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- The Tampa Bay Rays and the Advantages of Pulling the Ball
effect once again. Of all the Rays hitters with at least 100 PA this year, only three players (Miller, Forsythe, and Dickerson) are below the league average in Pull%. Now, it could be pure coincidence
- Pitch Movement Benchmarks
- Shelby Miller: Pseudo-Prospect
-value leaderboard. The best cutter last year, among starting pitchers, belonged to Jake Arrieta. The second-best cutter belonged to Corey Kluber. The third-best belonged to Shelby Miller. Out of nowhere
- Jake Westbrook Extended
The St. Louis Cardinals and Jake Westbrook have agreed to an extension. The new contract is reportedly a one-year, $8.75 million contract for 2013 with a superfluous mutual option worth $9.5 million
- Can The Braves Fix Shelby Miller?
The title of this post presupposes a few things -- that new Brave Shelby Miller is broken; that Shelby Miller can be fixed; that Shelby Miller has not yet been fixed; that some teams are more likely
- Jake Arrieta: King of Weak Contact
, he also happens to throw 95.
Of course, we're talking about Jake Arrieta, who threw another no-hitter last night, this one coming just 14 starts after his first no-hitter, back on August 30th
- Brad Miller Becomes a Slugging Corner Infielder
% of hitters when it comes to ISO.
As you might imagine, Miller is enjoying one of the largest year-to-year increases in ISO, coming in fourth behind Jake Lamb, Brandon Moss, and Yasmany Tomas
- Diamondbacks Pay for Ace, Get Shelby Miller
Just yesterday, we thought the Wade Miley trade might've been lopsided. And, you know, maybe. But now we're on another level. Forget the Wade Miley trade. Now we have the Shelby Miller trade. Kudos
- Pinpointing the Moment Jake Lamb's Season Changed
to that conclusion. Zack Greinke hasn't been great, A.J. Pollock missed significant time, and Shelby Miller's year has gone about as poorly as you could imagine. The club is set to lose nearly 100 games
- Jake Lamb on Being a Gap-to-Gap Diamondback
Jake Lamb is off to a solid start in the production department. The left-handed-hitting third baseman homered in Arizona’s opener, and he doubled in game two. There’s more where that came from. Lamb
- Jake Arrieta: NL Contact Manager Of The Year
them past the Pirates in the wild card game, ace starter Jake Arrieta.
These Cubs have been built quickly, and have excelled in many talent procurement areas. Hitting on high-end position player
- Sunday Notes: Brewers' Erceg, Francona's Computer, Lamb's Power, Miller, more
“I was representing Cal and (head coach) David Esquer, and I had to transfer” said Erceg. “When I got to Menlo I was representing Jake McKinley, who told me he was going to help me become
- The Sleeper and the Bust Episode 303 – Corey Dickerson/Jake McGee Trade
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- Bradding Miller
Too big of a reach on the title?
As I tend to do on Sundays when considering a topic for my Monday post on shortstops, I was perusing the leaderboards and settled on Brad Miller as today's topic