Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Drew Ferguson Newsbeat

Monday, February 25, 2019

Giants’ analytics-loving outfield prospect Drew Ferguson to get a long look - SFChronicle.com

Ferguson is a throwback — to 2003, when Michael Lewis’ “Moneyball” hit bookshelves and “on-base percentage” and “undervalued players” became baseball bywords.

“There’s a propensity to fall in love with the home runs, the flashy plays, instead of just the nuts and bolts of an offense, which is getting out less,” Ferguson said.

“In high school, I looked at the stat work people were doing online and found it really interesting, especially the disparity between how players were being evaluated and what the math seemed to say was actually valuable. I think that drove my development growing up, into college and in my professional career as well.”

Jim Furtado Posted: February 25, 2019 at 06:32 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: drew ferguson, giants

 

 

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
BDC
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOMNICHATTER can go back to where it came from!, for July 15, 2019
(59 - 1:16am, Jul 16)
Last: puck

Gonfalon CubsThat was fun
(401 - 1:12am, Jul 16)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogEvery team's victory song, ranked
(79 - 12:16am, Jul 16)
Last: Lassus

NewsblogOT - NBA thread (Playoffs through off-season)
(6128 - 12:05am, Jul 16)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 7-15-2019
(58 - 12:02am, Jul 16)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

NewsblogRoyals trade pitcher Homer Bailey to Oakland for minor-league infielder
(10 - 10:38pm, Jul 15)
Last: Fred Lynn Nolan Ryan Sweeney Agonistes

NewsblogMoon Magic: The Apollo 11 Landing Wasn't the Only Fantastical Event of July 20, 1969
(34 - 10:30pm, Jul 15)
Last: baxter

NewsblogOT Soccer Thread - Baldrick Reports Live
(1159 - 10:02pm, Jul 15)
Last: spivey

Sox TherapyHas A Corner Been Turned?
(19 - 7:40pm, Jul 15)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogTexas Rangers: With less than three weeks until the MLB trade deadline, the Rangers will 'evaluate opportunities' on both buying and selling | SportsDay
(23 - 7:06pm, Jul 15)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogRed Sox acquire Cashner from O's for rotation
(7 - 6:57pm, Jul 15)
Last: John DiFool2

NewsblogOpportunity Cost | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
(2 - 6:43pm, Jul 15)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT - Catch-All Pop Culture Extravaganza (July 2019)
(412 - 5:41pm, Jul 15)
Last: Davo (Love Won The Battle Of Stalingrad)

NewsblogCervelli: I'm done catching after 6th concussion
(23 - 12:10pm, Jul 15)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

Sox TherapyA Disappointing First Half
(14 - 12:04pm, Jul 15)
Last: Jose is Absurdly Unemployed

Page rendered in 0.8393 seconds
44 querie(s) executed