Henry Sosa hurls a pitch for the Fubon Guardians.

The New Ace of Taiwan

Foreign pitchers are the lifeblood of the Chinese Professional Baseball League. Every team is allowed to carry three foreign players on their main roster, and most of the time all three spots are occupied by foreign pitchers. Mike Loree has been the standard of excellence in this regard, but others like Darin Downs, Bruce Kern […]

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 […]