While there are factions using the news of the apparent injury to unsigned former Houston Astros first round, first overall draft pick Brady Aiken to validate general manager Jeff Luhnow’s plan, the truth is that this neither reflects on Aiken, nor does it justify the Astros’ brutal attempt to reduce the bonus Aiken was offered after an issue was seen on Aiken’s elbow in his post-draft medical examination. 1,379 more words
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It’s been impossible to find an actual transcript about what Tony LaRussa said as a guest at the 2015 SABR Analytics Conference. Given what was tweeted and mentioned on other social media forums, it’s clear that LaRussa in his position as Chief Baseball Officer for the Arizona Diamondbacks, hasn’t altered his stance on certain aspects of sabermetrics. 1,604 more words
(CBS HOUSTON) – Jeff Luhnow’s known for his use of analytics in the reconstruction of the Astros.
To Luhnow, it’s funny how the subject of analytics has created a national firestorm of a debate, especially recently with comments made by, most notably, Charles Barkley. 208 more words