Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 (Dynamically Updated)

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Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 Presenting the full list of Scoreless Outing Percentage (ScOtg%), Goose Eggs (GE), and related statistics for 2022. Statistics run through the end of play on May 24. These statistics aim to further measure effectiveness of relief pitchers. Scoreless Outing Percentage, which first appeared in this piece, is based […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Rays Closer Committee

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The Tampa Bay Rays‘ closer committee (bullpen-by-committee) is once again proving to be top notch. It is one of the things keeping this team in the race for a playoff spot. Also, the closer-by-committee they are using is once again proving naysayers wrong, as it shows they have mastered this strategy to their advantage. What […] READ MORE


The Baltimore Orioles Call Up Adley Rutschman

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The Baltimore Orioles have called up top prospect Adley Rutschman. He made his major league debut in front of the Orioles fans on Saturday. He tripled in his second at-bat of the day. Their overall top prospect hopes to be the team’s catcher for the next decade and lead an Orioles staff that has some […] READ MORE


Chad Green Sidelined with Tommy John Surgery

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The New York Yankees suffered a big blow to their relief corps this weekend. Veteran pitcher Chad Green is done for the season and likely beyond, as he requires Tommy John surgery. Green has been one of the team’s more reliable relief pitchers for several years. With Aroldis Chapman struggling again, the last thing that […] READ MORE


Yankees Must Pay Aaron Judge

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Aaron Judge is making a strong case to be the face of the New York Yankees for years to come. That point was fairly evident even before the season, when the sides failed to agree on a multi-year extension. However, Judge’s multiple showcase performances within the last week have sent the loudest message yet. The onus […] READ MORE


Jorge López New Calling as a Closer

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Jorge López has had a new calling as a closer. So far, this “new calling” has turned out to be a success for the Baltimore Orioles. As of this writing, the 29-year-old right-hander has four saves, three wins, and a 1.06 ERA. The former starter has seen his career change dramatically for the better. Always […] READ MORE


Ben’s Baseball Alphabet: Beany

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It would be too easy to choose B is for Baseball or anything ball or base or bat-related. This has to be somewhat of a challenge and a learning process for us or why even do it? So after perusing the pages of The Dickson Baseball Dictionary, which is an enjoyable pastime in itself, this […] READ MORE


Yankees Michael King Emerges as Relief Ace

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It was June in the Bronx and the New York Yankees were playing the Boston Red Sox. The New York Yankees trailed their historic rival by three games in the standings and were about to start a three-game set. The Red Sox sent Nathan Eovaldi to the mound to face off against 26-year-old righty, Michael […] READ MORE


The Blue Jays’ Run Differential Could Be in Trouble

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The Blue Jays run differential could be trouble. The key words being ‘could be.’ Baseball is a thrilling game because of how teams find different ways to win every day. The Toronto Blue Jays have been doing just that. The negative run differential is a glaring difference that separates the Blue Jays from the other […] READ MORE


Ben’s Baseball Alphabet: Angler

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Do you remember when you were young and your grandpappy used to take you down to the lake? He would wake you early in the morning before the sun rose. You would eat a hearty breakfast of bacon and eggs and slug down a glass of orange juice. He filled up his thermos with scalding […] READ MORE