Shift. Robot. Umpires. Now.

I saw an interesting stat line a few days ago that caught my eye: Bryce Harper’s batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentages: Through July 27th:  .253/.366/.465 Since July 28th:  .250/.423/.650 Now there are two matters worth noting here: First, stop using batting average as a benchmark of a player’s offensive ability.  Those two stretches … Continue reading Shift. Robot. Umpires. Now.