Archive for the 'Win Probability Added' Category

Reliever performance, and manager evaluations of that performance, can be fickle.

Win Probability Added is a great metric, but we can improve upon it.

Who turns up the talent most when the heat is on?

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

Five years ago, there was a new contender for the greatest game ever.

Seasonal graphs with interesting takeaways about the Cubs, Indians, Red Sox, Twins, and hopefully your favorite team.

Let’s settle this once and for all.

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

A look at some of the most prolific pinch-hitters in baseball history.

Taking you deep into the situations behind situational wins.

The game’s story stat has a multitude of interesting and fun uses.

In the final installment, we look at Earl Weaver, Lou Piniella, Dale Sveum, contemplate how misery loves company (or does it?) and ponder the future of manager ejections.

Didn’t we see this at Fenway six days ago?

Two aces enter; one ace leaves.

Boston early; Detroit late. Who at the end?

Game Five plus Game Four equals two Game Sixes

The ALCS goes binary again, and no W on the board for L.A.

Great games don’t always need extra innings

Mistakes were made.

Four outs from domination, and one foot from immortality.