Archive for April 2009

A look at some of the top prospects in the Cubs’ low minors.

What works for teams doesn’t always work for players.

Ten run estimators enter. One leaves.

A “deadly accurate” look at why you shouldn’t believe PECOTA when it comes to Matt Wieters.

Doubling back around to look at replacement level one more time.

Building a model to explain the money players make.

Is Jeff Francouer worth $12 million? Is anyone?

Another look at batted balls finds that pitchers have trouble getting hitters to hit the ball to fielders.

Putting theory into practice.

Never confuse the model for what you’re measuring.

How and why is as important as what when it comes to finding out a player’s true worth.

Are these high salaries really justified?

Does the home crowd cheer their team on to victory?

Does a run saved equal a run scored? Maybe not.