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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September surgers hold hope for 2020

by Pat Cloghessy

We need to talk about Tommy Edman (S+). A former 6th round pick out of Stanford, Edman’s calling card has always been speed. Across two levels in 2018, Edman hit a career-high seven HR in 518 AB, with 30 SB. Between AAA and the majors this season,...

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BABS awards her most improved for 2019

by Doug Gruber

The end of the baseball season brings discussion for awards such as Cy Young and MVP. At BABSbaseball, we are all about player skills. Many players have demonstrated significant changes in their underlying skill sets during the season. Let’s look at those who have shown the biggest...

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BABS shakes up the top of the 2020 pitching pyramid

by Pat Cloghessy

There is going to be a shakeup at the top next year. For some, the baton will be passed from Max Scherzer (E+,K+), to 2020’s first SP off the board, Gerrit Cole (E+,K+). Scherzer (pictured) has done nothing to disabuse us of his ability to dominate, but...

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BABS reviews the September call-ups

by Doug Gruber

As the calendar flips to September, MLB rosters can expand from their current 25-man limit to as many as the entire 40-man roster. Lots of new faces for sure. Let’s look at several call-ups and get BABS’ perspective as to whether these newcomers have the skills (based...

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