Posted on May 3, 2014
5×5 prices for hitters and pitchers for April 2014, along with Consensus preseason prices. How are your guys doing versus expectations?
Posted on May 2, 2014
The Hardball Times is running a series of articles by their writers about what they learned doing a project. Dan Szymborski wrote about projecting player performance and Mitchel Lichtman wrote about defensive statistics. Very good stuff.
A guy (more…)
Posted on April 23, 2014
We’re looking at the April 2013 earnings of hitters. When we slice and dice the cheap guys, those who sank in the auction because no one felt the need to bid them (more…)
Posted on April 22, 2014
So, we learned that if you paid real money for a pitcher and he had a bad April, chances were pretty good he would bounce back to be the pitcher you hoped for in subsequent months (if not for the year as a whole). (more…)
Posted on April 11, 2014
So, the “trusted” hurlers who fail in the first month bounce back some of the way afterwards. They don’t continue to be so dismal, thank goodness. But what about the guys we didn’t trust that much in the first place?
This chart shows the 15 starters who had the worst (more…)
Posted on April 11, 2014
Rereading my post over at Shandler Park today, I was struck that it might be useful to look at the outcomes for pitchers last year who started the season off badly. That is, they had a bad April.
But when I started looking at the spreadsheet my first impulse was (more…)
Posted on April 10, 2014
Last year I started calculating month x month 5×5 values, in large part to see how much the plus-value pools of hitters and pitchers varied from month to month.
Posted on March 27, 2014
Between updating the Patton $ projections and preparing for Tout Wars and the XFL 17 round reserve draft, and just a little bit of civilian life, time is speeding past. I wanted to talk briefly here about the idea of value.
In Tout Wars I bought a team that is (more…)
Posted on March 15, 2014
The NL screwed things up for a while, when 16 teams (more…)
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