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Vernacular

The Hottest Corner

Finding the best third baseman in the league is tough when there is an unprecedented level of depth at the position.

Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado slides into third, where the Cubs’ Kris Bryant plays. (David Banks/USA Today Sports)
Figure 1: Justin Turner’s Weighted On-Base Average over Time (generated at Fangraphs.com)
FNolan Arenado snags a grounder up the line to nab the Padres’ Austin Hedges at first base.
Figure 2: Jose Ramirez doesn’t really strike out. (Graph generated at Fangraphs.com)

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Zac Crippen

I’m interested in telling stories about people and baseball. Host of @VernacularPod, and Lead Writer at @3rdStringPod.