Tag Archives: Mike Trout

75% Likely to Make the Baseball Hall of Fame? Part I–Hitters

In Jeff Sullivan’s chat this morning, it was posited that Mike Trout has approximately a 75% chance to make the HOF, given that he’s duplicated his 20 year old season for the ages with a 21 year old season that … Continue reading

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Surprises after 40 Games — AL Version

With approximately 25% of the 2013 season in the books, I was looking over the team stats for both the AL and the NL.    The AL team stats can be found here (offense) and here (pitching).  In the Junior Circuit, … Continue reading

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Remembering (Incorrectly) Bill Buckner

For some reason I can’t remember, I was looking at Bill Buckner’s career stats – as I became a diehard baseball fan in the 1980s he was on the downside of his career, but my recollection was (outside of the … Continue reading

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Elvis Andrus and Jurickson Profar

 The prospect lists are all out by now – BP, Keith Law, Fangraphs – and though there are countless disagreements, on one point all seem to agree:  namely, Jurickson Profar is the best prospect in baseball.  With the production we’ve … Continue reading

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@Ottoneu League 52 — Auction Results

Our Ottoneu league completed its 3rd auction last night – as the league has matured it seems fair to say that that the auction takes on slightly less importance each season, but that is not to say it isn’t one … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Buster Posey Do it Again?

I was talking to a friend in our Ottoneu league about 2013 expectations for my roster, and he made a comment that I wasn’t expecting – namely, that he was expecting a significant regression from Buster Posey.    Given Posey’s age, … Continue reading

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