Found October 08, 2012 on
I was curious which players had the best games in 2012 for this ****** team we follow. I used Win Probability Added (WPA) from Baseball Reference to compile the list. There's no reason to write more of an introduction than that so here they are. 20. Travis Wood, .395 WPA Despite Wood's up and down [...]
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Addison Russell walked, tripled, and belted a two-run home run, Vicmal de la Cruz clobbered a solo home run and an RBI double, Reynaldo Mateo blasted a solo HR, and Matt Olson singled twice and drove-in two runs, as the Athletics out-slugged the Cubs 13-8 in Arizona Instructional League action this afternoon at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa.The A's pounded-out 15 hits today, including...
Continuing the hit and miss- type look back on the projections and rankings from prior to the 2012 season...
Matt Garza – 2012 Projection; 14 W, 3.10 ERA, 194 K, 1.28 WHIP in 200 Innings
Actual; 5 W, 3.91 ERA, 96 K, 1.18 WHIP, 103.2 IP
Garza’s season ended in July. Doubling his innings pitched effectively gives us his K projection and WHIP projection…but the Wins would...