Statistical projection

  • Simulating Stolen Bases Is Far Too Simplistic

    Simulating Stolen Bases Is Far Too Simplistic

    April 8, 2009 at 10:01 am 7 comments

    Alan Schwarz of the New York Times wrote a great article about the use of simulations in baseball. in doing so, Schwarz looked at the impact of specific aspects of the game. One of those was the stolen base. Specifically, Schwarz showed that if a team such as the Tampa […]

     
  • The Hangover: Lil’ Zimms Disses A-Rod, Drive-bys To Ensue

    The Hangover: Lil’ Zimms Disses A-Rod, Drive-bys To Ensue

    February 23, 2007 at 9:26 am 1 comment

    The Hardball Times have made a gallant effort to try and project Akinori Iwamura’s stats for 2007. The problem they face is that there have not been many comparable players that have made the jump from Japan to the Majors. The only similar player (ie. slugger) was Hideki Matsui. Well, […]