I’m not quite the stats guy that Jacob or Jon are. I’m not even sure what Jon does with numbers even qualifies as simply stats. It’s some kind of mix between math and art, but not a medium I fully understand most of the time to be honest with you. It does make for some fascinating reading material. Last week Jon gave us some ‘translations’ for what kind of numbers we might expect to see from Carlos Santana based on his play so far in Columbus. Going back a little ways, Jacob wrote this piece on Santana’s consistency.
While I may not be a stats guy, I am a baseball guy. In his Clip Show reports Dan has been telling us for weeks just how good Santana looks. I have to agree. Even in the limited time we’ve seen him in Cleveland, Carlos has the look of a baseball player. He passes the eye test immediately. [Read more...]