Archive for April 2014

Baseball is simultaneously very simple and very complex.

Comparing the old school and new school approaches.

RE24, measuring performance based on the 24 base-out states, should be applied to more than just the “runs above average” scale.

As it is currently calculated, RE24 gives all credit (or blame) for good (or bad) baserunning to the hitter. Maybe that’s not right.

The classic Clutch score uses leverage index, but what happens when we use run expectancy instead?

Defense is complicated and confusing, so let’s try to compare it to something more well-known.

What is the purpose of baseball?

A different way to evaluate pitchers.

Can we measure pitching performance on a game-by-game basis?

Searching for questions to match some traditional offensive statistics.