Texas Rangers Lose Two in a Row to White Sox

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There are times when the game of baseball can be comparable to a boxing match. Sometimes, you’ll see a slugfest in the early rounds, and then there are times when you’ll see the two fighters circling the ring waiting for the perfect time to throw that first punch. Sometimes a fighter will win two in […] READ MORE


Liam Hendriks Signs With The White Sox

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Free-agent reliever Liam Hendriks reportedly agreed to a $54 million contract with the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. The contract is reportedly for three years and an option. He can be bought out of the final year, but the buyout will pay the same as the option. Hendriks, 32 in February, has spent the […] READ MORE


Possible Destinations for Liam Hendriks

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Liam Hendriks put together a spectacular season in 2019, posting a 1.80 ERA, 0.965 WHIP, 124 strikeouts, and 25 saves were all part of an All-Star campaign. 2020 was even better, posting a 1.78 ERA with a 0.671 WHIP in 25 1/3 innings. Although this is a short sample size, he is going into free […] READ MORE


Oakland Athletics 2020 Season Recap

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The 2020 season did not end the way Oakland Athletics fans wanted yet again. And yet, it was still another good year overall. A veteran-laden roster carried Oakland to a division title in the American League West Division, but they ultimately fell to the rival Houston Astros. Oakland Athletics 2020 Season Recap So much went […] READ MORE


Liam Hendriks and Devin Williams Named Relievers of the Year

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Pitchers Liam Hendriks of the Oakland Athletics and Devin Williams of the Milwaukee Brewers have won their league’s respective Reliever of the Year Awards. Hendricks is the winner of the Mariano Rivera Award for the American League, while Williams takes home the National League’s Trevor Hoffman Award. The news was announced late Saturday morning. Liam […] READ MORE


A’s Defeat White Sox 5-3 Evening Up Series at 1-1

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Athletics 5 White Sox 3 The A’s White Sox series is heading for a deciding game three. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Chicago White Sox 5-3 to even up the best of three series on Wednesday afternoon. The first two games of the series were very similar with the winning team getting an early lead. […] READ MORE


Archie Bradley Has Become a Top Closer

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Archie Bradley Has Become a Top Closer (Author’s Note: This article uses the Goose Egg statistic. Nate Silver invented the statistic for clutch late-inning performance, explaining it here.) In June of 2019, Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Archie Bradley was in one of the toughest stretches of his career. He had pitched well in 2017, posting a […] READ MORE


Josh Hader, Aroldis Chapman Named Relievers of the Year

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Hader, Chapman Named Relievers of the Year Josh Hader Wins Trevor Hoffman NL ROTY Milwaukee Brewers lefty Josh Hader was declared the best reliever in the National League on Saturday. The 25 year old had yet another dominant season, putting up a 2.62 ERA, which is incredibly the worst number of his career. He was […] READ MORE