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WAR 25, Volume 2, Part VII: The 25 Best MLB Pitchers of the 1930’s

I’ve decided to start ranking the best MLB position players and pitchers per decade, using their WAR number. I figured I’d compile all this in an ongoing series, as I couldn’t find anywhere online that ranked players by WAR by decade. 285 more words

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Houston, We Have a Problem (Or Do We?)

The FBI and U.S. Justice Department are currently investigating the St. Louis Cardinals for hacking the Houston Astros’ internal networks, a breach that could have yielded scouting reports and a variety of other quantitative information in the form of detailed player analytics. 882 more words

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Moneyball: The Rise (and Fall) of Billy Beane

Every movie is written to have a rise and fall in action. A hero is present and must be broken so that his return is triumphant. 591 more words

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Adventures in Big Data

When I decided to get “serious” about doing some baseball analysis I got myself a serious computer to do the heavy mathematical lifting: a prior-generation dual-processor Mac Pro. 231 more words

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WAR 25, Volume 2, Part VI: The 25 Best MLB Pitchers of the 1920’s

I’ve decided to start ranking the best MLB position players and pitchers per decade, using their WAR number. I figured I’d compile all this in an ongoing series, as I couldn’t find anywhere online that ranked players by WAR by decade. 268 more words

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A Guide to Baseball Sabermetrics

Baseball is truly the sport of the ‘stat junkie’. Many of these stats can be attributed to the system of sabermetrics,  which were first initiated into the sport in the 1980s, and grew exponentially in the 1990s. 603 more words

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The Real Ace Of The Mets Staff

Generally, major league teams consider the “Ace”  of their starting pitching staff to be the one guy who you can rely on to go out there every fifth day pitching well enough (consistently) to give your team a chance to win the game. 167 more words

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