Author: John Storey

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Happy Canada Day, Eh!

Happy Canada Day! Just three days before Independence Day, America’s Northern neighbours are celebrating their own origins. On this day, let’s celebrate some of baseball’s great Canadian connections, stats, facts, and players:  84.15: The total […]

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What Will Travis Shaw’s Past Lead To?

Travis Shaw is a unique case. Quite often, players are categorized or assessed based on the height of the floor and ceiling of their performance. Travis Shaw is no exception, however, he has brought new […]

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Catchers (And Umpires) Are Remarkably Consistent

At every level of baseball, there’s much concern over a catcher’s health. There is less discussion on the in-game impact of those rigours than there is on how it affects durability. Any major league roster […]

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Unexplained and Misunderstood: The Shift

The shift is one of baseball’s many modernizations. It’s collected many extra outs as well as left pitchers feeling disgruntled with their team’s analytics department. Some readers may have experience with the shift, either as […]

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The 2020 MLB Season: You Thought This Delay Mattered?

Firstly, let me preface this by saying that there are very legitimate reasons for the delayed 2020 season. Very real, serious health concerns. Sean Doolittle has made this very clear (on Twitter, of course). Players […]

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A Kuhl Player I Found: Chad Kuhl

My discovery of Chad Kuhl came during one of many instances where I find myself exploring and perusing Baseball Savant. It’s one of the most insightful, awe-inspiring things and humbling things a baseball enthusiast can do. Each […]

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A Prolific Pioneer: Branch Rickey

In a game riddled with innovation and competitive imbalance never has there been a pioneer as prolific as Branch Rickey. We recognize him for much of his work, an amount which would bedazzle the resume of any […]