Monday, August 4th, 2014

Sabermetrics are here to stay. It’s time to get on the bus.

VORP? UZR? BABIP? No doubt you have seen some recent articles, including on this website, using terms that sound like they could come directly from NASA or the CIA.  These terms actually are part of an emerging lexicon that is revolutionizing baseball circles called Sabermetrics. Sabermetrics is the term given by baseball folks to the practice of churning […]

Introduction to FanGraphs, WE and WPA

April 18, 2010 by  
Filed under New Media, Statistics and Analysis

Given that my Washington Nationals were being pummeled 11-7 by the Milwaukee Brewers on this Sunday afternoon, I thought my time would be better spent talking a little bit about FanGraphs (www.fangraphs.com) and some key statistics being used to analyze games. FanGraphs.com is a company located in Arlington, Virginia that provides statistics for every player in Major […]

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