Monthly Archives: March 2014

Miguel Cabrera: Detroit and High Finance


The Tigers have made the biggest moves of the 2014 off-season. Late 2013, they swapped Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler, to the latter’s delight, given his recent comments on Texas GM Jon Daniels. Detroit gained substantial salary relief – $76M … Continue reading

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TV Economics of Baseball: Bubble of Money Will Drive Up Salaries And Burst


Originally posted on Deepcenterfield MLB:
Your Dollars At Work To Fuel A Bubble Unless you have been in a coma since 2008, you have heard that the U.S. Fed has employed quantitative easing (QE) to increase liquidity for their BFFs:…

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Macrosabermetrics: Evaluating MLB Team Resources to Produce Wins (1998-2013)


There are many models generated in the field of sabermetrics. From the Pythagorean Run expectation (exponent 1.83ish), OBP/SLG to get runs scored; to linear weights, wOBA, position weight, and FIP to find WAR. And more models are focused on the … Continue reading

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