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Sunday, November 02, 2014

2014 Fielding Bible Awards

C: Jonathan Lucroy, MIL
1B: Adrian Gonzalez, LAD
2B: Dustin Pedroia, BOS
3B: Josh Donaldson, OAK
SS: Andrelton Simmons*, ATL
LF: Alex Gordon*, KC
CF: Juan Lagares, NYM
RF: Jason Heyward*, ATL
Multi-Position: Lorenzo Cain, KC
P: Dallas Keuchel, HOU

* = unanimous selection

The District Attorney Posted: November 02, 2014 at 02:41 PM | 36 comment(s)
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

medium.com: The Outfield Assist: An Appreciation

Nowadays, the outfield assist is an afterthought on the diamond; a throwaway stat that’s never even been good enough for a baseball card. Few of the advanced or sabermetric stats give the assist much weight.

And for good reasons probably, but they’re always fun to watch. If a team can find a good enough center fielder to make up for the [probable] hitting deficit, they probably should for the purposes of providing an entertaining team to watch.

manchestermets Posted: September 24, 2014 at 10:56 AM | 31 comment(s)
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