We at The Bullpen would like to recognize all the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, including the ability to watch our favorite sport. Baseball may not be here yet, but let's breakdown the 2020 season plan! Happy Memorial Day!
The hot stove season is one of the most exciting times of baseball, as fans eagerly await where the next superstar free agent will land and for how much money. This two-part series will examine the best and worst signings of the decade!
MLV, or Marginal Lineup Value, is a statistic that measures a player's offensive production in runs above an average offensive player. MLV takes a theoretical team of nine average hitters, replaces one of them with a player we want to measure, gives him the same percentage of the team's total plate appearances (PA) as he... Continue Reading →
The world is changing, and fast. It’s been changing quickly since the rise of technology, and later, the inception of social media. But now more than ever, it feels as if the habits developed in quarantine today may bleed into the way people interact with each other tomorrow. So while habits may change in the... Continue Reading →
Everything's bigger in Texas, and Eric thinks these players are the biggest, baddest Rangers of them all. Check out his picks!
From Adam Eaton to Trevor Bauer, many of these trades changed the baseball landscape. How did these transactions help or hurt your favorite team?
Join in the conversation! The Bullpen's Alex Wahl breaks down the new plan for the 2020 MLB season. What are your thoughts?
The sum of a player's on-base percentage (OBP) and their slugging average (SLG). This is a quick and easy statistic for understanding a player's offensive productivity. OPS is more closely correlated to run scoring than batting average, on-base percentage, or slugging average alone, which is why many baseball fans prefer this statistic to compare players'... Continue Reading →
From Zack Greinke to James Loney, many of these trades changed the baseball landscape. How did these transactions help or hurt your favorite team?
We're back! This time, The Bullpen's Eric Bernstein is sharing his interview with Tim Mead, the President of the Hall of Fame & Museum. Check it out!
"Stress" is a way of characterizing how much of a pitcher's workload has been compressed into high pitch count outings. The higher the stress ratings over the course of a pitcher's career, the higher likelihood of arm injuries. Stress = Pitcher Abuse Points(PAP)/# of Pitches PAP = (# of Pitches -100)^3 According to Keith Woolner,... Continue Reading →
Eric's back again with an All-Time team! This time we're looking at the Seattle Mariners. Check it out! Did we miss any of your favorites?
Yankees MLB.com beat reporter Bryan Hoch provides injury updates on Yankees players and how the team is preparing for a season with an unknown start date.
Batting average is a measure of a hitter's performance, and is calculated by dividing a player's hits by their total at-bats, over a period of time. Batting averages can range from .000 (NO hits in all at-bats) and 1.000 (a hit in EVERY at-bat). In the absence of walks, reaching a base on errors, or... Continue Reading →