MLB Aging Curves

Header aging curve courtesy of beyondtheboxscore.com On November 22, 2013, GSABR members Preston Barclay, Kyle Franco, Camden Hu, Nik Oza, and Xavier Weisenreider competed in SABR President Vince Gennaro’s Diamond Dollars Case Competition against twelve other schools at NYU in New York City. The case involved the forecasting of the free agent contracts of catcher … More MLB Aging Curves

Projecting Future MLB League Payroll and Free Agency Expenditures

On Friday, November 22, GSABR members Preston Barclay, Kyle Franco, Camden Hu, Nik Oza, and Xavier Weisenreider competed in SABR President Vince Gennaro’s Diamond Dollars Case Competition against twelve other schools at NYU in New York City. The case involved the forecasting of the free agent contracts of catcher Brian McCann and pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez … More Projecting Future MLB League Payroll and Free Agency Expenditures

A Simple Guide to Basic Sabermetrics

While the baseball community has largely advanced past the utilization of purely descriptive traditional statistics to evaluate player performance, occasionally we witness the resurrection of their futility. Pitching win-loss records have largely been debunked as a poor tool for evaluating a player’s performance, for after all, pitchers cannot control the runs their teammates produce. The … More A Simple Guide to Basic Sabermetrics

Rehashing the 2012 AL MVP Debate: Why Trout Deserved The Award

For decades – and even over a century – baseball had relied upon sexy statistics to quantify a player’s value to a team’s success, or lack thereof. Until the 21st century and the advent of the “Moneyball” era, the mainstream media primarily utilized statistics such as batting average, home runs, and runs batted in to … More Rehashing the 2012 AL MVP Debate: Why Trout Deserved The Award