Archive for November 2008

David asks if experienced teams really have an advantage when the playoffs come around.

Announcing a new feature on THT.

Comparing the accuracy of 2008 THT projections with that of PECOTA, CHONE and ZiPS.

Our authors discuss the Sabathia and Harden deals.

David explores just how important winning in the postseason is these days, compared to previous eras.

David delves deep into the data on Joba Chamberlain’s first start.

David looks at Ben Sheets from a statistical, mechanical and injury perspective with help from Dan Loeterman and Chris Neault.

Odds of mimicking reality: high.

In a land without hope…Maryland.

Beyond mere run factors.

The toll of a toss.

More research on which pitchers have longer careers.

The Hardball Times Season Preview 2008 is on its way to your doorstep as we speak.

Do strikeout pitchers truly tend to have longer careers?

Whether you’re a fanatical fantasy player, or just want to see what’s up with your favorite team, the THT Season Preview 2008 is just for you.

A few pages from the Red Sox chapter for those interested in the kind of content you can find in the THT Season Preview.

Whether hits in bleachers put fannies in seats.

David examines whether Curt Schilling has another good season left in him.

David explores whether or not pitchers today just don’t have it in them to throw as many innings as our heroes of yesteryear.