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Bregman Hires Scott Boras as Agent: Houston Chronicle
You see this in ZiPS in shorter seasons. In a 200 AB season, ZiPS sees Altuve having a 1-in-130 chance of hitting .400 compared to the 1-in-589 you'd get for a .305 hitter binomial would tell you.— DSzymborski (@DSzymborski) June 28, 2020
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Breaking down prospects in and out of MLB Pools - Athletic $$
My Recommended Article: GM’s face a new set of challenges in 60-game sprint. James Click is one of the GM’s interviewed, but it talks about some of the unique challenges that will face organizations this year based on rule changes. Teams will only be able to trade members of their 60 man roster, accelerated timelines before trade deadlines, safety protocols, etc.
Happy Birthday to 54th Moises Alou!
Although he only had a 3 year stint with Houston, they came at a ridiculous .331/.403/.585 pace across those three seasons, crushing 95 HR, all of which was good for a 148 OPS+ and 13.6 WAR.