Tag Archives: B.J Upton

Which One?

Borrowing this from my friend and fantasy competitor Matthew Berry of ESPN: Player A seems to be in a freefall. Never having lived up to his promise, his batting average has declined for three straight seasons, below .250 for the … Continue reading

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Upton’s Hustle

A sold out ballpark and gorgeous weather were a two of the takeaways that Rays fans in attendance today could enjoy in a 9-3 loss to the Jays in Dunedin. The one positive for Rays fans in attendance and tuning … Continue reading

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Patience

Much was made last season about the Rays’ approach as they tended to work deep into counts that seemingly often resulted in a walk or a strikeout. After all, the club did lead the American League in both categories last … Continue reading

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Runs Created 2008-2010

Runs Created is a statistic created by the legendary Bill James. He explains it as: With regard to an offensive player, the first key question is how many runs have resulted from what he has done with the bat and on … Continue reading

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Player Preview: B. J. Upton

It’s not all that often that a player comes along that can run like Mays and hit like Hayes, well, Charlie Hayes at least: I’m an unabashed Upton-supporter, because I appreciate the little things that he does on the field. … Continue reading

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Batter Results by Location: The Much Maligned Division

Continuing our look at how the Rays fared I wanted to take a look at one of the more enigmatic batters on our team and a surprise look at someone that isn’t a batter at all.  You can find the … Continue reading

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