Archive for September 2012

How wins still distort our perceptions of starting pitchers

Trout is having a season for the ages, which puts him in uncharted territory.

Big free-agent contracts are iffy, and his will be iffier than most.

Is FanGraphs’ fielding independent pitching WAR a better predictor than other methods?

How much surplus value should a team expect to get from players eligible for the league minimum salary?

Are sabermetricians using wins above replacement correctly?

McCutchen has been in MVP discussions as he’s performed beyond our highest expectations

how much will Brandon McCarthy’s recurrent shoulder problems cost him in free agency this winter?