Why Mike Trout is a 3-Tool Player

Baseball has clearly had technological and analytical improvements over the last few decades. Pitching and hitting advancements have led the way, and defense has lagged behind. In the much more recent past, more accurate defensive metrics have been created, and the older ones have been updated. Defensive Runs Saved (DRS), Ultimate Zone Rating (UZR), and... Continue Reading →

DJ Lemahieu: The Unexpected MVP of the Yankees

When DJ LeMahieu signed his two year, 24-million-dollar deal with the Yankees, there were mixed reactions. Some thought that since he was a man without a position (the Yankees already had Didi Gregorius, Gleyber Torres, Troy Tulowitzki, Miguel Andujar, Luke Voit, and Greg Bird), he wasn’t worth the money. Others preferred the Yankees would have... Continue Reading →

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