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Jeffrey Litt

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Commented on Mets vs Dodgers Recap: Florescruciating defense and hitting to match on Aug 23 2014, 3:14p
there were, I have no idea why I wrote three
Commented on Mets vs Dodgers Recap: Florescruciating defense and hitting to match on Aug 23 2014, 3:11p - 1 reply
yeah i'm not declaring him a bust or anything, just saying for tonight, he was the Dodgers MVP
Commented on Final Score: Dodgers 6, Mets 2 — Florespecially bad tonight on Aug 23 2014, 3:09p
Anyone who argues against GMOs is arguing for starvation of impoverished nations
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 23 2014, 3:06a
I like the PLoS model, although it needs to add a bit more initial scrutiny to papers before sending them to reviewers
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 23 2014, 3:03a
IT'S A TRAP!
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 23 2014, 3:02a
ah gotcha, still, i think after tonight they're allowed to be a bit hard on flores
Commented on Final Score: Dodgers 6, Mets 2 — Florespecially bad tonight on Aug 23 2014, 2:47a - 1 reply
I'm still devastated he didnt' pan out as the second baseman of the future
Commented on Final Score: Dodgers 6, Mets 2 — Florespecially bad tonight on Aug 23 2014, 2:43a - 1 reply
I would love nothing more than to sit down and gamethread like the old days
Commented on Final Score: Dodgers 6, Mets 2 — Florespecially bad tonight on Aug 23 2014, 2:43a
man you kids are all surpassing me these days
Commented on Final Score: Dodgers 6, Mets 2 — Florespecially bad tonight on Aug 23 2014, 2:35a - 1 reply
I think he makes a difference
Commented on Mets option Rafael Montero to Las Vegas on Aug 23 2014, 2:34a
I want flores to succeed as much as the next guy, but tonight he was brutally awful
Commented on Final Score: Dodgers 6, Mets 2 — Florespecially bad tonight on Aug 23 2014, 2:32a - 1 reply
you leave Reese Havens out of this!
Commented on Final Score: Dodgers 6, Mets 2 — Florespecially bad tonight on Aug 23 2014, 2:31a - 1 reply
Mets vs Dodgers Recap: Florescruciating defense and hitting to match
Posted on Aug 23 2014, 2:29a
Final Score: Dodgers 6, Mets 2 — Florespecially bad tonight
Posted on Aug 23 2014, 1:12a
Open Thread: Mets vs. Dodgers, 4/22/2014
Posted on Aug 22 2014, 9:10p
but looking up numbers is hard!
Commented on Mets' lack of home run power is nothing new on Aug 22 2014, 7:36p
yeah the tenure system is a major problem (but without the job security, who would go into research?), and it's exacerbated by the fact that in lean funding times
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 22 2014, 7:17p - 2 replies
touche
Commented on Mets prospect Dilson Herrera has New York in his sights on Aug 22 2014, 6:27p
I'll continue to say that the Cecchini pick was a good pick
Commented on Mets prospect Dilson Herrera has New York in his sights on Aug 22 2014, 5:45p - 1 reply
That guy was a hack and a charlatan.
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 22 2014, 4:08a - 1 reply
If your advisor hands you a paper and says review this for me I don't have time
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 22 2014, 4:08a - 1 reply
I less than 3 these jerseys. I want one
Commented on Brooklyn Cyclones will wear Nickelodeon "slime" jerseys on Aug 21 2014, 9:25p
why thank you sir
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 9:24p
I was trying to figure out if this was about Grandy or Wright, it started with Wright, went to Grandy, then became ambiguous
Commented on Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine on Aug 21 2014, 7:36p
I think that's only the case if you know that the only factor affecting the player is the injury
Commented on Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine on Aug 21 2014, 7:25p - 1 reply
right im just trying to figure out if it's worth letting them have that salary
Commented on Mets Trade Rumors: Could Bartolo Colon be dealt to the Angels? on Aug 21 2014, 7:07p - 1 reply
but if he started in a slump in the early season, then hurt his shoulder
Commented on Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine on Aug 21 2014, 7:04p
what's your selection criterion for outliers?
Commented on Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine on Aug 21 2014, 7:03p - 1 reply
if they block, would we just let them take his contract? Or is it worth pursuing an offseason trade instead
Commented on Mets Trade Rumors: Could Bartolo Colon be dealt to the Angels? on Aug 21 2014, 5:16p - 2 replies
true but players just slump sometimes. It's hard to gauge if he was just in a slump and then got injured, or if he's in some sort of permanent decline
Commented on Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine on Aug 21 2014, 4:16p - 1 reply
nope not yet
Commented on Mets Trade Rumors: Could Bartolo Colon be dealt to the Angels? on Aug 21 2014, 4:14p - 1 reply
might be paraphrased, but don't make the same mistakes I did, go get paid a lot of money and avoid this whole postdocing nonsense that eventually follows.
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 4:01p
giving the job of reviewing papers to those with the least knowledge and least incentive to try seems like a poor decision to me.
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 4:00p - 2 replies
that combined with people who just draw a line through something and say "these things are correlated' annoy me endlessly
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 3:59p - 1 reply
then my work here is done for now
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 1:58p
knowing the Mets medical staff they'll accidentally have the amputated arm suit up for games and throw away the rest of Wright.
