Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, August 31, 2022 -- "Aaron Judge"


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"In 2022, with no pitchers batting, MLB is hitting homers 2.8% of the time. Judge isn’t benefiting from the rising tide of the double expansion of the 1990s or even the single expansion that helped Roger Maris. He’s hitting a baseball that is two-thirds lead and still chasing a 60-homer season."