Masahiro Tanaka vs. Dallas Keuchel, in Houston.
Will the Yankees knock off another favorite or will the Astros get one step closer to making that SI cover a reality?
Sentiments regarding bonds both paternal and matrimonial.
Nadie esperaba que los New York Yankees eliminen a los Cleveland Indians pero aqui estamos.
We start by talking about projection systems in general, then dive into 2017 PECOTA team projections. We look to see how adding in actual playing time affects the team totals. Then we talk about individual players that out-performed and under-performed their PECOTA projections.
This Week I Learned:
Harry learns that “bullpenning” is a thing, sort of, maybe, kind of. (h/t Matt Trueblood)
Kendall learns to make adjustments in parenting, just like hitters like Mike Trout have had to make adjustments to high fastballs. (h/t to Jeff Sullivan)
Winner gets a seven-game date with the Dodgers.
The Cincinnati Reds are hiring a full-time Data Scientist to join their Administration/Operations team.
Galaxy Brain: The playoffs are actually bad?
Using misdirection, and Stephen Strasburg’s incredible changeup, to tie the series.
How stratified were team performances in 2017?