Posts tagged "Fangraphs"

Gordon Beckham and Defense: Who to Believe?

Gordon Beckham and Defense: Who to Believe?
I don’t think of myself as a particularly strong sabermetric guy, but I also don’t write off numbers simply because I’m not familiar with them or I don’t quite understand them.  Similarly, I wouldn’t say I’m a devotee to traditional notions about baseball either.  Too often that line of thinking relies on outdated and often... Read more »

White Sox Player Previews: Scott Downs

White Sox Player Previews: Scott Downs
A few folks gave Rick Hahn some quiet praise and a passing grade for the off-season moves he made. One of the “little moves” he made was signing Scott Downs to a one year deal. According to the press release, he brings veteran leadership to the bullpen. I’m not sure if leadership is needed in... Read more »

Your 2013 Chicago White Sox Preview: Chris Sale (preview #12)

Your 2013 Chicago White Sox Preview: Chris Sale (preview #12)
And now on to the pitchers.  Pitchers are an interesting breed.  There are so many ways to look at pitchers and what they are worth.  While the debate between old and new statistical advocates is strong when discussing batters, it is at a whole new level when it comes to pitchers.  It is amazing to... Read more »
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Your 2013 White Sox: Tyler Flowers (Preview #*8)

Your 2013 White Sox: Tyler Flowers (Preview #*8)
If you had to pick one player on the White Sox, at least on the offensive side, who has the most pressure on him, it would have to be Tyler Flowers.  Never mind that he has been the “catcher of future” since he arrived from the Braves in 2008.  He is replacing once of the... Read more »