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Jack Moore

  • joined Oct 28, 2008
  • last login Jul 31, 2014
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D-League Advanced Stats Through 12/09

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Updated NBA D-League advanced stats.

Maine Red Claws Playing Tremendous Defense, Even Without Bigs

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The Maine Red Claws are playing fantastic defense, even though without big men Jordan Eglseder and Magnum Rolle, their roster doesn't contain a single player taller than 6'9"

D-League Team Advanced Stats Through 12/01

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NBA Development League advanced team stats through two weeks.

Chris Johnson's Empty 23

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Dakota Wizards center Chris Johnson's 23 point night was enough to get him in the D-League's game recap. A deeper look at the box score and play-by-play, however, suggests that he was more a...

Comparing the NBA and the NBADL

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This statistical comparison of the NBA and the NBA D-League should help NBA fans understand their minor league system and the players they will see from the D-League better.

Wisconsin Badger point guards have Ridiculous Upside(tm)

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This post covers in-depth the development of the point guard position under coach Bo Ryan who fed stalwart D-Leaguers such as Greg Stiemsma, Joe Krabbenhoft, Brian Butch and Kirk Penny last season. Also included in this post is current D-Leaguer Kammron Taylor. In the future, I could also see both Trevon Hughes and Jordan Taylor in the D-League (not much size but solid skills).

The Bo Ryan Point Guard

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A stat-heavy treatise on the point guards recruited by Bo Ryan, starting with Sharif Chambliss and ending with Jordan Taylor.

Kevin Towers: The End Of An Era

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San Diego Padres GM Kevin Towers will be fired after 14 seasons. The team saw most of its success under his tenure. What brought about the end of an era in San Diego?

Milton Bradley's Future

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Milton Bradley was suspended by the Cubs for the season and will likely be jettisoned this winter. What should GMs around the league expect out of the beleaguered slugger?

Who is Seth Smith?

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Seth Smith has been a catalyst in the Rockies playoff run in 2009. What can we expect out of this relative unknown going forward?

Nick Johnson's Odd 2009

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Nick Johnson's career has taken many twists and turns, and 2009 is no exception. Here we analyze the oddity that is Johnson's 2009.

Properly Evaluating Trades: A Look At One Famous Deadline Deal

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One major problem I have with the mainstream media baseball analysts is the propensity to say "we'll know who won this trade in 3 years." That may be true from a results standpoint, but when it...

My Collaboration with Bugs & Cranks' Tyler Maas

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Over the last week I collaborated with Bugs & Cranks author and my former colleague at Right Field Bleachers, Tyler Maas. We discuss some basic sabermetric questions and I also answer some questions related to the Brewers, in a slightly comedic fashion.

Five Win Wonder: Marco Scutaro

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Marco Scutaro has been one of the biggest surprises of this year's MLB season, putting up 5 wins and making a case to be considered as one of the best shortstops in the AL. Here, we explore the...

Mike Morse striking out against below-replacement-level Brewers LH RP Chris Narveson. Pitch 4 was...

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Mike Morse striking out against below-replacement-level Brewers LH RP Chris Narveson. Pitch 4 was a touch under 90 and was Narveson's fastest pitch of the night. Larger pic: http://tinyurl.com/myf4gp

The White Sox - Huge Contracts to 2010 and Beyond

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The White Sox have added over 110 million dollars with the contracts of Alex Rios and Jake Peavy. With an already high payroll, will the White Sox be able to operate from under these contracts?

Graph of the Day: Derek Jeter and Old Yankee Stadium

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Derek Jeter has seen a bit of a power surge upon his move to New Yankee Stadium. Would the home runs he's hit this year be out at the House that Ruth Built as well?

The Future Of Alex Rios [Rios Acquired by White Sox]

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Alex Rios was claimed today on waivers by an unknown team. Some claim that this is the perfect opportunity for the Blue Jays to unload salary. Is Rios really sunk costs at this point? We explore.

Graph of the Day: Raul Ibanez, Citizen's Bank Park, and Safeco Field

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Today's graph examines the effects that Philadelphia's Citizen's Bank Park have had on Raul Ibanez's tremendous season. How much has the move from cavernous SafeCo Field to the hitter-friendly Bank...

Alex Rios Claimed On Waivers

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Some analysis of the true value of Alex Rios. Is he and his 62 million dollar contract sunk costs, like Vernon Wells, or is he a salvageable asset?

Graph of the Day: UZR's Error Component and Unearned Runs

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Continuing with the defensive metric theme of this weeks graphs, today we analyze the correlation between the Error component of UZR and unearned runs.

Graph of the Day: Range Factor

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Expanding on yesterday's graph of the day, today we examine whether or not Range Factor correlates to defensive production any more than fielding percentage.

Graph of the Day: The Nate McLouth Factor

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Fielding percentage is not a good statistic to use when valuing defensive contributions, as the sabermetric community well knows. Still, many people don't understand - not only is fielding...

Victor Martinez to Red Sox for Hagadone, Masterson

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The Red Sox acquired Victor Martinez today in their push for the playoffs. They give up talented pitchers Nick Hagadone and Justin Masterson and Bryan Price, but manage to hold on to Buchholz,...

Detroit Tigers Acquire Jarrod Washburn for Luke French, Mauricio Robles

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The Detroit Tigers acquired one of the best starters in the league according to ERA in Jarrod Washburn. Washburn's been a feel-good story this year, but will it feel good for the Tigers?

Quick Summary of Recent Trades

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Cliff Lee to the Indians was the big trade, but you may have missed some of the smaller deals. We cover everything that's happened in the last three days.

Using Team Context To Better Understand The Trade Market: The San Francisco Giants

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A look at how run prevention heavy teams like the San Francisco Giants should approach their situation at the trade deadline. How can they leverage their strengths best?

Graph of the Day: The Worst Teams In Baseball, By Position

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Today's Graph of the Day breaks down the teams running out the worst players at each position. Some of these teams are in contention, and some are not, but regardless of their spot in the...

The Atlanta Braves Should Acquire Willie Harris

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Entering play Friday, the Braves sit 6 games behind the Philadelphia Phillies. They've already upgraded their outfield this year, dumping Jordan Schafer and Jeff Francoeur in favor of Nate McClouth...

Graph of the Day: Shortest Home Runs By Standard Distance

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To complete a 2-post series from last Sunday, today we present the shortest home runs of the 2009 season to date using the incredible technology at www.hittrackeronline.com. Chase Utley, Adam...

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