Wednesday Liftoff Links

While the Astros were battling the Pirates in the rain soaked Pittsburgh I was putting together these links for morale.

 

Rankings

Beyond the Box Score Power Rankings: Week 23 - Beyond the Box Score
Brian Bogusevic makes an appearance in this weeks power ranking.

FanGraphs Power Rankings – 9/5/11 | FanGraphs Baseball
Still in the basement, but with this week with some hope. Check out the WAR%.

 

Top games of the week: Aug. 28-Sept. 3
Woo another week with a three star game, go Astros.

 

 

 

Understanding the Roster

MLB Roster Rules: The 40 Man Roster - MLB Daily Dish
MLBDD takes a look at the 40-man roster and the rules behind it.

MLB Roster Rules: The 25 Man Roster and Options - MLB Daily Dish
MLBDD explains how the 25 man roster works.

2011 Hot Stove Season: Know Your Agents - MLB Daily Dish
We know the free agents that will hit the market this off-season. Check out their agents.

MLB Roster Rules: Rule 4 Amateur Draft - MLB Daily Dish
How does the Rule 4 Amateur Draft work? We explain eligibility, compensation, protected picks, and much more!

 

Yankees Designate Lance Pendleton For Assignment - MLB Daily Dish
Remember this guy?

 

 

Random Other Stuff

 

Ultimate Astros " Astros minor league statistical year in review, Part I
Zachary Levine takes a look at the statistics that accompany several of the prospects this year in the Minor Leagues.

 

Mills explains reason for Bogusevic not getting more at-bats versus lefties - Houston Houston Astros | Examiner.com
Facepalm link of the week? Apparently with more people on the roster it means Mills has an even better excuse to give better players more time on the bench.

Opportunities: Another Flaw in Fielding Metrics? - Beyond the Box Score

All fielding opportunities are not created equal, causing there to be great variance in modern advanced fielding metrics.

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