The 2022 Team Leader Leavers

Davy Andrews

By Davy Andrews blogs.fangraphs.com Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Who was the Nationals’ best player in 2022? Before you try to answer, I should acknowledge that this is not a fair question to ask. For starters, it’s a trick question. More importantly, you haven’t been watching the Nationals. You’ve been doing […]

Learning From Statcast’s Outfield Jump Metrics

Davy Andrews

Davy Andrews blogs.fangraphs.com © Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports Everybody loves a shiny new tool. A new tool holds the promise of a better future. “This new spatula,” we say to ourselves, “will transport us to a world of fluffier pancakes.” “Loved ones,” we say to our loved ones, “this cordless […]

Does This Mean I Can Go Home Now?

Davy Andrews

Davy Andrews blogs.fangraphs.com © Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports While it is bittersweet to see anyone tie my father’s single-season American League home run record, it’s an honor to know that he shares it with a player as talented and as gracious as Aaron Judge. Aaron plays with passion, puts the […]

Carlos Correa Is Going Out on a High Note

Davy Andrews

Davy Andrews blogs.fangraphs.com © Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports This is Davy’s first piece as a FanGraphs contributor. Davy is a writer and musician who lives in Brooklyn. He has previously written for Baseball Prospectus, where he contributed to the Too Far From Town series about the contraction of the minors. […]

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