STATS Advanced Metrics: Trade for Edwin Diaz Gives New York Mets Bullpen Much-Needed Relief

STATS Advanced Metrics: Trade for Edwin Diaz Gives New York Mets Bullpen Much-Needed Relief

The New York Mets kicked off the month of December with an intriguing blockbuster trade, making a deal with the rebuilding Seattle Mariners. Robinson Canó, Edwin Díaz, and a stack of $20 million were sent off to New York. In return, the Mariners acquired Jay Bruce, Anthony Swarzak, Gerson Bautista, and prospects Jarred Kelenic and […]

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The Unbeatens: Four of Europe’s Best Have Taken Different Paths to Remain Undefeated

The Unbeatens: Four of Europe’s Best Have Taken Different Paths to Remain Undefeated

Four clubs in Europe’s top-five leagues are showing the term ‘unbeatable’ can take on a number of different shapes. With STATS Edge, we can objectively quantify what the term means for Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool.   Paris Saint-Germain have already matched the end-of-season point gap they won Ligue 1 with last season. […]

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Five Things to Know About the Championship

Five Things to Know About the Championship

The Championship’s top team through the November international break is possession heavy and has had plenty scoring chances, but they’re most dangerous when sending balls into the box. The division’s top scorer is consistently getting chances in opponents’ penalty area. And Middlesbrough’s goalkeeper is saving his club more than a quarter of a goal per […]

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Best Betts: Analyzing the 2018 AL MVP with STATS Advanced Metrics

Best Betts: Analyzing the 2018 AL MVP with STATS Advanced Metrics

Mookie Betts was the best player in Major League Baseball in 2018. The 26-year-old outfielder was an All-Star and earned a Gold Glove for the third-consecutive season, while notching his second Silver Slugger in three years. In short: It’s no surprise Betts won the AL MVP. Betts’ production aided the Boston Red Sox to a […]

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Know Your xRVAA: Analyzing the 2018 Cy Young Award Finalists Using STATS Advanced Analytics

Know Your xRVAA: Analyzing the 2018 Cy Young Award Finalists Using STATS Advanced Analytics

This year’s Cy Young finalists all have strong cases for the award, each delivering great performances throughout the year. But the winners should be determined by unique differentiators that are only detectable through advanced analytics. The American League leader in wins, Blake Snell (21), also posted a league-best 1.89 ERA. Justin Verlander struck out 290 […]

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