2018 MLB Hall of Fame Odds: Feeling Chipper?

Baseball totals usually range from 6. He turned 30 in October and will only face more challenges as he ages. He nonetheless looks on his way to an outstanding career. The closest any other first baseman has come was 19th-century Hall of Famer Roger Connor, who achieved the feat seven times. Hoffman is Lee Smith with a more compelling case. More Leaders Pages


2018 MLB Hall of Fame Odds

He led the league in intentional walks four straight years Edgar Martinez could hit. Edgar Martinez built Safeco Field with a two-run double in They named the award for designated hitters the Edgar Martinez award after he won it five times. Statistically, Martinez seems to make the grade, posting a good JAWS and a better on base percentage than any of the candidates this side of Barry Bonds.

With a little bit of a PR campaign, and some goodwill, Martinez could very easily find himself in the Hall of Fame. The stats like Scott Rolen, because the stats have always liked Scott Rolen. He never played for great teams, despite winning the World Series in , and moved around a lot. He also played third base at the same time as Chipper Jones, which is a great way to get overlooked. Barry Bonds is the best hitter of all time.

Sascha was a hockey player in his youth. He gave that up to do something much more practical: He gave that up to do something much more enjoyable: He's happiest when those things are baseball, hockey, football, and basketball. Hendricks R , 3. Corbin L , 3. Gray R , 4. Ryu L , 2. Suarez L , 4. Mitchell R , 6. Also known as over-under odds, this involves predicting how many runs will be scored in the game by both teams combined.

Baseball totals usually range from 6. When you see 9. Where you see a moneyline value attached to the 9. So if you see 9. If the final score is , the total is 8 which is under 9. There are values for the over like 9. Most wagering in baseball happens on the moneyline, which replaces the point spread because most games are low-scoring games.

The team you pick has to win the game, not win by a certain number of runs or points like in basketball or football. Picture the number sitting between these two values. You have to risk a bit more to back the favorite and you get a higher payout by backing the underdog.

This is identical to a puckline in hockey and serves as a combo of moneyline and point spread. A team must win by two or more runs in order to win the wager. The negative value Picking the fave means the team must win by at least two runs to cover the runline spread wins, loses.