Tag Archives: Nelson Cruz

100 Greatest Right Fielders of All-Time

Right field was home to two of the greatest power hitters of all-time: Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron. Players like Roberto Clemente, Andre Dawson, Dwight Evans, and Vladimir Guerrero brought along with them the ability to throw out any runner at any base in any situation. When the position’s history includes Frank Robinson, Mel Ott, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Al Kaline,

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Seattle Mariners Best Single Seasons

This is a list of the Seattle Mariners best single seasons. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to play at least 51% of games at their position. For pitching, we selected seven starting pitchers, three non-closers, and two closers. Starting

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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 Williams or vice versa, regardless of what numbers tell me). Below is

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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 awards, like all awards, are voted on by people. There are rules

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