Other notable omissions from the 2017 BBWAA HOF ballot

Javier Vazquez isn’t the only glaring absence on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot. As December slowly marches towards to the end, we're in the middle of heated discussions that who belongs in the Hall of Fame and who aren't, with the help of our friend Ryan Thibodaux and his excellent BBHOF Tracker. Some of the names on the ballot are head-scratchers; we can't wait to tell our...
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December 24, 2016

All-Time Top 100 Marlins: #67 Javier Vazquez

Vazquez started 443 major league games, the last 32 of them for the Florida Marlins. Throughout the 2016-17 offseason, Fish Stripes is detailing the 100 players with the most impact on Marlins’ victory throughout their existence. From 1993 through today, each of the 528 players to have appeared in a game for the team were considered. I used the Wins Above Replacement (WAR) metric...
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December 23, 2016

Javier Vazquez was unjustifiably omitted from the HOF ballot

There's one name missing from this year's HOF ballot, and it's one of the best pitchers of the 2000s. We are a month into the cold, empty abyss that is the baseball offseason, and already tired of staring out the window and waiting for spring. But hey, at least the Hall of Fame season is upon us. We can talk about deserving players being snubbed and lesser players getting undeserving...
Via Beyond The Box Score
December 02, 2016

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.) Garry Tonon defeated Javier Vazquez [Submission, Gracie Nationals 2015] Andy Ristie defeated Steve Moxon [R1 TKO, Glory 19] Brian Collette defeated Myron Dennis [UD, Glory 19] Francois Ambang...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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