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How Do Shifts Affect League-Wide BABIP?
(7/26/2014)
Not as much as you might expect.
 
Where are the Great Catchers?
(7/21/2014)
Is there a WAR against backstops?
 
The Best and Worst Baserunners in 2014
(7/19/2014)
The fleet of feet.
 
Starting Pitcher Fatigue
(7/16/2014)
From Mickey Lolich to Jeremy Hellickson
 
The (Individually) Historic Reds
(7/9/2014)
Chapman, Cueto, and Seasons of Historic Significance.​
 
Shifts Against Right-Handed Hitters
(6/27/2014)
It's the newest thing
 
The 10 Levels Study: Fifth Hit
(6/20/2014)
The final seven.
 


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Team ratings are based on regular season results.

These are the closers who have been most heavily used in recent days (only those with a score of 35 or higher):

David Robertson, NYY 59
Glen Perkins, Min 51
Steve Cishek, Mia 45
Chad Qualls, Hou 45
Joakim Soria, Det 43

 

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