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Inside Baseball: Instinctive Player Says Data Makes Baseball (More) ‘Boring’

Jayson Werth, the Jeramiah Johnson of baseball, usually did things his own way during a long and distinguished career that ended abruptly—and for now—in June. Werth decided to hang ‘em up after “tweaking” his Read more…

Baseball Analytics Yields MVP Contenders

As the Major League Baseball trading deadline approaches on Friday (July 31), one sabermetric statistic is ubiquitous in all trade rumor reports: WAR. WAR stands for "Wins Above Replacement," and the metric is touted Read more…