Can you carve out an advantage by starting your fifth starter first? No, no you can’t.
Do we know what we don’t know?
…and other thoughts from the recent SABR Analytics Conference.
The D-backs can be competitive this season, but with a more effective offseason plan, they could have been better.
A quick history of unorthodoxy in Boston
The A’s rode two platoons to their 2012 AL West title. Are platoons the new Moneyball, and is platooning predictable?
Are teams that spend big on their bullpens getting their money’s worth?
Last of a week-long series on game theory and baseball strategy
Part Four of a week-long series on game theory and baseball strategy
Part Three of a week-long series on game theory and baseball strategy.
Part Two of a week-long series discussing game theory and baseball strategy.
First of a week-long series.
What would a team look like if it always had the platoon advantage?
It’s a classic of early baseball writing, but is it reliable?
Sorry girl(s), I’m not talking appearances.
Some guys just fall through the cracks.
Mike says: Quit bad-mouthing the free-swingers—or you’ll regret it!
Is there a new edge to be gained in fantasy games?
And they can afford to.
But a youth movement is not in the cards.