Stat of the Week: 2019 Year-End Awards

by MARK SIMON We’re nearing the end of the year, so this seems like an appropriate time to bestow some statistically-driven baseball awards for 2018. These will round out the awards already given by the BBWAA. Without further ado… The Hard-Hitter Award Baseball Info Solutions charting is such that every batted ball is deemed hard, […]

Stat of the Week: A Statistical View of the College Football Playoff Field

by ANDREW KYNE The College Football Playoff field is set: the semifinal games on December 29 will feature No. 1 Alabama against No. 4 Oklahoma, and No. 2 Clemson against No. 3 Notre Dame. All four teams have had interesting storylines at quarterback, while also dominating in other facets of the game. Using Sports Info […]

Stat of the Week: Adrian Beltre’s Excellence

by MARK SIMON Adrián Beltré’s highly-successful MLB career ended last week when he announced his retirement after 21 seasons and more than 2,900 games. Beltré’s career began at age 19, but it took off in 2004 when he hit .334/.388/.629 with 48 home runs. That launched a career that finished with 477 home runs and […]

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