Pick Your Poison: How AL East Aces Should Approach Judge and Stanton

Pick Your Poison: How AL East Aces Should Approach Judge and Stanton

American League East teams not located in the Bronx have a problem. It’s two problems, really, and they both stand at about 6-foot-6 and have over 500 pounds of pure muscle between them. Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton combined for 111 home runs last year, clearing outfield wall after outfield wall at a historic pace. […]

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Yu Darvish Has Much to Prove vs. Lefty-Loaded NL Central

Yu Darvish Has Much to Prove vs. Lefty-Loaded NL Central

The MLB’s cold-stove offseason upgraded to at least lukewarm Feb. 12 when the Chicago Cubs and top free agent target Yu Darvish closed on a potentially $150 million deal. That could wind up being a bargain for the game’s preeminent strikeout pitcher over the last five seasons when considering the usual cost of quality starting […]

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Analyzing Purdue vs. Michigan State with Advanced Metrics

Analyzing Purdue vs. Michigan State with Advanced Metrics

A breakdown of the first-ever top-five meeting between the Boilermakers and Spartans using STATS research and KenPom’s advanced analytics powered by STATS’ college basketball data Identifying an advantage for either team in a marquee matchup between national title contenders can be an exhausting task that often leads one to settle for the basics. Fourth-ranked Michigan […]

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