Fun With Justin’s Stats – Beyond the Box Score – Justin Inaz has done a lot of work combining offense and defense to devise total player ratings. Sky has taken some of that work and summarized it at the team level. It rates the Tigers defense at -5 runs, which is slightly below average. Notice the fundamentally sound Twins at -41. Also check out the rank of Tigers position players. Maybe they don't need to blow things up and just get some better pitching.
First Gardenhire, now Maddon (who opted out of his contract w/TAM) available to manage next season
Coleman It turns out Cabrera has a stress fracture. It isn't clear if he will miss any time next season or
Kevin in Dallas I gotta admit, I'm really conflicted here. I'll be insanely jealous of the Royals if they make the playoffs once
Coleman Yes, I don't even know how I'm going to go on now. But I'm glad it isn't me, because...8
Kevin in Dallas This is fantastic work, and really makes me question my level of commitment during the season.
Jamey Newberg has made a