Tag: Aaron Judge

Best Hitters of May 2018

Players who put together a good month deserve recognition despite the fact that one month is a small sampling of the season. The only qualification for eligibility is a player had to have 3.1 plate appearances per team game. Here are the best of the best from May […]

Best Hitters of April 2018

Players who put together a good month deserve recognition despite the fact that one month is a small sampling of the season. The only qualification for eligibility is a player had to have 3.1 plate appearances per team game. Here are the best of the best from March […]

2017 Best Offensive Rookies

This is a list of the best rookie position players based solely on their 2017 performances. While a position player needs only 130 at bats to exhaust their rookie status to qualify for this list a player needs a minimum of 300 plate appearances. 1. Aaron Judge Team: […]

2017’s Best Hitters

I may sound like a broken record but there are dozens of ways to evaluate a hitters ability. I prefer using advanced metrics because, while the math may be biased towards a skill or set of skills it removes individual preferences (I stubbornly like Joe DiMaggio over Ted […]

Sabermetrics 101: wOBA

We all know and agree not all hits are created equal. We can take this a step further and agree not all ways of getting on base are created equal. Since we all agree on this we can now agree while possessing value, batting average, on-base percentage, slugging, […]

2017 All-MLB Team

I recently read where a fan wondered why baseball doesn’t have All-Pro teams like football or All-NBA teams like basketball. The response was they have the Silver Slugger and Gold Glove Awards. True. My problem with those awards can be summed up in a single word: bias. Those […]