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Reevaluating Extra Bases Taken Percenage

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Nifty discussion of how to propperly evaluate players' abilities to take extra bases, by jessef of Bluebird Banter.

Reevaluating Extra Bases Taken Percenage

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Nifty discussion of how to propperly evaluate players' abilities to take extra bases, by jessef of Bluebird Banter.

The Reds Might Be the Best Base Running Team in the League

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It turns out that the Reds are actually very good base runners, perhaps the best team of base runners in the National League.

2009 AL MVP Showdown: Greinke vs. Mauer vs. Mr. X, or, the Race for Second Place, or, Ken Rosenthal, Avert Your Eyes

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Joe Mauer is a great candidate for AL MVP... runner-up.. right behind Zack Greinke. But he's got competition even for that.

Jason Bartlett, for Real?

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Jason Barlett's surprising season with the bat might be viewed as either a "breakout" heralding a new level of performance or simply a fluke. In reality, it's neither. But exactly how good a player...

Don't Forget the Baserunning!

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Which teams and players have helped their teams the most in the baserunning department? BtB takes a look.

Mets Baserunning: Room For Improvement

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A statistical look at Mets baserunning thus far.

Lousy Lineup Optimizer: Pittsburgh Pirates

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An optimized batting order only gains a team 5 to 15 runs a year, but to buy those marginal runs on the current free agent market usually costs a team from two to seven million dollars. This is the...

Lousy Lineup Optimizer: San Diego Padres

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An optimized batting order only gains a team 5 to 15 runs a year, but to buy those marginal runs on the current free agent market usually costs a team from two to seven million dollars. This is the...

Choose your own projection

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I did a little Fanpost at Royals Review... I originally was just going to do a generic WAR projection for the position pl ayers, averaging CHONE, PECTOA, and ZiPS, but then I came up with the idea do break it down into components by projection system so that people could "choose their own projection." Kind of a funny take referencing the old "choose your own adventure" books from my childhood or whatever. I thought it was a fun idea, anyway, to get people to understand how intuitive the notion of WAR really is, as well as letting them pick each projection they think is better, or to leave out parts they don't like (say, if they hate defensive stats). Would have been better with multiple choices for defensive projections or baserunning, of course, but given that I had to do the baserunning myself, I feel okay about it. I'm not an "official" Royals blogger or anything, but I thought this was sort of an entertaining twist on the usual projections post that other people might get a kick out of and maybe run with.

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