Found May 09, 2012 on The Platoon Advantage:
DID YOU KNOW? While the world has obsessed over Matt Kemp's awesomeness and Albert Pujols' terribleness and Jamie Moyer's oldness and Bryce Harper's youngness, professional baseball has also been played by at least like fifty other people! It's a thing I'd forgotten for a while, what with those things, and the unmitigated disaster that has been the Twins' season, and real-life stuff. So last night, I spent a little time poking around Baseball-Reference and Baseball Prospectus, and I learned a number of things I didn't know that, as far as I can tell, nobody outside of these players' teams' own markets is talking about. Here are six of them: 1. I'd say Jake Peavy is back, except he's probably never been this good. The top three MLB leaders in rWAR, through yesterday are all pitchers: Jered Weaver (who, perhaps, shouldn't count because he's gotten to make three of his seven starts against the Twins) at 2.3, Stephen Strasburg at...
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