By: Jack Kennedy Ever since the analytical era of baseball began, the way we view baseball stats has significantly evolved. Emphasis has been continually taken away from standard stats such as batting average and has been redistributed to the increasingly important on-base percentage. This shift has occurred for obvious reasons: it doesn’t matter if someoneContinue reading “Joey Gallo: An Interesting Case”
-The K Zone- September 11th 2018 Luis Perez Interview by Mike Duffy This Article has been translated from Spanish to English. Original Version at the bottom. Mike Duffy: Do you have a motto or something to do to get you out of a bad time? Luis Perez: My motto when I’m going through a badContinue reading “Luis Perez: Don’t Let Anyone Steal Your Dream”
– The K Zone – September 11, 2018 From On Top of the World to the Phantom DL: The Cruel Realities of Professional Baseball by Mojo Hill “When people lie to your face over and over you start becoming a person that you never wanted to be.” It hasn’t been the easiest journey for former topContinue reading “From On Top of the World to the Phantom DL: The Cruel Realities of Professional Baseball”
-The K Zone- September 10th 2018 Sam Carlson Interview by Mike Duffy Photo Credit: The Seattle Times Mike Duffy: What were some of your favorite parts about the Mariners Organization? Sam Carlson: My favorite part about the Mariners Organization is the people. Everyone from the front office to the trainers to my teammates. Everybody isContinue reading “Sam Carlson: A Lot of Fun With the Mariners”
-The K Zone- September 9th 2018 Luis Curbelo Jr. Interview by Mike Duffy Mike Duffy: What are some of your favorite parts about the Chicago White Sox Organization? Luis Curbelo Jr. : Their tradition and their pinstripes pants are the best part. Mike Duffy: What are some differences of baseball in Puerto Rico that youContinue reading “Luis Curbelo Jr. : Born To Play”
-The K Zone- September 1st 2018 Andruw Monasterio Interview by Mike Duffy Mike Duffy: What were some of your favorite parts about the Cubs Organization? Andruw Monasterio: My Favorite Parts Of Chicago Cubs Organization, I think I liked everything about the Cubs. Mike Duffy: What are you looking forward too in the Nationals Organization? Andruw Monasterio: I haveContinue reading “Andruw Monasterio: Just Being Positive”
An Investigation into the correlation between the changes in culture and the way baseball is has changed as a result By Jack Kennedy Introduction “Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball…” a quote by Jacquez Barzun that may be truer than initially perceived. ThroughoutContinue reading “America’s Pastime”
The 2018 season is winding down, but the real races are just beginning.