Slumping Studs: Why They Suck, and Who Will and Won’t Turn it Around (Part 4)

It's time for another edition of Slumping Studs, and this week Baseball and Brews is diving into the numbers behind three stars who are failing to meet expectations:¬†Josh Donaldson, Trevor Story, and Christian Yelich. I'll diagnose what's wrong with each hitter and provide a prognosis for their performance for the remainder of the season so... Continue Reading →

The Home Run Derby: How it Works, How it Started, and How it Shakes Out in 2017

Well, it's finally here: the midpoint of the season (even though virtually every team has played more than half of their games, but close enough). The All-Star Break kicks off tonight at 8pm with the first and (probably) most-anticipated event: the Home Run Derby. Today I'll be giving an overview of the history of the... Continue Reading →

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