With ESPN’s latest MLB Power Rankings having the Orioles as the worst team in baseball to start the season, our very own Stephen Heckman explains that no matter how much the O’s prove people’s expectations wrong, respect will always be rarely mentioned:
Statistics and analytics are ever-so prevalent in today’s game of baseball. But how did the 2021 Baltimore Orioles fair against MLB league average numbers? Wayland Abernathy III reports:
In his 1907 work, Chapters from My Autobiography, Mark Twain popularized the now familiar quote, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”
The Orioles are off to a surprising start in the 2020 season. Experts say that this is a fluke and that the team is still at the bottom of the totem pole, but the stats say otherwise!