Those of us who are both (a) familiar with the concept of Pythagorean record; and (b) kind of glib and lazy about our use of sabermetric terminology, have often, at least subconsciously, used it as a synonym for luck. But is it really? Sam Miller at the OC Register isn’t so sure. A block quote doesn’t do it justice, so please click through. Especially Angels’ fans.
BTW: how cool is it that a mainstream paper devotes blogspace in which writers may feel free to expound statistically?