Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, July 12, 2022 -- "Fun With Numbers"

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"The A’s have a .272 OBP through a little more than half their season, so to reach .280, they’ll have to have about a .290 OBP the rest of the way. Looking at their lineup, that’s going to be a tall task. The A’s are making history, just not the good kind."