Fangraphs is currently giving the Dodgers a 72.3% chance to make the playoffs and a 58.5% chance of winning the NL West. FiveThirtyEight doesn’t like the Dodgers nearly as much, giving them just a 56% chance to make the playoffs a 45% chance to win the division.
The discrepancy between the two models is why we play the games; these are contests between two groups of nine humans, and anything can happen in baseball.
Read more "A Look at the National League Playoff Picture"
Josh Hader is a RP for the Brewers. This season, Hader leads all relievers in fWAR thanks to his 1.57 ERA, 0.48 WHIP, 0.90 FIP, 18.8 K/9, and 2.4 BB/9.
Read more "The Next Josh Hader"
There are not many players in baseball who will be able to replace Seager’s production. Manny Machado is one of the few.
Read more "The Dodgers Should Trade for Manny Machado"
Juiced Bonds is the all-time leader in career OBP, SLG, and OPS by a longshot (nearly 80 points in OBP, well over 100 points in SLG, and a hair over 200 points in OPS).
Read more "Barry Bonds and the Hall of Fame: A Thought Experiment"
The Gabe Kapler Experience began on Opening Day 2018. And based on how it went, it may end very soon.
Read more "The Gabe Kapler Experience: Day One"
Eduardo Rodriguez, Nomar Mazara, Rafael Devers, and Carlos Correa all nabbed spots on the top 25 under 25. But where did they land?
Read more "Top 25 MLB Players Under 25 For 2018"
Jose Martinez, Michael Wacha, and Tim Lincecum headline my players to watch in 2018.
Read more "Players to Watch for in 2018"