Category Archives: St. Louis Cardinals

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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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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Prospects: What are they good for? WAR! (Say it again!)


This will be short. In honor of Baseball America’s 25 years of ranking prospects, I did an analysis on what have top 100 prospects equated to over the course of that time in terms of regular season wins. First, 2,500 … Continue reading

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