Archive for March 2011

The results of my first draft of the year.

A look at potential 2011 closers that should be scooped up in keeper leagues.

Introducing new writers and a couple quick announcements.

Addressing a few criticisms of DIPS and other metrics based on peripherals.

Some more discussion of things like regression and the proper treatment of “luck” stats like HR/FB and BABIP.

Does pitching in particular counts significantly impact BABIP?

A follow-up to Dave Cameron’s piece on randomness and a response to Chris Liss’ assertion that analysts attribute too much to luck.

Once more time: Do Home Run Derby participants suffer in the second half?

Another look at FIP, xFIP, and the continued misuse and misunderstanding of it.

Is it smart to sit starters against strong teams and play them against weak ones?