For the first time since 1992 (Dennis Eckersley), a pitcher has won an MVP award. Justin Verlander’s incredible season for an ALCS team was too much to deny as he was crowned the AL MVP on the Monday before Thanksgiving. He won the pitcher’s triple crown with the most wins (24), lowest ERA (2.40) and … Continue reading
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Moneyball Works, but Wins and RBI Are Not Meaningless!
I’ve blogged about Moneyball both on this blog and on LenNYsYankees.com, and for the most part I’ve discussed its merits, and its statistical strength in determining how much a single player is worth on the free agent market. While I stand by my original position, I recently had a conversation on Twitter with some folks who are ready … Continue reading
AL MVP Outlook: Granderson, Bautista, Verlander, and some Sox
We’re down to a little over a month of baseball. It’s like realizing you only have a bite or two of ice cream left in your bowl and you’re not going to have anything left to enjoy soon. Luckily my Yankees have a half game lead in the A L East and are all, but … Continue reading