Author Archives: Casey Boguslaw

In a Game of Inches, Every Play Takes on Extra Importance

In a Game of Inches, Every Play Takes on Extra Importance In baseball, a “break” is often the difference between a W or L, but star players can also make an impact as well.  As great as the eight-team tournament of this … Continue reading

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Casey’s Mailbag #Nats Nats Nats Woooo!

Final Week Mailbag Baseball is never boring, but there have been few games with relevance this week; even less so this weekend. When I sent out on Twitter my desire to write a mailbag this week, I claimed this final week of … Continue reading

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What to Expect this Postseason from the Washington Nationals

Winning a single series (finally) is a must, but Nats fans should be setting their sights higher. With 10 games to go and a seemingly insurmountable 4.5 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for the National League’s top seed, the … Continue reading

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What Does Statcast’s New Catch Probability Metric Tell Us About the Washington Nationals?

  The acquisition of Adam Eaton in the Washington outfield will provide a new look in 2017. Will he help last year’s below average defense? I helped introduce MLBAM & Statcast’s new Catch Probability metric at RO Baseball on Friday. Take … Continue reading

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A further analysis on the “Barrel” stat

Recently at the site I write at, ROBaseball.com, I did a four-part series attempting to better introduce the baseball world to “barrels”:  the best type of contact a hitter can hope for, the worst type a pitcher attempts to avoid. … Continue reading

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