Will the real David Eckstein please stand up

Tuesday March 23, 2010 David Eckstein has drawn alot of flack on the boards and blogs in recents months. There is a mistaken idea that he is not a valuable addition to the San Diego Padres team and that even a replacement level player would be better. Let me dispel some of those notions. I … More Will the real David Eckstein please stand up

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Why Eckstein didn’t decline in 2009 or Park Factors 101

Tuesday March 9, 2010 Why David Eckstein did not regress on offense in 2009 or Understanding Park Factors 101. Batting AverageDavid Eckstein 2001-2008.284/.351/.361/.712 David Eckstein 2009.260/.323/.334/.657 Park Factors for hitting in Petco for 2009.805 That means that playing in Petco will drain 19.5% off the home batting average of a player or about 9.75% overall … More Why Eckstein didn’t decline in 2009 or Park Factors 101

Ramos Knocked Around Early & Padres Lose Finale in Extra Innings

Sunday October 4, 2009 David Eckstein knocked in all three Padres runs on 2 run home run, his 2nd of the year, and a sac fly to 3B. Both were improbably plays. Eckstein is not known for his power, but stroked a home run in the 6th inning off the Giants Jonathan Sanchez, the last … More Ramos Knocked Around Early & Padres Lose Finale in Extra Innings