Pitchers I Can’t Pick Up – Week 6

As pitchers fall victim one by one to the angry DL monster (please be okay, sweet baby Paxton), it becomes more important than ever to make smart waiver choices. Fortunately, as we get further on in the season, sample sizes get larger and advanced stats can more reliably tell us about a pitcher’s performance. After…

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Moments of Heartbreak: Dallas Cowboys – Dez Bryant’s Controversial Non-Catch

The Dallas Cowboys joined the NFL in 1960 as an expansion team. Since their inception, they have been one of the most decorated teams in the National Football League. They have appeared in the Super Bowl 8 times and have won 5 times. Their 5 Super Bowls is good enough to put them at second all time (tied with New England and San Francisco) just behind the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Cowboys are also the only NFL team in history to have 20 straight winning seasons (1966-1985).

Hitters I Can’t Pick Up – Week 5

Just like for the pitchers I talked about this week, I’ll be adding the Regression Profile to hitters I look at in this article as well. For hitters, we can also look at BABIP and HR/FB to see if they are likely to regress, just like for pitchers. As before, red numbers will indicate negative…

Aaron Judge: A Swing Suited For A Giant

What do you do when one of the most prolific rookie catchers in history hits the disabled list the first week into his sophomore campaign?  How do you replace the bat of Gary Sanchez, a bat that produced 20 home runs in 53 games? Well, if you’re the New York Yankees you just throw Aaron…

Moments of Heartbreak: Cleveland Browns – The Move

Who are the Cleveland Browns? The Browns were a charter member of All American Football League (AAFC) and were founded in 1945 by Arthur B. McBride and then coach Paul Brown. In the four year history of the AAFC (1945-1949), the Browns dominated and won the championship in each of the 4 seasons of the…