Nelson Cruz

Fear & Loathing in Small Samples

by Bill M June 11, 2014
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After looking at pitching performances, I’m turning my attention toward offense. Like using xFIP for the pitchers, I’m going to use an advanced statistic for the hitters as well.  Pulled from FanGraphs again, I’m using Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) for the hitters.  To quote FanGraphs, “Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) is one of the most important […]

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Biogenesis Hits the Fan

by Bill M August 7, 2013
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In one of the worst kept secrets in recent memory, Major League Baseball came down with their suspensions for all of the players linked to Biogenesis on Monday, not coincidentally with approximately 50 games left on the schedule.  Twelve players received 50 game suspensions, including all-stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta, and Everth Cabera.  One received […]

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