Out of left field: Contact rates

Out of left field is an occasional post with matters that don’t require 1,000 words of analysis, but should be mentioned anyway. In no particular order… I wrote about the curious case of Eugenio Suárez for Off the Bench Baseball on Friday and something jumped out at me when I was doing research for the … Continue reading Out of left field: Contact rates

Adding Gallo and Rizzo isn’t what turned the team around.

Since Joey Gallo and Anthony Rizzo made their debuts with the Yankees on July 30th, the Yankees are 22-4. Balancing out the right handed dominant lineup with some lefties, especially in Yankee Stadium, sure worked out, didn’t it? Yeah, that’s not it. The Yankees offensive success has been driven by right handed power. People don’t … Continue reading Adding Gallo and Rizzo isn’t what turned the team around.