2010 MLB draft out of Archbishop McCarthy High School and not long after having a 70-grade hit tool slapped on his name, I’ve been enamored with Castellanos. It wasn’t

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