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The Art of the Steal: What’s Happening with Stolen Bases?

September 10, 20201 Comment

Crime is down on the base paths . . . why? Is it a good thing?

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The World Series WAR Machine

January 28, 2020No Comments

Using Team WAR, we look at some interesting potential World Series matchups over the past three decades.

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Win Probability Added (WPA): What Does “Clutch” Even Mean?

July 30, 2019No Comments

This is the fourth in an ongoing series about understanding advanced statistics in baseball.  Each volume will take an advanced stat, explain it, and contextualize it in the hope that the basic fan can better understand the numbers that drive the game today. Game seven, and it’s the bottom of the ninth, bases loaded, down […]

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