With the special attention pitchers receive today, such as pitch counts, innings limits, as well as the host of Pitch F/x data that can notify teams of when a pitcher is fatigued, it seems like they days of 300 game winners has come and past. 2,002 more words
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After a great 2015 season which saw Joe Panik make the All-Star team, the Giants’ second baseman and former first-round pick has had a relatively dismal year at the plate in 2016.
In both my business and personal life, when confronted with a challenge, I often think of Brad Pitt’s line from Moneyball – “If we try to play like the Yankees in here we will lose to the Yankees out there.” It’s a simple reminder to think outside the box, no matter how unorthodox it might seem to someone else. 1,268 more words
Working on figuring out the hit rates for minor leaguer batters between levels. I’d like to take the hit rates(i.e. singles(1B/PA), doubles(2B/PA), triples(3B/PA) and HRs(HR/PA) ) a player had at their previous minor league level and use that data to predict how a player will do at the following level. 230 more words