Minnesota Twins Acquire Michael A. Taylor From Kansas City

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On Monday, the Minnesota Twins acquired center fielder Michael A. Taylor from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for minor league pitching prospects Evan Sisk and Steven Cruz. After a quiet first half to the offseason, the Twins have exploded onto the market in the new year. This trade is the second in just a […] READ MORE


Marlins Acquire All-Star Luis Arraez in Trade

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The Miami Marlins and Minnesota Twins have reportedly agreed to a trade that will send AL batting champion Luis Arraez to Miami. In exchange for Arraez, Miami will send starting pitcher Pablo L√≥pez and two prospects. Per sources, the prospects involved in the deal are shortstop Jose Salas and outfielder Byron Chourio. Per MLB Pipeline, […] READ MORE


Pitch f/x and Tanner Houck’s Breakout Season

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A change in pitch usage can be the catalyst for a pitcher breaking out. In this article, we will go through the process of using Pitch f/x data via Fangraphs to identify how the Boston Red Sox’s young hurler Tanner Houck changed his pitch mix by changing his usage rates of existing pitches. With data […] READ MORE


Miami Marlins Trade David Phelps to Seattle

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The trade deadline is probably the most exciting time of the regular season. Contending teams acquire big name players such as how the Chicago Cubs traded for right-hander Jose Quintana, or how the New York Yankees acquired third baseman Todd Frazier from the Chicago White Sox. While it’s fun to watch contending teams gear up […] READ MORE