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  • joined Feb 12, 2008
  • last login May 15, 2014
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Baseball Projections. How much do they tell us?

Margin of error is a huge component of statistics. When you see a political poll with candidate A leading Candidate B by 6 points, with a MoE of 3 points, you can be pretty confident that Candidate...

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Have the A's been the victims of a tough schedule?

Disclaimer: This is a long post, with a lot of text, and some charts that require interpretation. It also has ambiguous conclusions, because of some hard-to-account for errors. There's a solid...

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A Defense- It's misguided to overreact against Beane

First, this is generally not a response to Nico's post. I'd be hard-pressed to answer most of his well-stated points. What I really disagree with is the overstated criticism I saw in the comments...

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Best and Worst Playoff Teams Since 1995, and how they did

So, this all started with my dislike for the "Playoffs are a crapshoot". I don't like the argument, because I like the thought that the playoffs select the best team. I think that the playoffs...

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After the signings...A look at the cap situation

After all the signings, a look at the salary cap situation for the next 6 years.

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How other pitchers "Control" The A's

So I've been wondering why Pitchers like Ervin Santana dominate us, and at the same time, we hit decently against better pitchers such as AJ Burnett. My theory, which may not be surprising to many...

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Community Guidelines on Ad-Hominem attacks

In my opinion, recent diaries have shown some of the ugly side of this community. The best example is the number of personal attacks on Iggy in recent diaries. He's been called a "numbskull". He's...

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Creative Ways of Buying out Foyle/long term cap-management

Foyle's contract pays 8.9 million this year, 9.8 million next year. There is a 10.5 million team option after that.In the event of a buyout, the sum total of the buyout is divided over the...

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Potential uses of the 10 million trade exception

The 10 million exception is a dilemma. One of the biggest advantages of sending JRich packing was the cap space created. That space can be the key to resigning Monta and/or Biedrins next summer.

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Yi Movement and the Salary Cap

The Salary Cap affects our decisions regarding the Draft, including whether or not we trade up.

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A's Fans in Chicago?

A's in Chicago

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Freddy Garcia to the Phillies

Heyman from SI has Garcia to the Phillies for Gavin Floyd + PTBNL as a done deal. I saw corroboration for this on ESPN (weird 1 line report from Jayson Stark, but I guess it counts.) I guess the...

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