Archive for November 9th, 2012

  • [HAPPY HOUR] BJ Upton Declines Rays’ Offer And Other Odds And Ends

    November 9, 2012 at 4:06 pm 5 comments

    No surprise here, but according to Marc Topkin, BJ Upton has declined the Rays qualifying offer. Upton is now a free agent and free to sign with any team. When he does, the Rays will receive a draft pick as compensation. Here are a few other leftover links to get the […]

     
  • Is Jeremy Hellickson As Good As His Numbers Suggest?

    Is Jeremy Hellickson As Good As His Numbers Suggest?

    November 9, 2012 at 10:55 am 12 comments

    The Hardball Times took a look at Jeremy Hellickson’s stats to see if he has just been “lucky” the last couple of years, and whether now is a good time to trade the young hurler. The argument centers around Helly’s Batting Average on Balls in Play (BABIP). Hellickson’s BABIP has […]