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Ultimate Zone Rating: Defense is a pitcher’s best friend

There's nothing more frustrating for pitchers than an expected out that goes awry. Squandered grounders, dropped fly balls, and wild throwing errors have been the bane of pitchers since Cy Young threw 400-plus innings a season. Instead of a one-two-three inning, the battery must now deal with a baserunner, increasing

Pitching the numbers: Why baseball’s the easiest to bet on

Similar to any athletic competition, betting on sports is most enjoyable when you win. After all, as Red Sanders said, “winning isn't everything, it's the only thing”. Fans of wagering on multiple sports know that each league has its own quirks. Some consider basketball to be the most predictable sport

SPORTS BOOKSHELF: Dinner with DiMaggio, Coach Wooden and Me. … and more

All kinds of new sports books. All kinds of interesting reading. What follows if the pick of the pack. Enjoy          Dinner with DiMaggio by Richard Sandomir (Hatchette Books,   $26.00, 350 pages) is a bit overblown and repetitive which more careful editing would have fixed. There is also data on the

Start Spreading the News

With the New York Yankees back in business and the future looking bright and my THE ULTIMATE YANKEE BOOK coming out this fall, for your reading pleasure - -a small excerpt. Apocryphal  Story or statement of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true. The Trade                   As the story goes, Sox owner Tom

Believe in The Mets Players

The only thing that can stop the New York Mets is their training staff and their management. Those are the two factors that can directly affect the outcome of some of their best players, like Noah Syndergaard, or Yoenis Cespedes. To show that the job has gotten away from manager, Terry

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