Archive for the 'Postseason Play' Category

An examination of how much home field advantage matters in the postseason.

For the first time online, here is Gerald’s essay from THT 2017.

We bring back our traditional WPS Index to gauge the excitement of this year’s playoffs. You may be surprised at the results.

Are the World Series men in blue more likely to help the pitchers or hitters during this Fall Classic?

Sometimes, the world provides a heck of a birthday present. Maybe, you just have to ask enough.

The Cubs have won the pennant. Let’s can the stale jokes.

Looking back on the Cubs’ last World Series championship team.

Just how much of a missed opportunity was 2012 for the Tigers?

Is your team really suffering through a drought?

A modest proposal to revamp MLB’s schedule.

The Royals were involved in a lot of exciting postseason games. You knew that, but here we prove it statistically.

It’s been a long time coming.

A modest proposal to get away from the unfairness of a one-game-and-out in the postseason.

Baseball is important, but it’s rarely — if ever — the most important thing.

A brief look at how all 10 playoff teams are pursuing their respective pennants.

Teams can achieve great success even when failing at an entire position.

Washington baseball success may have to go through New York – again.

Is Francisco Cabrera in some way one of baseball’s greatest players?

In his new book, Big Data Baseball, Travis Sawchick not only recounts the events and people who shaped the 2013 Pirates, but also pens a love letter to sabermetrics.