Posts tagged "javier vazquez"

Odd things to be on pace for

Odd things to be on pace for
Rate stats are everything in analysis, I feel. I regularly throw a triple-slash of a hitter’s average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage and expect you, my dearest reader, to know exactly what type of performer they are. However, I am not made of stathead blogger stone.  It’s a lot easier to have a real grasp on... Read more »

Chris Sale, Jake Peavy, and the best 1st half in recent White Sox history

Chris Sale, Jake Peavy, and the best 1st half in recent White Sox history
It would be a grotesque misrepresentation of fact to say that the White Sox have not enjoyed good pitching in the Kenny Williams era.  They won the 2005 World Series was won with superb pitching, the organizational strategy is centered around acquiring and developing pitching, and advanced metrics have been rating Sox staffs at the... Read more »