VORP? UZR? BABIP? No doubt you have seen some recent articles, including on this website, using terms that sound like they could come directly from NASA or the CIA. These terms actually are part of an emerging lexicon that is revolutionizing baseball circles called Sabermetrics.
Sabermetrics is the term given by baseball folks to the practice of churning and [...]
Given that my Washington Nationals were being pummeled 11-7 by the Milwaukee Brewers on this Sunday afternoon, I thought my time would be better spent talking a little bit about FanGraphs (www.fangraphs.com) and some key statistics being used to analyze games.
FanGraphs.com is a company located in Arlington, Virginia that provides statistics for every player in Major League [...]