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Cardinals News and Notes: Hall of Fame, New Stat, Martinez, Hosmer

Getting you caught up on yesterday's VEB happenings

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Here is what went down yesterday at Viva El Birdos:

Omar Vizquel and growing appreciation for the mediocre Hall of Famer: As Omar Vizquel makes a push for Cooperstown glory, John examines the historical precedent for enshrining a player of the all-glove shortstop's caliber.

Introducing a new stat to evaluate hitters: I combined sabermetrics with Statcast data to create a new stat measuring a hitter's production.

Carlos Martínez provides assistance to teen battling leukemia - A Hunt and Peck: <3

Okay, Seriously, Let’s Really Consider Eric Hosmer: As rumors continue to link the Cardinals to Eric Hosmer, Aaron takes a closer look at how St. Louis could justify signing him.

Have a good one,

Tyler