Pictured on the far left of this photo is Marc DeRosa, RBR Class of 2016’s winner for “Best Eyes,” as a wee baby freshman. Continue reading
Imagine the gray skies of early fall in the Bronx. Imagine the fluorescent lights of a basement classroom. Imagine yourself waiting for a class about Childhood in Medieval Literature to start. Continue reading
Ever since taking over for the injured David Wright at third base, Wilmer Flores has been making his case as a true everyday player.
Last week, I put up a poll on Twitter asking for people to vote on what stat they wanted me to cover next, and BAbip, or Batting Average on balls in play, won handedly, so that is the topic today/this week.
A few weeks ago, the Mets were playing the Padres out in San Diego. Keith Hernandez usually doesn’t take long road trips with the Mets. Why is this important? It gave the other two members of one of the best booths in baseball – Gary Cohen and Ron Darling – a chance to talk about FIP, or Fielding Independent Percentage. Continue reading