The regular season is a better indicator of the quality of a team. The postseason is just extra sauce.
Carlos Correa looks like he would have some speed, but he hasn’t stolen a base since 2019. Four years! His sprint to first base speed is 397 out of 582. So he’s roughly a bit lower than median. (68 out of 100). Why does he NEVER steal bases?
Of the eight remaining MLB teams in the playoffs here is each team that is closest to you by distance. (via Reddit) Amusing how the Rangers and Braves blockade the Astros into a tiny corner. I’m in the Chicagoland area, so the Minnesota Twins are my closest. However, the Atlanta Braves aren’t that far away! …
I’m leaning towards a Braves vs. Orioles matchup
Let’s transform the chop into something else! From lumberjacks to astronomers, which Atlanta team name idea is your favorite?
Last week I wrote about how Elly De La Cruz gets much more attention than Corbin Carroll. It’s fascinating how a highlights reel player gets more attention than stats. And then today, there’s a video of Elly robbing Carroll of an inside-the-park home run with a near-100 mph home. For kicks, I did some screenshots.
Today I learned that there are barely any baseball accounts on Mastodon. I’ve found a handful so far: If you are on Mastodon, let me know. I’m at mastodon.social/@57hits