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The beauty of advanced numbers

Eno Saris has just written an article about how good Matt Cain was as he exits the Field of Dreams.

In this article he references the leader of quality starts without wins,

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In 2017, the Rockies did something odd that could have been a fluke, or could be part of a plan for future success.

Recently I was browsing Fangraphs and somehow I found myself looking at Rockies pitchers. I noticed how Jon Gray had a better ERA at home than on the road each of the last two years. 967 more words

Baseball

A Taxonomic Analysis of the NFL

As the fateful showdown between the Eagles and Patriots in Super Bowl LII approaches, I’ve been preoccupied with an infographic I saw during the Falcons-Eagles NFC divisional game. 3,727 more words

Sam Miller ESPN archive

If you enjoy whimsy and thinking about baseball in a completely different way, then you’ll like ESPN baseball writer Sam Miller. If not, you’re probably an ESPN.com commenter. 1,571 more words

Sports

Curtis Granderson to Blue Jays is an Exercise in Futility

Former Tigers/Yankees/Mets/Dodger OF Curtis Granderson just signed a one-year, 5 million dollar contract to play for the Toronto Blue Jays.

What a fantastic waste of money. 475 more words

MLB

Estimating Wins Above Replacement Using Multiple Regression (scikit-learn)

So this is slightly different from other stuff I’ve posted–this is more about a small endeavor I took up to educate myself on a machine learning topic. 2,859 more words

Just How Tough Was It? (How Competitive is Major League Baseball?)

By Gary Fletcher (published originally in 2015, I think)

When I was a lad my uncle and I were watching a hockey game and he said to me, “You… 67 more words

Gary Fletcher