Category Archives: Player and Team Analysis

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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WHO SHOULD’VE WON PENNANTS AND DIVISIONS ACCORDING TO PYTHAGOREAN W-L RECORDS

Pythagorean W-L records are W-L records based on runs scored and runs allowed. In other words how things “should’ve” happened. I decided to compile a list of pennants and divisions that “should’ve been won” by a different team based on the Pythagorean W-L records. 1. 1885 NL PENNANT WHO WON: CHICAGO CUBS WHO “SHOULD’VE WON”: NEW YORK GIANTS 2. 1889

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