This is a comprehensive list of all players who have compiled a better career triple-slash than that of Edgar Martinez:
Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Rogers Hornsby, Jimmie Foxx, Dan Brouthers, Shoeless Joe Jackson.
Those guys, save for Joe Jackson (who is banned from baseball), are all HOFers.
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The Indians regular season was best remembered by their insane second half, but their 47-40 first half record was pretty good, too. The second half, however, was even better: 53-28 including a .776 winning percentage from August 1st forward.
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This is the second installment in a six-part series in which I will go division by division and recap the biggest storylines of each team’s season. To find the recaps for other divisions, follow the links below. NL East NL Central AL Central NL West AL West All WAR metrics are fWAR unless otherwise stated. […]
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Mike Trout is seriously that good. Seriously.
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No Mike Trout? Well, maybe if he makes it back in time he can play. If he doesn’t, the AL won’t be much worse off with a J.D.-Betts-Judge OF from left to right.
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I understand that there are “unwritten rules” about baseball, and that if you go hard into second base, you leave yourself open to getting beaned, but the fact of the matter is that throwing at a guy doesn’t solve the issue. It won’t un-injure the player on your team that got hurt. This isn’t a tit-for-tat deal.
Read more "If It’s Not Written Down, It’s Not a Rule"
Charlie Morton, Brandon Finnegan, and Kendall Graveman are all on the verge of a true breakout.
Read more "Three Hot Start Pitchers that’ll Stay Hot"