Category Archives: Player and Team Analysis

WHY DID THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS UNDERACHIEVE DURING THEIR RECENT RUN OF DIVISION TITLES?

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been on the greatest run in team history, at least as far as winning the division and making the playoffs annually goes. YEAR RECORD RESULT 2013 92-70 won division, lost in NLCS 2014 94-68 won division, lost in NLDS 2015 92-70 won division, lost in NLDS 2016 91-71 won division, lost in NLCS 2017 104-58

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WHAT TEAM STATS DO CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS HAVE IN COMMON?

I decided to analyze what stats teams that won pennants and championships have in common, in order to better understand what specific attributes make championship teams… well championship teams. I’m listing all World Series and pennant winners (when there was no World Series). R/G = Runs per game. I’m not putting the team’s actual number but rather their rank when

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TOP 25 IMPROVEMENT & TOP 12 REGRESSION CANDIDATES

Let’s take a look at some hitters who will likely improve on their poor performances and those whose good performances are likely to decline. I’m going to specifically look at BABIP to make my selections (the players are not in any particular order). IMPROVEMENT CANDIDATES 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B Los Angeles Angels (.207 BABIP) 2. Khris Davis, DH Oakland Athletics

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