Archive for June 2017

Using data to help imagine LeBron James as a baseball player.

One player best illustrates the contrast between pure scouting and pure statistical evaluation.

Can minor league defensive performance identify future major league outliers?

An encouraging step toward designing a reliable fielding metric for minor leaguers.

If a hitter can hit for power in the minors, what does that say about his potential major league success?

If a pitcher can make ’em swing and miss in the minors, what does that say about his potential major league success?

Do market size or Tweets and Likes drive dollars?

Some interesting insights into what happens when balls are hit in the air.

How much do real estate and pitching have in common?

What does it take to be a good worm burner?