Category Archives: Player and Team Analysis

WHY 1 WAR BEING WORTH $8-9 MILLION IS A SILLY IDEA AND HOW MUCH 1 WAR IS REALLY WORTH

Over the last few years there’s been a silly idea floating around… the idea that 1 WAR is worth $8-9 million in annual salary on the open market (note: I’ll be using rWAR). Before we look at that, let’s quickly look at annual salaries and payrolls.. The best players cost $20 million+. $30 million or even higher is reserved for

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WHO IS THE GREATEST MANAGER OF ALL TIME?

This isn’t an actual list where the managers are ranked from best to worst, but rather a look at the greatest managers. 1. MILLER HUGGINS 1913-1917 St. Louis Cardinals 1918-1929 New York Yankees Pennants: 6 Championships: 3 Extra Pythagorean W-L: 37-11 Overall Playoff Series Results as Favorites/Not Underdogs: 3-2 Overall Playoff Series Results as Underdogs: 0-1 2. JOE MCCARTHY 1926-1930

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WORLD SERIES ANALYSIS

The Washington Nationals are world champions for the first time ever. During the series, Washington batted .241/.320/.419 compared to .265/.342/.454 during the season. The Houston Astros batted .272/.342/.452 during the series and .274/.352/.495 during the season. On the pitching side, Washington had a 4.29 ERA during the series and a 4.27 ERA during the season. Houston had a shockingly identical

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