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Stanford Uses Baseball to Teach Decision Theory

I thought some of you might enjoy this Stanford Professional Development seminar which uses a baseball example to explain Decision Theory. Some of it is sort of obvious, but there are some nuances...


Mid-Season Rotation?

A lot of candidates and a lot of "ifs" for the Tribe's starting rotation this year. What do you think the starting rotation will look like after the All-Star break? My prediction (admittedly a bit...


Mets interested in Marte?

It's just a speculative article, but suggests that at least one team might be interested in Marte. Interesting since there is a possibility that Barfield is making a case for keeping him instead....


Schilling may be hurt

There are numerous reports that Curt Schilling has a serious shoulder problem and may even be lost for the season.  Full story here.  If true, it is just another reminder of the importance of...


Schilling's interest

Boston Globe is reporting that Schilling is unlikely to reach a deal with the Red Sox. Apparently he has a blog on which he has listed 12 teams that he is interested in (because they have...


division series

Trying to find out the following - assuming the Indians have the homefield advantage in the upcoming divisional series, which of the five games will be their home games? The rest of this is filler!...


Hafner Slump in Perspective

My first diary post. In thinking about Hafner's slump, I had a dim recollection that VMart went through something similar in 2005. So I checked the data. Here it is [month, average, doubles, HRs):A...



One thing I have been wondering about (and I think it reflects nicely on the team's depth/flexibility): There has been significant discussion that Shoppach might do well enough to allow Victor to...


Making some sense of it

A lot has been written about this potential trade (in all its various forms). Even if I buy the arguments that have been put forward in favor of the trade, it still doesn't gel in my mind for two...

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