Friday, August 7, 2020

$137.5 million is not enough for Jacob deGrom

Mets
The ace of the Mets should have gotten at least $170 million over six years.

Combimetrics: the introduction of Magnum Octad Enumerate (MOE)

Combimetrics brings to you Magnum Octad Enumerate, the new theory that explains the true recipe for success in the majors.

Major League Baseball needs to do away with fan voting for the All-Star Game

MLB All-Star Game
Fan voting for the MLB All-Star Game has been an off and on tradition since 1933. In the new age of baseball statistics and analytics, it is time that Major League Baseball moves on from a fan-selected starting lineup.

June updates and predictions on the MLB Postseason picture

MLB
As we get closer to the mid-season All-Star break, we take a look at what the MLB Postseason picture looks like in the month of June. The Mariners are surging and the AL East is all knotted up.

No, Mets fans, not all of this is Mickey Callaway’s fault

New York Mets
New York Mets Manager Micky Callaway is catching a lot of heat for his team's disappointing season, however, it's not his fault.

Major League Baseball first round mock draft

MLB Draft
The MLB Draft will take place June 4-6, with the Detroit Tigers making the first overall pick. Take a look at Armchair MLB's mock draft before the first round airs on MLB Network on Monday, June 4 at 6 p.m. EST.

Armchair MLB All-Star game ballot

MLB All-Star Game
As we enter the month of June, the MLB All-Star Game is just over a month away. Today, we submit our own ballots for the American League and National League —paying special attention to sabermetrics.

The struggles of small market teams in Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball
Market size impacts every major sport, however Major League Baseball's absence of a hard salary cap makes it especially difficult for small market teams to reach the success of baseball's royalty.

Examining the importance of first pitch strikes

Getting out to an early lead in the count with first pitch strikes is crucial to the success of a pitcher. On the surface, it is clear due to the importance of being ahead in the count. Now, we examine how first pitch strikes may affect deeper stats such as FIP and K%.

Predicting the MLB Postseason for the 2018 season

With just under three weeks to Opening Day, we attempt to predict how the MLB Postseason will look, and who we have as our World Series champions.
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