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Sabermetrics - Oakland Athletics and Moneyball

It’s THROWBACK THURSDAY so here is a little story all the way from the city of Oakland in the state of California, USA.

In there 2002 season the Oakland Athletics, and their then General Manager Billy Beane changed the world of sports and professional baseball forever. 383 more words

Rogers That: Hornsby's Prowess Leads Me to Revise My Pick for the Greatest 2B Ever

A Cousin’s Reference to Hornsby’s Bat as “24-Carat” Prompts an Analysis of History’s Greatest Second Basemen

My first introduction to the world of sabermetrics came at the tender age of 14.   1,139 more words

Sports

Season Preview (for dummies!)

This piece was originally posted in my college’s newspaper, The Scarlet and Black. It was written for commoners, not the sabermetric experts whom I know follow this blog…  819 more words

San Francisco Giants

2015 MLB Season Preview: Straying From the Status Quo: A Sabermetrically Optimized Look at Opening Day Lineups – Part 5 AL Central

In Part 5 we take a glimpse at the lineups for the American League Central Division teams: Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians. 461 more words

MLB

2015 MLB Season Preview: Straying From the Status Quo: A Sabermetrically Optimized Look at Opening Day Lineups – Part 4 AL West

Part 4 features a look at the lineups of the American League West Division teams: Los Angeles Angels, Seattle Mariners, Oakland Athletics, Houston Astros and Texas Rangers. 447 more words

MLB

2015 MLB Season Preview: Straying From the Status Quo: A Sabermetrically Optimized Look at Opening Day Lineups – Part 3 NL West

Part 3 has us taking a glance at the opening day lineups and optimized lineups for the National League West Division teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. 395 more words

MLB