Study: Can an MLB Player Be Consistently Lucky/Unlucky?

“Baseball is only a game, a game of inches and a lot of luck,” said the great Bob Feller, a Hall of Fame pitcher cited as one of the top flamethrowers in MLB history. This quote came during World War II, as Feller missed three seasons of his prime to participate in it, and 80 years later, it’s fair to wonder if his claim is … Continue reading Study: Can an MLB Player Be Consistently Lucky/Unlucky?

Rockies Save Themselves With No-Brainer Nolan Arenado Extension

The Colorado Rockies have made a massive splash, signing star third baseman Nolan Arenado to a huge eight-year contract extension worth $260 million. This extension runs through Arenado‚Äôs age 35 season, and his $32.5 million average annual value is the highest ever for a position player. This is definitely a surprise; Arenado had seemed destined to test the free agent waters for years in search … Continue reading Rockies Save Themselves With No-Brainer Nolan Arenado Extension