Tag Archives: Oakland A’s

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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TFIG: Thank Friday It’s God! (My favorite actress & Book review)


A bout of dyslexia cured, I am back to writing on something other than whether Dick Williams or Charlie O. Finley was the bigger A-hole in Oakland in the 1970’s. It’s really no contest, but, it is fun to speculate … Continue reading

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