Kyle Hopkins

  • joined Jul 31, 2013
  • last login Jul 09, 2014
  • posts 24
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I am a student at Tulane University in New Orleans- a BS candidate in Neuroscience and Economics. I was born and raised in Central Florida with family ties to New Orleans.

I went to over 30 Orlando Magic games before I was born, so sports have always been a part of my life. Hard sciences, economics, and sports are the the same: there's a system, you build models and make assumptions to fit.

Sports analytics is a passion of mine.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Tampa Bay Rays
  • NBA Orlando Magic
  • NFL New Orleans Saints
  • NCAAF Tulane Green Wave
  • NCAAB Tulane Green Wave
  • Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund
  • FIFA United States
  • General Orlando City Soccer Club
User Blog

Rays top Yankees 4-3 in 12


The Rays are 7-3 in their last 10 games.

Long ball powers Rays past Orioles 5-4


The Rays have won three of four!

Astros send Rays to 7-3 defeat


Astros end the Rays' two game winning streak as Jarred Cosart earns another win against the Rays

Mariners best Rays as Cobb falters


The Rays fell to the Mariners after an emotional tribute to baseball lifer Don Zimmer before the game.

Rays waste one-hitter, fall to A's 3-2


The Rays waste a combined one-hitter with untimely hitting defensive miscues Wednesday night against the Athletics

Price falters as Rays drop series to Angels


The Rays fall to the Angels 6-2 as Pujols homers twice

Rays' rally falls short; fall to Orioles 4-3


Too little too late from the Rays as a ninth inning rally falls just short of tying the game against the Baltimore Orioles

Efficient pitching leads Rays to 4-0 victory


The Rays help ease the pain of last night's loss with a shutout behind Cesar Ramos and Brandon Gomes's efficient pitching

Rays destroy Yankees 16-1


Hanigan, Myers and Longoria (14 RBIs) led the offense in a rout of the Yankees

Notes on Wil Myers's Struggles

There's no denying Wil Myers is struggling so far this season

Rays fall to the Reds 12-4


The Rays' middle relievers couldn't keep the Reds lineup at bay

Buehrle sharp as Blue Jays down Rays 3-0


Mark Buerhle shut the Rays' offense out on Wednesday night at Tropicana Field

Rays Season Preview 2014: Will Myers Produce?


Is the regression monster lurking for Wil Myers?

The value of a run


Are all runs created equally?

The case against David DeJesus


Should David DeJesus's option have been picked up?

Less is Moore


How Matt Moore can replace David Price in the Rays' rotation

Why the Rays love tax season


Yeah, yeah, yeah I know the Rays are paupers. Tell me something I don't already know

Rays' defense lets them down, costs game 1


Rays' shaky defensive performance leads to a long game in opening game loss to the rival Red Sox

Cleveland's feast versus the AL Beast


The AL East is still the AL "Beast"

Expansionary Policy


September comes before October...

Hold on a minute—Another note on the bullpen


Do you know who lead the AL in holds in 2012?

Chasing the Extra Win


Joe Maddon has earned himself plenty of admiration during his time as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. However, is his management of the bullpen this season really the most efficient?


Jose Molina's Deception: Not Just Pitch Framing

This was written as a fanpost three days ago, but I just read it today. Nice work, kyle.hopkins5851 - Ian The catcher’s job is pretty simple: catch the pitches that the pitcher throws to you....


On the race for the AL East

And this. Kyle.hopkins.5851 was busy. -Ian The Rays grabbed first place from the Red Sox Monday night in a dramatic game that featured a rain delay, a close call at home plate, and a late rally by...

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