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2 BP Unfiltered: How to Read a Canadian Leaderboard by Sam Miller
1 BP Unfiltered: Clayton Kershaw Should Have, Like, Three Walks Allowed This Year by Sam Miller
1 BP Unfiltered: Leading From Behind by Rob Mains
7 BP Unfiltered: You're the Ump! by Sam Miller
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2 BP Unfiltered: Art Discovered, Lost, Found by Rob Mains
1 BP Unfiltered: How Many Runs Could the Cubs Spot Their Opponents? by Sam Miller
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8 BP Unfiltered: My Predicted Standings by Sam Miller
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4 BP Unfiltered: The Wonderful Things That Vin Scully Might Lead You To Think About by Meg Rowley
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0 BP Unfiltered: Glenn Burke, Historically Significant Baserunner by Sam Miller
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5 BP Unfiltered: Was Waylon Smithers A Good General Manager? by Ryan Davis
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February 12, 2016 2:59 pm
On Glenn Burke's third claim to fame.
On Effectively Wild the other day, I attempted to find the worst pinch-runner of all-time. This is not to be confused with Michael Baumann’s search for the worst runners who made pinch-running appearances. Rather, I sought the worst pinch-runner of the subset of players who pinch-ran often enough that we’d consider pinch-running to be part of their value to a team, one of the skills listed on their resumes. Specifically, players in the top 500 all-time in pinch-running appearances. Read the full article...
February 11, 2016 6:09 pm
What others are learning from the Annual
Several sites that belong to our friends over at
Nation have published articles noting 10 things they've learned from SB . We thought it'd be helpful to have each of those links in one place, for those who like to browse beyond their own team: Baseball Prospectus 2016 Read the full article... Assessing the roster decisions that Mr. Burns and his right-hand man made.
If you’re reading this, there’s a chance you grew up as a nerd. I don’t mean that in a derogatory sense, not in the least. I grew up a self-described “baseball nerd” and I know plenty of others who did as well. Often, with this sort of nerdery came other nerdy interests, such as comic books, video games, and science fiction. But on rare occasion, our interests intertwine in a way that’s particularly satisfying.
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The hope-based reason for cheering on a projection system.
January 28, 2016 11:55 am
The significance of 'a lot of RBIs' and 'a great gloveman up the middle'. Further analysis of this year's Internet Baseball Awards.
This is Part 2 of my analysis of the IBA voting. Readers are encouraged to read
Part 1 first. Read the full article...
January 22, 2016 12:17 pm
The yearly best baseball writing award returns for 2016.
The Greg Spira Baseball Research Award Committee (
www.SpiraAward.org) has announced the start of nominations for the fourth annual Greg Spira Baseball Research Award. Read the full article... On Tuesday 1/12/16 we will reveal our four new Catcher stats!
On Tuesday 1/12/16 we will reveal our four new Catcher stats! We will have a day dedicated to Catchers and our new data. What should we name the day? Go to https://twitter.com/baseballpro and vote! (Tweet at 8:30 am on 1/7/16)
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The Orioles Are Having a Baseball Analytics Hackathon
December 10, 2015 1:41 pm
What one small decision might tell us about the people who make it.
Over at Fox Sports,
I wrote about the patterns that show up in different HOF voter types. Like, people who vote for Bonds almost always also vote for Clemens. That’s the obvious one, but there are all sorts of other interesting ways you can predict who a voter will vote for based on who else they voted for. Go read The Three People You Meet In Hall of Fame Voting. Read the full article... A bit more on Dylan Bundy's slide.
In the process of researching for my recent
article on Dylan Bundy’s injuries and development I was able to get some quotes from Kyle Boddy of Driveline Baseball that didn’t make the final piece. While they weren’t published with the article, I felt they were important to provide context around how Kyle trains players at his facility, and what his thoughts were more generally around mechanical tweaks. Read the full article... There's a reason you remember them praising the other team so much.
This is from the
Review of General Psychology (2001, Volume 5, Number 4): Read the full article...