POTD

Player of the Day, ya mooks ya's. Like: SSI's 2011 Best Bet, Kyle Seager

I think it was the 1995 Player Handbook, which was the one that Bill James formatted in a Q-and-A format.  He intro'ed it by saying he was only going to ask those questions that some readers might NOT know the answers to.

That, in a nutshell, captures the Think Tank.  If it's "fresh," it's fair game.  

In the past, SSI has sharply disagreed with the general consensus on players like Tim Lincecum, James Paxton, Kyle Seager, Brandon League, Michael Pineda, and of course SSI has always been right.  We defy you to find a counterexample.  ... hey, if we'd been wrong, would we be listing them here?  I think NOT

We usually try to start by matching a player up with a template - say, Felix Hernandez with Tom Seaver / Roger Clemens / The Bill James Pitcher Family of "polished righties."  We'll ask what the aiki mechanics say.  In 600 words or whatever (ha!) we hope you'll have your arms around the situation.  If not, please call for a refund.  Dial 1-800-THERAPY

Cheers,

Dr D 

Posts in this blog:

popular topic of discussion, in the Mighty Klat Shout Box
Posted on: 11/18/15
7 Comments
the best worst pitcher you've seen in years
Posted on: 11/17/15
2 Comments
You're Adam? I'm the designated athlete. Hey bro, howzit.
Posted on: 11/16/15
7 Comments
Give it up, Jason. I'm better 'n you.
Posted on: 11/16/15
6 Comments
Benoit eyes more glory with WBC pals in Mariner clubhouse
Posted on: 11/13/15
9 Comments
"Typical" spin deflection? Nada
Posted on: 11/13/15
Posted on: 10/19/15
5 Comments
Hey Jerry, we got your nautical M's theme for '16
Posted on: 10/02/15
3 Comments
Posted on: 09/05/15
avalanche pending
Posted on: 08/29/15
1 Comments
Posted on: 08/28/15
18 Comments
He was okay to pass the time, till Hisashi Iwakuma came along
Posted on: 08/13/15
24 Comments
M's hoping for a 2nd go-round at a Chris Snelling
Posted on: 07/31/15
7 Comments
Rodney Redux?
Posted on: 07/30/15
Jumping the gun, Dept.
Posted on: 07/04/15
I gotcher Safeco Field Curse right here, baby
Posted on: 07/03/15
2 Comments
Therein lies a tale. Gather ye round
Posted on: 06/23/15
7 Comments
Now we're cooking with mani' oil
Posted on: 06/20/15
10 Comments
Seattle eats up da champs
Posted on: 06/15/15
1 Comments
Taijuan Walker no longer scared of ghosts?
Posted on: 06/15/15
1 Comments
Cross David Wells with Jayson Werth, whattaya get?
Posted on: 06/14/15
His xFIP was never that bad anyway. … ..
Posted on: 05/31/15
Chillax, ya mooks ya's
Posted on: 05/23/15
1 Comments
M's nearing completion on their Dominican Republic Chess Set
Posted on: 05/19/15
The Logo havin' fun again
Posted on: 05/17/15
12 Comments
2015's strange mix of broccoli and syrup
Posted on: 05/14/15
3 Comments
Legends of the game, Dept.
Posted on: 05/11/15
1 Comments
"The Divine Proportion is always similar to itself." - Pacioli tweet, ca. 1498
Posted on: 04/30/15
2 Comments
… and we know everybody loves clickbait titles
Posted on: 04/23/15
1 Comments
Win Probability Added and WAR
Posted on: 04/13/15
2 Comments

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