Inside Edge on the Cubs

Last week, Fangraphs added fielding data from Inside Edge to its player pages and leaderboards. Inside Edge scouts grade every play on a scale from impossible (0% chance of a successful fielding play) to almost certain / certain (90-100%). In between we have remote (1-10%), unlikely (10-40%), about even (40-60%) and likely (60-90%). The data…

TWTW: 3/2 – 3/8 (Spring Training Week 2)

“It was a fortunate selection, for Dickey took to shortstop like a duck to water, and in the first game he played in that position, he showed such ability that none of the old-timers on the team had a chance to beat him out of the job. And none did after that for years and…

TWTW: 2/23 – 3/1

“The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game: it’s a part of our past, Ray. It reminds of us of all that…