Archive for August, 2013


August 05, 2013

Chris Johnson: Professional Hitter

Through Friday Chris Johnson has a ridiculously high .430 batting average on balls in play (BABIP) this season.  His BABIP is the highest in the majors among players who qualify for the rate-stat leaderboards.  This suggests that on batted balls, …

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August 04, 2013

Show #235: A Perfect Week for the Braves

BJ returns.  Beachy returns.  The Braves keep rolling along.



August 03, 2013

This is How a Playoff Team Plays

I’ll admit it: coming into the Cardinals series, I was less than confident in the Braves. St. Louis has one of, if not the, best team in baseball this year. We’re an injury-plagued team swinging rubber bats. I would …

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