December 6, 2013
And here's the full roster.
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About Derek CartyDerek Carty, 23, has also been published by NBC's Rotoworld, Sports Illustrated, FOX Sports, and USA Today. This season, he'll be contributing to FanDuel and will be linking to all of his work at DerekCarty.com. In his three years competing in expert leagues, he has won 2 titles with 4 top three finishes, including a LABR NL title in 2009, making him the youngest person to ever win a major expert league title. Derek is a proud graduate of the MLB Scouting Bureau's Scout Development Program and is a firm believer in the importance of combining stats and scouting. He welcomes questions via e-mail, Facebook, or Twitter.
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A look at potential 2011 closers that should be scooped up in keeper leagues.
Introducing new writers and a couple quick announcements.
Addressing a few criticisms of DIPS and other metrics based on peripherals.
Some more discussion of things like regression and the proper treatment of "luck" stats like HR/FB and BABIP.
Does pitching in particular counts significantly impact BABIP?
A follow-up to Dave Cameron's piece on randomness and a response to Chris Liss' assertion that analysts attribute too much to luck.
Once more time: Do Home Run Derby participants suffer in the second half?
Another look at FIP, xFIP, and the continued misuse and misunderstanding of it.
Is it smart to sit starters against strong teams and play them against weak ones?
Predicting which pitchers will sustain their high K rates despite small samples.
A look at 9 American League players worth considering this week.
Introduction to a new feature at THT Fantasy.
A look at projection accuracy, variance, and misconceptions about them.
An update of the goings-ons at THT Fantasy.
A look at why it might be worth it to invest in Mike Leake.
Debate with fantasy and poker pros over the merits of running a team quantitatively or intuitively.
A look at which players have wound up on my fantasy teams most frequently.
A look at my rookie year Tout Wars team.
A look at Team Carty in an AL-only league with a very interesting setup.
A sneak peek at the LABR roster of the defending champ.
On David Wright's 2009 struggles, opposite-field hitting, and Citi Field.
Introduction to a number of useful new tools for evaluating pitchers.
Welcoming four new writers to THT Fantasy and a refreshed Buy On The Rumor blog.
Some clarification on the Bill James projection system from a member of the BIS team who works on them.