Fear & Loathing in Small Samples

by Bill M June 11, 2014
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After looking at pitching performances, I’m turning my attention toward offense. Like using xFIP for the pitchers, I’m going to use an advanced statistic for the hitters as well.  Pulled from FanGraphs again, I’m using Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) for the hitters.  To quote FanGraphs, “Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) is one of the most important […]

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Reds, Indians, Diamondbacks Go to Skyline for a Three-Way

by Bill M December 13, 2012

I love the multiple team trade.  The needs and excess of each team don’t match directly, but with more partners, everyone can walk about happy.  This is exactly what happened in the last 24 hours in a three-team trade involving the Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, and Arizona Diamondbacks: ARI: 1B/OF Lars Anderson acquired from Indians […]

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