This past weekend was the ninth annual Saberseminar, held at Boston University. Touting itself as “Sabermetrics, Scouting and the Science of Baseball”, it is a gathering of roughly 350 nerdy baseball types from a variety of backgrounds: physicists, data wranglers, MLB front office guys (and gals) and tech-savvy fans of the game. The event is…
The interview with actress Ellen Adair concludes with a discussion of sabermetrics, sportswriting, dream scripts, and more.
Exploring the next paradigm shift in baesball analysis.
Did Bill James revolutionize baseball? Did we? Did Michael Lewis?
Ben and Sam talk to Matt Dennewitz about his efforts to archive sabermetric research.
Why we shouldn’t be so quick to assume that statistical principles don’t apply to particular players.
Is swinging on 3-0 counts a stathead philosophy or an old-school staple?
An attempt to settle an age-old debate: What’s more important for a manager to possess, people skills or tactical savvy?
On Billy Hamilton’s ability to score without the Reds recording a hit, and how we’re making it harder for him.
Why simply knowing an answer isn’t always enough.
Ben and Sam talk to Alejandro Aldama of the Independent Group for Baseball Investigation about the state of sabermetrics in Cuba.
What we know and what we’re still wondering about MLB’s new ball- and player-tracking technology.
A Q&A with Professor Andy Andres, who announced the formation of an online course in Sabermetrics Tuesday.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about trading within the division, stats on baseball broadcasts, Mike Trout, and more.
Are teams passing up an advantage by not telling their corner outfielders to trade places based on the batter?