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Mientkiewicz Joins Tigers Organization

Other Baseball Today, 04:04 PM
Jon Heyman announced this morning that Doug Mientkiewicz has been named the manager of the Toledo Mudhens, the AAA affiliate of the Detro...

Article: From The Handbook: Twins Payroll

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:03 PM
Every year we've published the Twins Daily Offseason Handbook, we've included a payroll analysis for the Minnesota Twins, along with sala...

Twins 2018 payroll

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:02 PM
https://docs.google....0Uergz8/pubhtml   Thought it might be good to put this as its own thread considering some of the other thread...

2018 HOF ballot

Other Baseball Today, 04:04 PM
https://baseballhall...18-bbwaa-ballot   The important new names are Andruw Jones, Chipper Jones, Hideki Matsui, Jim Thome, Joh...

International signing scandal force Brave FO resignations

Other Baseball Today, 04:04 PM
The Braves GM and his top assistant have been forced to resign over a major league baseball investigation into the teams international si...

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The War on WAR

Posted by jwiederin , 15 February 2017 · 677 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...