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Entries from January 2009

Response to Bill James on the BCS

January 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Bill James’s remarks on the BCS are making all sorts of rounds on the internets, and when you do what I do it’s awfully hard not to pay attention to whatever Bill writes. This particular subject is important to me because I find the process of using statistical rankings to rank sports teams fascinating (in […]

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The Consultant

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

A sincere and warm congrats to sabermetric fellow traveler Tommy Tango on his new consulting gig with the Seattle Mariners. Tommy’s first set of moves will be to replace Jim Presley at third with Edgar Martinez, install Ken Phelps as the fulltime DH, and use their first round draft pick on High School superprospect Ken […]

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