A Requiem for Team Entropy – FanGraphs Baseball

Jay Jaffe

By Jay Jaffe blogs.fangraphs.com © Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Once upon a time, mid-September brought my annual check-in on the potential for end-of-season chaos in the playoff races via my Team Entropy series. With the new Collective Bargaining Agreement and the restructured postseason, however, Major League Baseball has done away […]

Jay Jaffe FanGraphs Chat – 9/16/22

Jay Jaffe

Jay Jaffe blogs.fangraphs.com   Brooklyn-based Jay Jaffe is a senior writer for FanGraphs, the author of The Cooperstown Casebook (Thomas Dunne Books, 2017) and the creator of the JAWS (Jaffe WAR Score) metric for Hall of Fame analysis. He founded the Futility Infielder website (2001), was a columnist for Baseball […]

Juan Soto Isn’t Having a Juan Soto Year

Jay Jaffe

Jay Jaffe blogs.fangraphs.com Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports The Josh Hader trade isn’t the only deadline deal that has yielded less-than-rewarding results thus far for the Padres. Juan Soto hasn’t been as bad as Hader at his worst (the closer has lately righted the ship), but after a good start for […]

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