When Bill James went after everyone’s favorite advanced stat, he started a much-needed discussion about baseball analytics – and an examination of the modern baseball writer. Advertisements
The Mets had a rough 2017, and a fire sale left a lot of questions ahead of a new season. Do they have the resources to address all their issues? Or is it time to start a rebuild in Flushing?
Facing elimination again, a lifelong fan tries to understand why the championship that has eluded Carlos Beltran matters so personally.
If this is it for a chunk of the Kansas City Royals’ core, it’s the end of a fantastic era–one that a generation and a half of fans would’ve never expected.
Coping with the unthinkable would take the extraordinary. Giancarlo Stanton delivered.
Moneyball makes you think you’re watching the death of irrational romance in baseball. Instead, you’re watching the link between the anecdotal and the analytical.