2023 Positional Power Rankings: Third Base

Davy Andrews

Davy Andrews blogs.fangraphs.com Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports Yesterday, Jay Jaffe and Leo Morgenstern examined the state of first and second base. Today, we wrap up the infield positions, starting with a look at third base. Third base has featured some truly top-tier stars in their prime for a while now. […]

WBC Championship Game Chat | FanGraphs Baseball

Meg Rowley

Meg Rowley blogs.fangraphs.com   Meg is the managing editor of FanGraphs and the co-host of Effectively Wild. Prior to joining FanGraphs, her work appeared at Baseball Prospectus, Lookout Landing, and Just A Bit Outside. You can follow her on twitter @megrowler. [author_name]

2023 Positional Power Rankings: Second Base

Leo Morgenstern

Leo Morgenstern blogs.fangraphs.com Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Earlier today, Jay Jaffe covered the league’s first basemen. Now, Leo Morgenstern examines the state of the keystone. Second base is going to be a fascinating position to watch this season. Under the new rules limiting defensive shifts, teams must have “at least […]

Nico Hoerner Talks Hitting | FanGraphs Baseball

David Laurila

David Laurila blogs.fangraphs.com Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports Nico Hoerner is a mix of old school and new school when it comes to hitting. He’s also a mix of contact and emerging gap-to-gap power. Drafted 24th overall by the Chicago Cubs out of Stanford University in 2018, the 25-year-old second baseman […]

Why I Love the WBC

Ben Clemens

Ben Clemens blogs.fangraphs.com Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports I found myself speechless on Friday afternoon. I was partaking in one of my favorite yearly rituals, watching the first round of the NCAA tournament at a sports bar. Something about the atmosphere calls to me — masses of strangers on the edges […]