I was worried about this. Early this year Tyler Thornburg made a few multi-inning appearances and I got my hopes up but it looks increasingly likely that he is going to assume a traditional* bullpen role sometime soon.** This opinion comes... read more »
About: Paul Noonan
I love Sabermetrics and try to apply the same style of analysis to football. That said, I'm not above childish name calling.
You know what, I’ve read a lot about baseball lately, I’d like to read something about basketball. Hey, Bill Simmons, he knows a lot about basketball and runs Grantland, I’ll bet I can find something good over there, maybe even on the... read more »
I think he probably is. People have been waiting for Yovani Gallardo to make the leap to “ace status” whatever that means, but it’s safe to say at this point that that isn’t happening. Some people think Gallardo is due for a bounceback... read more »
I meant to ask Harry Pavlidis (@harrypav), PitchFX guru extraordinaire, if new research into pitch framing may begin to change the ways umpires call games thereby decreasing the effectiveness of pitchers like Jonathan Lucroy. That was my intention.... read more »