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Chris Archer Impersonates a Royal

Chris Archer’s rookie season has mostly gone really well. Expectations were high among Rays fans, but what did less emotional systems think of the young pitcher? Here’s a look at his consolidated projections and reality: It’s fair to say that … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Archers

Last week I took a look at the Rays current rookie crop of potential starting pitchers. Within, it was difficult to find good things to say about Chris Archer. The biggest takeaway was that his change up to lefties was utterly … Continue reading

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A Wayyyyyy Too Early Look at the Rays Rookie Pitchers

The Rays embarrassment of riches known as their pitching depth has finally fleshed itself out, somewhat. We’ve seen starts from Chris Archer and Alex Colome and Alex Torres has pitched basically a start plus out of the pen. While this … Continue reading

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The Good and Bad of Wil Myers and His 2013 Platoon Splits

You may not be aware of the newest really cool addition at the incredibly great Baseball-Reference. Sean Forman and his team have made it so that you can see select splits for minor league players.  Using this we can look … Continue reading

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Matt Moore Through Four

Driving through the desert this afternoon I was surrounded by peaks like shark’s teeth on the horizon. With plenty of time to contemplate my mind drifted to wondering what those might have looked like a million years ago before the … Continue reading

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BABIP Insight and the Rays

Fangraphs interview Capo David Laurila had a nice review of a presentation by Dan Rosenheck at the recent Sloan Sports Analytics Conference hosted by MIT.  BABIP is something that can be incredibly useful for framing how a batter has fared … Continue reading

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