Commented on Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine on Aug 21 2014, 1:57p
The article has plenty of interesting stuff to read already
Commented on Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine on Aug 21 2014, 1:56p - 1 reply
You know you want to get in on the ground floor of this
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 1:55p - 1 reply
The peer review system is so badly broken it's almost comical right now
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 1:52p - 1 reply
indeed, a definite improvement
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 1:41p - 1 reply
Is this you volunteering to be my intern?
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 1:40p - 1 reply
Not a professor yet, so I don't have grad students of my own (plus I imagine the NIH might view that as an improper use of their time if I did).
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 1:30p - 1 reply
I still think the shoulder injury is a root problem here if he really is playing through one
Commented on Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine on Aug 21 2014, 1:27p - 2 replies
That'd be a sweet drive to have
Commented on Mets Morning News: Mets' offense golden against A's, Colon to return Sunday on Aug 21 2014, 1:09p - 2 replies
The seminal work of Jeffrey LItt, "Of things vaguely recalled, i think, maybe, wait what were we talking about, oh look beer!"
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 1:06p
i didn't know FXX was a thing until I heard about that marathon
Commented on Mets Morning News: Mets' offense golden against A's, Colon to return Sunday on Aug 21 2014, 1:04p - 1 reply
around here, the worse the paint skills the better the final product
Commented on Mets Morning News: Mets' offense golden against A's, Colon to return Sunday on Aug 21 2014, 1:02p - 1 reply
It'll take a while to compile vol 2. I'm mining this data by hand, it's slow going
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 12:58p - 2 replies
Maybe Dubs doesn't love the Mets so much as he hates Philadelphia?
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 12:57p
That site is one of the most brilliant sites ever
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 12:04p - 1 reply
I believe in the slow burn
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 12:03p
Also thanks for the fact check, it's good to know peer review works SOMEWHERE.
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 12:03p - 2 replies
sorry, not sure why those numbers popped up for me the first time around, but I have re-entered using the correct murders per year to date
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 11:55a
by the way, the inspiration for this is here
Commented on Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1 on Aug 21 2014, 3:27a - 1 reply
it's there, your night is just over before mine is.
Commented on Beer Avenue on Aug 21 2014, 3:26a
Spurious Correlations: Mets Edition Vol. 1
Posted on Aug 21 2014, 3:24a
volume 1 goes up tonight!
Commented on Beer Avenue on Aug 21 2014, 1:23a - 1 reply
yeah murph looked terrible on those errors, and a bit shaky on one or two other plays
Commented on Final Score: Mets 8, Athletics 5—Offense shows signs of life, bullpen almost ruins it on Aug 20 2014, 8:58p - 1 reply
oh man, I let fly more than my fair share of obscenities at the fielding this game
Commented on Final Score: Mets 8, Athletics 5—Offense shows signs of life, bullpen almost ruins it on Aug 20 2014, 8:08p
Guys, I actually got to see the Mets win for once! It was... it was... beautiful
Commented on Final Score: Mets 8, Athletics 5—Offense shows signs of life, bullpen almost ruins it on Aug 20 2014, 8:07p
dumpy, but baseball is baseball
Commented on Open Thread: Mets vs. A's, 8/20/14 on Aug 20 2014, 3:26p - 1 reply
greetings from beautiful o.co stadium
Commented on Open Thread: Mets vs. A's, 8/20/14 on Aug 20 2014, 3:22p - 6 replies
I say yes, but I think I might be the resident Gavin Cecchini optimist around here
Commented on Is Gavin Cecchini the Mets' shortstop of the future? on Aug 20 2014, 1:49p
the O.co definitely has the "dump" part down
Commented on Series Preview: New York Mets vs. Oakland Athletics on Aug 19 2014, 4:32p - 1 reply
I didn't even know negative 49 wRC+ was possible
Commented on Mets offense has been the worst in baseball for the past month on Aug 19 2014, 4:30p - 1 reply
I still want Oberkfell!
Commented on Mets Morning News: Torres plays the star, as Mets offense falls in a black hole on Aug 19 2014, 3:36p
can we actual shotgun them?
Commented on The Marlins were hungover during John Maine's final start of 2007 on Aug 19 2014, 3:29p
I'll take the over on a billion
Commented on It's time for the Mets to move on from Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez on Aug 19 2014, 3:25p
Hey I'm going to tomorrow's game, where you sitting?
Commented on Series Preview: New York Mets vs. Oakland Athletics on Aug 19 2014, 3:18p
I have a fun new post in the works, but it requires a ton of incredibly pointless, banal research and I haven't found the time quite yet.
Commented on Beer Avenue on Aug 18 2014, 8:02p - 1 reply
I wouldn't do Harvey for anyone not ML ready right now
Commented on Final Score: Cubs 4, Mets 1—More offensive ineptitude on Aug 18 2014, 7:14p - 1 reply
Bartolo Colon placed on bereavement list, Gonzalez Germen recalled
Posted on Aug 18 2014, 5:35p
maybe i'll make an updated version
Commented on Beer Avenue on Aug 18 2014, 2:11p
I cracked 61 rec's with this bad boy a while back....
Commented on Beer Avenue on Aug 18 2014, 2:06p - 4 replies
There is no commercial that is ever going to change behavior. It's just not going to happen
Commented on Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 8/14/14 on Aug 14 2014, 7:49p - 1 reply
cant wait for the Oakland series, going to at least one of those
Commented on Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 8/14/14 on Aug 14 2014, 7:47p - 1 reply
I would see the NFL, but I can't, I don't have 15 separate cable subscriptions
Commented on Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 8/14/14 on Aug 14 2014, 7:46p - 1 reply
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