Sabermetrics

April Check-In: Pythagorean Wins

You don’t need the mind of Pythagoras to understand scoring runs is good and allowing runs is bad. This extremely basic concept also provides an estimation of what a team’s true performance should be, using similar math to your middle…

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Contracts

Potential NBA Style Trades

FanGraphs recently published an article, the gist of which is that, because MLB teams are self-separating into “haves” (contending teams) and “have-nots” (rebuilding/tanking teams) and because teams are essentially treating the $197 million luxury-tax threshold as a hard cap, there…

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