Monday, May 13, 2019

Newsletter Excerpt, May 13, 2019 -- "The MarLLLLLins"

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"The 2019 Miami Marlins have a 65 wRC+, two percent worse than those Philly A’s, even worse than the gold standard for bad baseball, those ’99 Spiders. The Marlins can’t hit. They’re last in the NL in everything: doubles, triples (they haven’t hit one yet), homers, walks, average, OBP, and SLG.

"The 2019 Marlins have a chance to be the worst offense in baseball history."