There are several theories as to why pitchers tear their UCL’s, making Tommy John Surgery necessary. I compare the leading theories to the historical data to see which ones can hold their own.
Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo Killed in Car Crash
– The K Zone – December 8, 2018 Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo Killed in Car Crash by Mojo Hill In a tragic and heartbreaking Tweet that was posted Friday night, it was reported by Marcos Grunfeld M. of Univision Deportes that former MLB infielders Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car accidentContinue reading “Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo Killed in Car Crash”
One in 49 Million
The hitting streak is one of the most most exciting feats in baseball, but is this show of physical and mental endurance real or just a statistically expected illusion?
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2018 MLB Awards Picks
National League MVP Mike Ian Mojo Maddie Jack The K Zone Official Ranking 1 Yelich Yelich deGrom Yelich Yelich Yelich 2 Rendon Carpenter Yelich Arenado Freeman Arenado 3 Arenado Rendon Arenado Carpenter Story deGrom Breakout star Christian Yelich took first place pretty easily here, except for Mojo, who thought Jacob deGrom’s historic season was enoughContinue reading “2018 MLB Awards Picks”
Jim Haley: Good Will Utley
-The K Zone- November 3rd 2018 Jim Haley Interview by Mike Duffy Mike Duffy: What were some of your favorite parts about the Rays Organization? Jim Haley: Some of my favorite parts about the Rays organization are their willingness to help players reach their full potential. Mike Duffy: What are some of your favorite memories playing at PennContinue reading “Jim Haley: Good Will Utley”
KAP: The Bold Story of Gabriel Kapler
Kapler has a more bold and analytical approach to the game. These things on top of a few more made him a unique choice for a Phillies organization that is familiar to more of a traditional approach to baseball. He has had a rollercoaster first year as manager, and a very interesting journey into baseball which I was just excited to find more about.
Zach Pop: Popping Bottles
-The K Zone- October 7th 2018 Zach Pop Interview by Mike Duffy Mike Duffy: Growing up in Canada, was Brampton a hockey or baseball town? Zach Pop: Brampton was definitely a hockey town. Mike Duffy: What are most looking forward to with the Orioles Organization after being traded from the Dodgers in the Manny MachadoContinue reading “Zach Pop: Popping Bottles”
Evaluating the Myth of Postseason Experience
We’ve all heard MLB commentators, especially the old-school ones, complain about a team’s postseason chances because its players lack experience, but is there real evidence to suggest that’s true? Taking a look a hitters, pitchers, age, and experience, we can draw a data-driven conclusion.