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Pomeranz says issue is 'clear-cut,' but mystery is unsolved

PHILADELPHIA — Drew Pomeranz’s story at this point is less about the Red Sox and more about the individual, and it’s a minor mystery.<p>Theoretically, …

Boston Red Sox

How much will Manchester City miss Kevin de Bruyne after his knee injury? What do the stats tell us about his influence in Pep Guardiola's team and who will get the nod to replace him?

The news that Kevin de Bruyne will miss the next three months of the season with a serious knee ligament injury comes as a blow to Manchester …

Soccer

Kevin De Bruyne - Career in Numbers

After the news of Kevin De Bruyne's potentially serious knee injury, we take a look a the stats behind the magic Belgian

Soccer

Illinois Football: Key stats addressed in the offseason for the Illini

Let’s just say, the Illinois football team didn’t play well last year and their record showed this fact.<p>The Illini finished with a 2-10 record in …

College Sports

Charles Barkley Stats - ESPN

• MIN: Minutes<br>• PTS: Points<br>• FGM-A: Field Goals Made-Attempted<br>• FG%: Field Goal Percentage<br>• 3PM-A: 3-Point Field Goals Made-Attempted<br>• 3P%: 3-Point Field Goal …

Basketball

Ex-MVP Keith Hernandez agrees with Marlins hitting Ronald Acuna intentionally

Keith Hernandez understands and agrees with Miami Marlins pitcher José Ureña hitting Ronald Acuña with a pitch that looked to be intentional.Acuña …

Miami Marlins

Surprises Among Last 30 Day SIERA Leaders

Every so often, I like to peruse recent starting pitcher performance, as skills seemingly change far more often than for hitters. That’s because all …

Extreme Sports

Morning Mound Visit: sabermetrics news - 8/16/18

FanGraphs | Jay Jaffe: If the stats hold, the Cubs could have the highest walk rate of any playoff team in the wild card era, and their rotation has …

Yu Darvish

One Stat Shows The Pathetic State Of A Major SEC Football Program

One incredible stat shows just how badly LSU has struggled when it comes to getting premiere quarterback talent.<p>LSU is without a doubt one of the …

College Football

PFF NFL Video Breakdown – preseason Week 1's big-time throws

Senior Analysts Steve Palazzolo & Zac Robinson take a look at the first week of the preseason in the NFL and the big-time throws that were made. …

NFL

Tigers' Zimmermann better than his stats, but not as good as his salary

It’s the cloud that lingers every time Jordan Zimmermann takes the mound, even on a day as clear and sunny as Wednesday afternoon was at Comerica …

Detroit

Rockets GM Daryl Morey: LeBron best ever 'by a bit of a big margin'

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is a stats guru. He says he has checked the numbers and there's no question: LeBron James is the best …

Basketball

Ronald Acuña avoids broken elbow, awaiting CT scan results

The Braves and Ronald Acuña Jr. received encouraging news following Wednesday’s 5-2 victory as X-rays taken on the star outfielder’s elbow came back …

Major League Baseball

Mike Jorgensen Stats | Baseball

Extreme Sports

Betts, Carpenter, and the Evolution of the Leadoff Hitter

Historically, leadoff hitters don’t possess much power. Historically, they have served as table-setters, players who get on base so that more …

Baseball

Detroit Tigers' Victor Martinez likely to retire after 2018 season

Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez is reportedly ready to call it a career, once the 2018 season comes to an end.<p>Martinez told Fox Sports …

Chicago White Sox

September 5, 1990: Bo knows 'sombreros'

It goes by many names: the whiff, the punchout, or simply a K. If you don’t offer at it, you are frozen, caught looking, or in times gone by, window …

Chicago White Sox

Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 6, Tigers 5

.25<p>Matt Davidson, getting a rare start at third base and clocking his first home run of the month (17th of the year), was the game MVP, with a .25 …

Chicago White Sox

N'Golo Kante and Jorginho prove concerns about Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea system are pure myths

There was a myth, and it was nothing more than a myth, that Chelsea couldn't accommodate both Jorginho and N'Golo Kante in their midfield under …

Soccer

LAFC vs. Real Salt Lake - Football Match Stats - August 15, 2018 - ESPN

Christian Ramirez tallied two goals in his first start for his new team, lifting LAFC to a 2-0 home victory over Real Salt Lake on Wednesday …

Salt Lake City

Sky Sports expose shocking Mike Ashley Newcastle United approach to Transfer Market - Revealing stats

Sky Sports get a lot of stick, quite rightly, for much of their Newcastle United coverage.<p>That embarrassing David Craig ‘interview’ with Mike Ashley …

Soccer

Matchdetails from Tottenham Hotspur - Liverpool played on Saturday 16 August 1969 - LFChistory - Stats galore for Liverpool FC!

Soccer

Rougned Odor’s mechanical adjustments have helped his surging 2018

Rougned Odor’s 2018 began as poorly as anyone’s. Well, maybe not Kole Calhoun’s, but it was pretty bad. For the first two months of the season, Odor …

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Examining one of the weirdest stats of the Mariners’ season

Day and night, Ryon Healy seems to lose his mind at night.In advance of Wednesday’s day game in Oakland, I have taken it upon myself to launch an …

Seattle Mariners

The 50 greatest WRs of all time

Some sports debates are destined to continue forever, or at least as long as that particular game and/or league exists. That's not the case regarding …

Fantasy Football

SABR Overlooked Legends project creates new initiative to honor 19th-century baseball pioneers

The SABR Overlooked 19th Century Base Ball Legends Project began in 2008 when Peter Mancuso introduced Joe Williams as chair of a new project; its …

Hall of Fame

The 2018 Boston Red Sox in History: An Ill-Advised, Premature Comparison | The Hardball Times

The Red Sox added J.D. Martinez to an already stacked lineup, and it has paid off. (via Keith Allison)<p>Just as the Baltimore Orioles, with their …

Boston Red Sox

Game Thread: Only trophy that matters, The Ohio Cup, on the line for Indians

World Series are great, but have you ever hoisted the Ohio Cup?<p>The series is split two games apiece heading into tonight, can the Indians bring it …

World Series

Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey talks trash on Eli Manning

Jalen Ramsey isn't afraid to speak his mind.<p>The Jaguars star cornerback is brash, outspoken and (arguably) the best cornerback in the sport heading …

NFL

Kyle Freeland continues to amaze

Early last season, BtBS alumnus Joe Clarkin wrote an article about then Rockies’ rookie Kyle Freeland. He wrote a well-reasoned article on why we …

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