Taking the game for a spin.
They should be at least as good as last year.
Even in a tough division, the Braves look likely to make the postseason.
Can they win it? Yes they can…or can they?
In typical THT fashion John and Alex ask and answer five questions about your 2010 Atlanta Braves
How many column inches each year are dedicated to analysing who the greatest baseball player is? Thousands. Flick through any recent Hardball Times Annual and I guarantee that you’ll see at least two articles on the issue. Peruse this site and no doubt you’ll find many more. The problem is that cross era comparisons are […]
As a Braves fan I was deeply concerned when among the cadre of prospects traded to bring Mark Teixeira to Turner Field was Neftali Feliz. At the time Feliz was a 19 year old flame thrower with a toasty fastball but suspect command. However, he had that whiff of something special about him. And although […]
I’m playing around with a playoff odds calculator that I’ve created in excel — all will be divulged in an upcoming article. Anyway, to test drive my calculator I thought I’d take a quick look at the AL East. As of yesterday the standings were: American League East Pwins Diff NYA 72 43 .626 0.0 […]
The figures challenge the reputation
Can the Braves ascend to the top of the NL East?
John returns to look specifically at regression analysis.
Three lessons to follow when using correlation and regression in baseball.
A look at some of the surprises of the 2008 season.
John chats with Eric Seidman about his new book and much more.
John gets out the microphone and talks to Jorge Costales, an expert on baseball finance and a Marlins fan to boot.
What the markets think about the senior circuit.
What are the prediction markets saying about the junior circuit?
John returns with his final installment looking at how much ball clubs are worth
There is a new stadium in the rotation: Nationals Park
John’s annual moan about Forbes’ franchise values.