BABS Game Plan – Update No. 5

As the Major League Baseball season begins its fragile return, we have one final pre-season update of the BABS Database and Master Spreadsheet, and some commentary.

KEY CHANGES: Playing time ratings have been updated as appropriate; overall, the distribution of those ratings has flattened. Adjustments to the asset ratings have...

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Baseball is back… here is what to expect

Welcome back to 2020. It’s nice to know that there is a path to a 60-game season, however, the COVID cloud is a stark reminder that nothing is certain yet. Still, BABS needs to assess what 60 games means. I have received several emails from readers asking whether BABS will...

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BABS Game Plan – Update No. 4

It’s the question on everyone’s mind — WHAT NOW? (Click through for a message from Ron Shandler.)

This is the final planned BABS Game Plan update for the 2020 pre-season, but we all know about “the best laid plans…” so who knows? This update’s focus is...

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BABS Game Plan 3 – Game Strategies

To all: MLB’s indefinite suspension of operations will not affect the scheduling of our final BABS Game Plan update, currently set to post on Wednesday, March 18. Should the delay to the start of the regular season warrant another update, we will add one to the schedule. Any further information...

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On Deck in 2020…

For me, the mantra has always been, “To stand still is to move backwards.” I am never quite satisfied that we have gone as far as we can or have done as much as we could. Neither is BABS; when it comes to satisfying our needs, she is insatiable. So,...

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CONGRATS! Final 2019 BABS Ratings Posted

Congratulations to all the winners! Hopefully BABS has helped you take home a title in 2019. The database with final BABS ratings is now posted at the link to your right.

It’s been another crazy year, but what year isn’t? Yes, the massive spikes in power and strikeouts have changed...

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