Extra Points: Going to WAR

This Week’s Focus Point: Going to WAR   WAR is a fairly new baseball statistic invented out of the sabermetric phenomenon where the emphasis on metrics is accentuated. WAR stands for “Wins Above Replacement” and is an indication of how many wins a...

Extra Points – Runs, Hits, and Errors

Runs, Hits, and Errors                     I’m writing this Extra Points on Saturday morning, while watching Felix Hernandez pitch for the Mariners against the Chicago White Sox. 3B Kyle Seager booted a routine ground ball for an error with 2 outs. While it...

Extra Points – April Fools Day

Fools Gold                     April Fools Day. One of my favorite days, especially because it’s my wife’s birthday. I’ve always teased her because she is an April Fools baby and I was a New Years Eve baby, which means everyone parties on my...