For most people, February 17th, 2016 is just another Wednesday. But for folks like me, it’s Christmas in February, as the pitchers and catchers from select teams report to camp. Because of this glorious day, The Morning Biscuit crew decided… Read More ›
(GM) General Musings
Blind Test: Pick Your Pitching Pair
Inside are simulated seasons of 4 players (courtesy of OOTP16). Each data set shows the 1-2 starting pitcher combinations for division rivals. On the left are 24 wins with 396 strikeout, and on the right are 27 wins 412 strikeouts. The left pair accumulated 8.5 WAR. The right duo accrued 10 WAR. The left pitchers pitch a ballpark with a .845 ballpark factor, while the right pitchers throw at a field with a 1.062 ballpark factor (anything above 1 favors hitters, under favors pitchers).
Which pair do you want?
Will The 2016 Cubs Surpass the Evil Empire of the Past?
Back in 2005, the Evil Empire, the New York Yankees, had a star-studded roster. On paper, the Yankees lineup seemed unstoppable, with eight former All-Stars in the starting nine, with the other ultimately being the Rookie of the Year that… Read More ›
Castro or Zobrist: Who Do You Want Playing 2B for the Next 4 Years?
Yesterday the Cubs signed Ben Zobrist and traded Starlin Castro to the Yankees for Adam Warren and Brendan Ryan. Although Warren is a good asset to have in any bullpen, I think the Yankees got the better end of this… Read More ›
What if Jose Fernandez is the Next Mark Prior?
What if the reason the Marlins are listening to offers for Jose Fernandez is because his track record looks a lot like Mark Prior’s? Could this be the smartest move made in a long time by a Marlins front office so… Read More ›
What Does Jordan Zimmermann’s Deal Mean For The Remaining Free Agent Pitchers?
The Detroit Tigers signed 30-year old starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann to a 5-year, $110 million deal. Is he worth it? And what does this signing mean for the rest of the free agent starting pitcher market? Career Stats for Zimmermann Look at Zimmermann’s… Read More ›
The NBA’s Top 10 Players
In our first ever edition of the NBA’s top 10 players, we take a look at Jerry West’s controversial comments regarding Draymond Green being a top 10 player in the NBA. In case you missed it here is what Jerry… Read More ›
How Will Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson Follow Up Their MVP Seasons?
Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson had monster years. With 83 home runs, 222 RBIs, 79 doubles, 240 runs, and 356 hits between the two of them, they had almost as much offensive production as the Atlanta Braves did… Read More ›
When Greatness Fades
Superman power. Superman cape. When things went bad in Metropolis, Superman was always there to save the day. Kobe Bryant has been LA’s Superman. At least that’s how I’ll always remember him. As a late 80’s baby, Kobe has been… Read More ›
Thanksgiving Day Pickems
James and Howard give their Thanksgiving Day NFL picks. See who gets a biscuit today…