Sabermetrics

Is BABIP An Accurate Predictor of Batted Ball Luck?

When analyzing batters in major league baseball, a stat that has risen to prominence recently has been BABIP – or batting average on balls in play. Many writers, analysts, or media have used the statistic as a measure of how…

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Contracts

Potential NBA Style Trades

FanGraphs recently published an article, the gist of which is that, because MLB teams are self-separating into “haves” (contending teams) and “have-nots” (rebuilding/tanking teams) and because teams are essentially treating the $197 million luxury-tax threshold as a hard cap, there…

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