Return of the Blog

After a few months off, the blog is coming back. It’s been a little crazy finishing law school, doing some work at a startup (Stattleship, a social sports game revolving around, well, stats) and once again transitioning from the student world. I once saw someone remark that when you write a post about not writing […]

Kevin Youkilis: On the Block?

The 2012 Boston Red Sox look a lot like the 2011 version of the team. Two players entered this year as potential free agents: David Ortiz and Kevin Youkilis. Ortiz, enjoying a tremendous resurgence, may have already guaranteed himself another arbitration deal with the Red Sox, but Kevin Youkilis, over whom the Sox have a […]

Rays Young Pitching: It Keeps Going, and Going…

It looks like the Rays are at in again in terms of setting records with young pitching: Rays have started 200 consecutive games w/ a pitcher they drafted and 931 consecutive games w/ a pitcher age 30 or younger, both ML records. — Jonathan Gantt (@Jonathan_Gantt) May 14, 2012 James Shields is, of course, the […]

Three True Outcomes: Return of the King

At the beginning of the 2011 season, few players received as much hype as Adam Dunn. After signing a two-year deal with the Washington Nationals his first time in free agency, Dunn did what he does best: hit home runs, strike out, and walk. Dunn was the model of consistency: 38 home runs both years […]