Splash Hits: NL West All Stars, Tough Luck Losses, Sergio Romo

A Post-2011 NL West All Star Team – Beyond the Box Score
The NL West All Star team. Four Giants pitchers make the list, while one Giants position player gets a nod. Guess who.

JunkStats Year In Review: 2011′s Tough Luck Losses | JunkStats
Not surprisingly, the Giants led the majors in Tough Luck Losses.

Flip Flop Fly Ball – Organizations 2011
Organizational wins and losses throughout each team’s system — an infographic.

The Platoon Advantage: On baseball reporting
On baseball reporting.

Who is playing the percentages? What are the percentages?
To remove or not to remove a rolling starter in the ninth?

THE BOOK–Playing The Percentages In Baseball
Goodbye to you, WPA for starting pitchers

It’s Here: World Series of Fashion Has Arrived – Old Time Family Baseball
Sergio Romo is a finalist (up against Ian Kinsler) in the World Series of Fashion. Go vote for him.

The Diamondbacks’ Turnaround: What Does It Mean For 2012? – AZ Snake Pit
Arizona had the biggest turnaround of any National League team since the 1999 Diamondbacks. But what can we predict for 2012 from this, and other aspects of this year’s campaign?

Nelson Cruz Could Have Been on Your Team | FanGraphs Baseball
Amidst his ascension from Quad-A player to an All-Star type player with 84 home runs over the past three seasons, it’s easy to forget that Nelson Cruz could be playing for your favorite team right now.