MGL’s New Blog

MGL (Mitchel Licthman), the man behind UZR and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball, has a new spot where he’ll be sharing his baseball research and game strategy analysis.

Head over to to read his playoff analysis and more!

From the site’s about page:

As the sole author of this site, I take full responsibility for everything in it . Feel free to comment, if comments be allowed; however, if I don’t like your comment for any reason, I will delete it. I am also quite grumpy, so if you don’t like surly, pettish, fractious, and sometimes downright churlish banter, this may not be the blog for you. However, if you like to read about occasionally interesting baseball analysis, this is definitely the site for you.

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8 Responses to “MGL’s New Blog”

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  1. MGL says:

    Thanks for the shout out! There is definitely some good commentary there already and I plan on publishing some good research from time to time.

    Get it while it is hot! I am already fading fast. Who knew that keeping fresh content on a blog is a 24/7 job?

    It is just me, and it will always be free! No advertising either.

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    • Wacha says:

      Churlish? Pfft. Sounds more like if Sullivan and Cameron had a baby and then that baby became cloddish.

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  2. Will says:

    Good stuff, but you might want to fix those hyperlinks.

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  3. AnotherMitchel says:

    Oh, is that the same MGL who wrote a post on The Book blog last year repeating (verbatim) criticisms that he made on this site of Dave Cameron? That MGL? The one who finished one of his several comments with the line “Plus, I have already forgot more about sabermetrics than you know…”?

    Yeah, I’d love to go to a site where he decides what comments stay and what comments go, given his track record of collegiality. Thanks for the link.

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  4. Great blog, I’m fascinated by the overall breakdown of numbers and how, usually, the flow of the article makes sense. There’s very little dumbing down for the common person and that is good, it also makes perfect sense. I wanted to comment here, because I’m not looking forward to you deleting my comments in the future and I also wanted to thank FG for steering me towards another website that I will enjoy.

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