Monthly Archives: May 2014

I Was in Sports Illustrated!!!!!!

Originally posted on Baseball with Matt:
Hey baseball fans! So, as some of you know already, I was in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated (May 26, 2014 edition, pg. 20)! I just want to say thank you so much…

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Cubs Mike Olt: Is he Mark Reynolds Jr. with a Better Glove? Or someone else?

Comparisons. Everyone makes them to distill down an idea or a thought or a person, God forbid (stereotypes), to its simplest form or characteristic. We (humans) do this to survive. Else, sensory overload, the mainframe (our minds) would get bogged … Continue reading

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Patterns: History Repeats? Power Surge then Decline, Gotta Be That Baseball Thingy

I like patterns. Or rather, I like trying to identify a pattern or repeated trend. People do this stuff for a living- and get paid a lot to notice such trends and patterns. They use to trade in real-time. Now, … Continue reading

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Farm System Rank: 2-3 Years Before It Takes A Slight Effect

On Bleacher Nation yesterday, a conversation was had that gets started over an over about how much MLB Farm System rankings matter, particularly Baseball America, one of many that do a pre-season estimation of what a franchise has percolating in … Continue reading

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Montreal Expos : A Brief Expose on the Plights of this Franchise

I recently completed a rough edit on the Montreal Expos franchise. It is 20 pages long; so not as detailed as Jonah Keri’s Up, Up, and Away(above), but it covers some of the same history with my penchant for graphs … Continue reading

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