A sign outside of NBT Bank Stadium.

What’s in a Name?

A large part of the charm and allure of baseball rests in how we are able to form a relationship with the teams we follow. This could be a Minor League Baseball team, an international team, or a Major League Baseball team. Whether it’s right or wrong we decide that a certain team, or teams […]

Mark Grace at-bat during a game at Wrigley Field.

DRC+ and the Chicago Cubs

A couple of months ago Baseball Prospectus introduced their new hitting metric, Deserved Runs Created+ (DRC+). Being someone who tends to value their statistics, I dug into the metric right away. It is similar enough to the metric I had been using to gauge hitters, Fangraphs’ Weighted Runs Created+ (WRC+) that the learning curve was […]