Stats Insight of the Day: The Centerfield Free Agent Class - Bloomberg Sports
I liked this, even if i didn't understand it. Them dudes at Bloomberg figger that Angel Pagan was the best center-field value on the free-agent market.
Probably shouldn't lead the link dump off with two things that I don't really understand. What if they're secret math codes advocating for a revolution? This is a graph that was twoten at me, and has to do with individual offensive contributions over the course of the 2012 season.
Brandon Belt’s Turning Point | FanGraphs Baseball
Couple of FanGraphs links incoming. Eno Sarris was rooting around AT&T Park before FanFest, and the conversations he had led to a pair of good columns. The first one is this one about the tale of Brandon Belt's two 2012 seasons. Remember how it seemed like he wasn't hitting the ball hard in the first half? He wasn't. Remember how it seemed like he was spraying line drives all over the place in the second half? He was.
Asking Ryan Vogelsong About His FIP | FanGraphs Baseball
Vogelsong, to his credit, didn't attach Sarris's underwear to a flagpole and give him a great view of the city. The grind grind grind grind grind of Vogelsong gets some statistical context here.
Rumors | Instream Sports
John D'Acquisto waxes rhapsodic. I wish all former Giants did the same. Okay, maybe just Pat Burrell. Especially Pat Burrell.
Who does @bbelt9 love on Twitter?
This TwitAmore thingie was making the rounds on Valentine's Day. Sam Miller loves me. Jeff Sullivan loves me. I'm so popular and hot and loved and hot.
When it comes to Brandon Belt's love on Twitter ... I don't know what it means, but we might need an intervention. At least he's not the only one.