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Why Trevor Hoffman Didn't Make the Hall of Fame

by Sonny Hughey

Jan 27, 2017 1:26 PM

Trevor Hoffman deserves to be in the Hall of Fame, but his place in Cooperstown is on hold due to the lack of a statistical benchmark for closers. We've fixed that. Read more »

Tags: San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Personal Award, Stats

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Cardinals End Season Atop OPSERA Rankings

by Scott McCourtney

Oct 9, 2015 10:40 AM

Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina go down, but the Cardinals remain the class of baseball. Can they make yet another extended playoff run? Read more »

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals, Misc Rumor, Stats, Team Achievement

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Blue Jays Rocket Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

Sep 3, 2015 7:41 AM

The Blue Jays have been red-hot since acquiring Troy Tulowitzki and David Price, moving into the top five for the first time all season. Read more »

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals, Misc Rumor, Stats, Team Achievement

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NL Dominates OPSERA Rankings For August 18th

by Scott McCourtney

The National League reigns supreme this week with the Cardinals, Dodgers and Pirates sitting atop our rankings. Read more »
Fantasy Mailbag: Harper, Heston & Hamels

by Neema Hodjat

Neema Hodjat discusses whether Bryce Harper is the best player in the fantasy baseball, where Cole Hamels would fit best and whether Chris Heston has staying power. Read more »
Miguel Cabrera Has Tigers In Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

Miguel Cabrera has the Tigers on his back as they remain in the top five. Did you expect anything less? Read more »
Michael Wacha Has Cardinals Back In Top Spot

by Scott McCourtney

Michael Wacha is having the best season of his young career as the Cardinals move to the top of RealGM's OPSERA rankings this week. Read more »
Pirates Climb Alongside Baseball's Best

by Scott McCourtney

Thanks to a recent surge, the Pirates find themselves in the top-five along with the Dodgers, Cardinals, Royals and Nationals. Are they for real? Read more »
The Cutoff Throw: Mr. May, Cubbies & Yankees Without Ellsbury

by Andrew Perna

The month of May has belonged to Bryce Harper and Prince Fielder, the young Cubs are fulfilling promise and why the Yankees are in trouble without Jacoby Ellsbury. Read more »
Nationals Finally Break Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

The Nationals have broken into the top five, while the Yankees (nine spots), Mets (six), Angels (seven) and Reds (five) took the biggest falls. Read more »
Kansas City Displaying Staying Power

by Scott McCourtney

The Royals have avoided a hangover following their surprise World Series appearance. They rank among baseball's best in both hitting and pitching. Read more »
Dodgers, Cardinals Remain Atop Rankings

by Scott McCourtney

With more than a month of games played we are starting to see some stability in the OPSERA rankings. The top five clubs have shuffled a bit, but remain constant. Read more »
Dodgers Grab First Place, Astros Sneak Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

The Dodgers, Cardinals, Royals, Astros and Yankees comprise the top five in this week's rankings. One of those teams is not like the other. Read more »
Cardinals Emerge As Baseball's Best

by Scott McCourtney

Injuries may soon become a problem, but the Cardinals have taken over the top spot thanks to the second-best record in baseball. Read more »
Tigers Top First OPSERA Rankings Of Season

by Scott McCourtney

The Tigers have the best record in baseball and sit atop our first OPSERA rankings of the 2015 season. The remainder of the top five includes a few surprises. Read more »
The Cutoff Throw: Home Runs, Nationals & Milestones

by Andrew Perna

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Blue Jays Are Biggest Threat To Bryce Harper's Baseball Innocence

by Andrew Perna

One of the most random statistics in baseball, a sport filled with them, is that Bryce Harper has yet to face a pitcher young than him in the Major Leagues. Read more »
MLB Rankings For End Of 2014 Regular Season

by RealGM Staff Report

In the final edition of our OPSERA rankings for the 2014 season, eight playoff teams fall in the top 10 with the Nationals, Dodgers and Orioles at the top. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning September 15

by RealGM Staff Report

The Orioles took an $8 million gamble on Nelson Cruz and they've been rewarded with 39 home runs and the third spot in our rankings this week. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning September 8

by RealGM Staff Report

As the Athletics lose their grip on a playoff spot in the American League, the Mariners are moving up thanks to Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager. Read more »

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