Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Under-Appreciated Loss of Russell Martin’s Pitch Framing

Russell Martin’s departure obviously leaves the Yankees weaker at catcher. Martin was respectable offensively and had the reputation of being a good defensive backstop. Although pitch framing metrics are still in their infancy, most reports agree that Martin excels at … Continue reading

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Does Alfonso Soriano Make Sense in the Outfield?

Today, a report from Jon Heyman indicated that the Cubs are willing to eat $26M of the $36M remaining on Alfonso Soriano’s contract in exchange for the “right” prospect. If this is true, it’s worth investigating. Alfonso Soriano is no … Continue reading

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