Friday, May 14, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, May 14, 2021 -- "Riffing"

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"The Angels must have hit the 85% vaccinated threshold, because they can’t catch anything. Individually, only David Fletcher has been a plus defender by Defensive Runs Saved, while Jose Iglesias, Jared Walsh, and Justin Upton are all four runs to the bad. Even Mike Trout has cost the Angels runs in center."