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Cleveland Gets Hand as Arm to Boost Bullpen

Other Baseball Today, 02:29 PM
Had to have a little fun with the headline on this one   Cleveland is acquiring Brad Hand from San Diego, per The Athletic. Here's...

Article: KC 6, MIN 5: Maybe It’s Better Off This Way?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:25 PM
When is a loss maybe a win? Well, when you think it might be best for your favorite team to sell at the trade deadline, but a recent surg...

Article: With Machado Gone, Eduardo Escobar Becomes The B...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:29 PM
The 2018 MLB trade deadline was always going to revolve around one player, and that was Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. Among...

Article: GM For A Deadline, Part One

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:12 PM
The All-Star break has been filled with Manny Machado rumors and an eventual deal that is the first domino in what will hopefully be a bu...

Bryan Sammons - 2018

Adopt A Prospect 2018 Today, 02:12 PM
Bryan Sammons (--) DOB: 4/27/1995; Age: 22 Positions: LHP Bats: L, Throws: L Height: 6'4", Weight: 235 lbs Acquired: Drafted in the 8th r...

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The War on WAR

Posted by jwiederin , 15 February 2017 · 884 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...