Adam reports from possibly the world’s largest amateur scouting event.
Last week, I was playing around with creating a BABIP predictor that was simple, intuitive, and calculable with the information available in my spreadsheets. I also stumbled across some brilliant work done by Peter Bendix at THT some time back. As an offshoot of the BABIP estimator, I decided to start with a baseline reading […]
The Brewers are facing a decision about their SS situation, with phenom Alcides Escobar seemingly ready to contribute at the MLB level, and J.J. Hardy coming off a season-long slump that even saw him get demoted to AAA Nashville. The situation presents many options; trading Hardy, keeping Escobar in Nashville another year, having a player […]
On September 11th, the NL West leading Dodgers began a series against the Wildcard seeking Giants. The NL West standings (and truly the only relevant Wildcard standings) on that day were as follows: As a Rockies fan, I was scoreboard watching. But wait… who do I really want to win? Option 1: I root Giants. […]
Adam breaks down the rest of the deadline trades using his trade value model, including the Matt Holliday, Freddy Sanchez and Jarrod Washburn deals.
Here’s a look at the major deadline deals through the eyes of the Guttridge-Wang trade model
Adam files another scouting report from the Sunshine State.
Another on-site prospect report from Adam.
Adam presents an updated economic framework for baseball trades.
Jim Tracy is off to an incredible start as manager of the Rockies. As of this writing the Rockies are 19-7 since Tracy took the helm, including a streak of winning 18 games out of 19. Quite a contrast from Clint Hurdle’s 18-28 start to the season. Now, being a lifelong Rockies fan (despite growing […]
Adam continues his scouting report from Florida.
Adam reports from the Sunshine State.
An analytical framework for scouting and development.
The diary of a job seeker