Travis Shaw at-bat for the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Brewers Long Game

As I watched the Milwaukee Brewers play the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night it struck me that Jhoulys Chacín is really the Brewers number one starter. The Brewers are one of the best teams in the National League, if not all of Major League Baseball. They are as such because of their offense and […]

Mike Trout before a game.

Statistics, Schamtistics

I recently posited a question on Twitter about baseball statistics. The question was in regards to what statistics people use to evaluate players these days. It’s a simple question on the surface, but in reality, it’s a question that leads to complex and often loaded responses. There are a lot of statistics saturating the baseball […]

Willson Contreras eyes a ball out of the batter's box.

The Cubs Offense in 2019

Last year the Chicago Cubs were not known for their offense. It was common to turn on a game and see the Cubs struggling to score runs. Kris Bryant was injured most of the year, while Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras struggled mightily in different halves of the season. There were points last year where […]