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May 6, 2016 6:00 am

BP Mets


Craig Glaser

When a cluster turns into an impromptu project.

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No Mets pitcher has ever thrown a no-hitter? How unlikely is their no no-no streak, and how many no-hitters would we expect them to have?

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Craig Glaser is an Application Developer at Bloomberg Sports, where he helped design and implement the algorithms that make Bloomberg’s fantasy baseball tool Front Office tick.  He has previously written articles for The Hardball Times, Surviving the Citi, Amazin’ Avenue, and his own site, Sabometrics. A member of SABR, he has recently participated in panels at the SABR Analytics and 50th Anniversary of the Mets conferences.  In a prior life, he studied Experimental Economics and Cognitive Psychology at NYU, focusing on how people perceive probabilities, a field of study that continues to color his view of life and the sport of baseball. You can find his musings about sports, probability, and everything else on Twitter @Sabometrics.

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