Found September 26, 2012 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Craig Breslow
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
BOSTON -- Midway through the 2011 season, Craig Breslow was stumped. Then a reliever for the Athletics, Breslow was experiencing the worst season of his career. His ERA was seesawing over and under four, which was uncharacteristic considering his consistent reputation. So as a Yale grad with a molecular biophysics degree, Breslow looked at statistical analysis for answers. He assessed his percentages for swing and misses, ground balls, line drives, fly balls and batting average on balls in play -- or BABIP. BABIP measures the percentage of batted balls that fall safely for a hit, excluding home runs, and determines...
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