J.C. Bradbury presents end-of-season PrOPS for 2005 and some projections for 2006.
In the latest round of PrOPS (NL, AL) I have made a small change. Washington has been such an extreme pitchers park this year that I had to make an in-season adjustment. So, the numbers for the Nationals have been updated to reflect this, giving the players a boost in their PrOPS.
Finding a little extra efficiency in Moneyball.
JC rates the best and worst players of the first-half according to PrOPS.
J.C. reviews Bill Shanks’ new book about the Atlanta Braves.
J.C. analyzes the predictive power of DIPS and digs a little deeper to examine how much control, if any, pitchers have over hits on balls in play.
I want to thank the many readers who sent me their comments on PrOPS. In response to these suggestions, I made two changes when I recalculated the metric. – I controlled for the speed of the players using speed scores. – I broke the metric out into three predictive components (PrAVE, PrOBP, and PrSLG). To […]
While there is no such thing as a perfect metric to evaluate how well a player is playing absent luck, J.C. thinks there may be a way to get a better grasp on how well players are performing than just relying on the standard raw statistics.
JC previews the perennial NL East champions.
JC examines the relationship between the size of a team’s market and its ability to win games.