Who Should Really Win the Cy Young Award?

By Zach Hopkins and Quinton Hughes Last semester, SABIU’s MLB Committee constructed a model which predicts who should win the Cy Young Award.  This is an analysis of findings from this model. The Cy Young Award is the highest honor an MLB pitcher can receive for his single-season performance.  This award is supposed to go … More Who Should Really Win the Cy Young Award?

Should MLB teams opt for Contract Extensions or Free Agency

In my last article, I went over all 100M + free agent signings from 2007-2014. From that, we learned that in order to succeed as an MLB franchise, you should not pay retail. Drafting and fine tuning your players is the most successful path to take. You can then pay that player to extend his … More Should MLB teams opt for Contract Extensions or Free Agency

Are Expensive Free Agents Really Worth It?

During this MLB offseason, we have already experienced a multitude of extremely rich free agent signings. Yoenis Cespedes was signed for 4Y 110M, Dexter Fowler 5Y 82M, and the frenzy for relief pitching has led to the two most expensive relief pitcher contracts ever: Aroldis Chapman 5Y 86M, and Kenley Jansen 5Y 80M. With the … More Are Expensive Free Agents Really Worth It?