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Article: Game Thread: Twins@Rangers 4/24/17 7:05PM

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:17 AM
Our Twins travel to Texas for a brand new series and this is good because the old series stunk. Yesterday was a horrible performance and...

Twins option Mejia to AAA, put Haley on DL

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:05 AM
https://mobile.twitt...916165142589442 http://www.cbssports...-biceps-injury/ Let the corresponding roster move speculation begin

Hicks for Murphy trade: 14 months later

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:59 PM
Murphy: nowhere to be found Hicks: .318 Ba, 3 HR, 1.100 OPS Oops!

Jorge Polanco

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:59 PM
He is going to be one of my favorites. He's already a professional hitter from both sides of the plate; doesn't strike out much and walk...

Well ****, what now?

Minnesota Wild Talk Yesterday, 11:59 PM
What do you do this off season? Who do the wild lose in the expansion draft? I don't think they can afford to lose Coyle, Zucker or Nino...

John the Analytics Guy


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The War on WAR

Posted by jwiederin , 15 February 2017 · 524 views

Community Blog Post
This will be my first post and hopefully one of many. Most of my work will be from the sabermetrics/analytical angle as I spend too much time on sites like FanGraphs and Baseball Reference.

Today, February 15th, an article was posted on FanGraphs about WAR (wins above replacement) and relating it to the "stars and scrubs" model in forming a baseball team...