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(Updated) Know Your Stats: Win Probability Added (WPA)

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
(Updated) Know Your Stats: Win Probability Added (WPA)

Every play in every game has some effect on the odds of winning a baseball game. Whether you are down by ten runs in the second inning or tied up in the bottom of the ninth, every action can be measured. Baseball has been played for over a century and a half. Major League Baseball […]

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Listen/Download: “Box Scores” by Don Rosler and Jay Ward

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Listen/Download: “Box Scores” by Don Rosler and Jay Ward

It’s that dreaded time of the summer; the All-Star game is over, and major league baseball is taking a break from their schedule until tomorrow. As if it wasn’t already bad enough that there aren’t a full slate of games on at the beginning of the week, there is nothing now. A lost art in […]

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Why Don’t The Host Team’s Broadcasters Call The All-Star Game?

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Why Don’t The Host Team’s Broadcasters Call The All-Star Game?

When a team is chosen to host the MLB All-Star Game, it means not only the greatest baseball has to offer converging on a specific location, but the celebration of both the host city and team. In the past week we witnessed the All-Star Game in Flushing for the first time since 1964, and Major League […]

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Dumb Yankee Fan Who Ran Onto The Field

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Dumb Yankee Fan Who Ran Onto The Field

Last night, during the All Star Game at Citi Filed, a Yankee fan decided to act on a dare from his Twitter followers urging him to run out onto the field. And the 18-year old wasted no time hopping over the 3 1/2 foot barrier and dashed for second base donning his Robinson Cano t-shirt. […]

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Watch It Again: Mariano’s Enter Sandman Tribute At Citi Field

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Watch It Again: Mariano’s Enter Sandman Tribute At Citi Field

I got this MLB video clip and embedded it here for you that missed it last night…. It’s the complete Mariano Rivera tribute from last night… Watch it and enjoy… Joe D. * * * * * * * * As Neil Diamond completed his performance of “Sweet Caroline” in remembrance of the Boston Marathon […]

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Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

It was great to see Cardinals right fielder and former Met Carlos Beltran receive a warm welcome and a hearty round of cheers last night from the crowd at Citi Field. Before the game, Beltran spoke to reporters about his future and said he hopes to continue performing at this level for another three years. […]

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Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA)

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Above Average (wRAA)

We continue our intro to sabermetrics series with a relatively new statistic, but a very relevant one nonetheless: Weighted Runs Above Average. wRAA is essentially wOBA converted into runs, but understanding wRAA is crucial to understanding Wins Above Replacement (Fangraphs version). One of the biggest issues with rate statistics like wOBA and On-Base Percentage is […]

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MMO Exclusive: Willie Randolph Likes What He Sees With Mets

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Willie Randolph Likes What He Sees With Mets

The guys over at IMG and Subway were kind enough to allow me to attend a Media Event through MetsMerized, where I got to meet Jared (“The Subway Guy”) and our former manager, Willie Randolph. Right off the bat, I took one look at Randolph and realized that he doesn’t seem to have aged at […]

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MMO Featured Post: Citi Field Parking Up, ASG Viewership Down

An article by posted on July 16, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Featured Post: Citi Field Parking Up, ASG Viewership Down

In a must-read column for the National Sports Journalism Center website at Indiana University, Ed Sherman delves into the subject that neither MLB or Fox Sports wants to talk about – and that is four straight years of significant declines in viewership ratings for the All-Star Game. Here is a small part taken from the full […]

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Mets Things You Don’t Want To Know

An article by posted on July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Things You Don’t Want To Know

From Jon Heyman, CBS Sports: Bobby Bonilla’s increasingly infamous deferred compensation arrangement with the Mets is actually two separate deals totaling more than $40 million, not only the $30 million that has been previously reported, people familiar with the world’s longest sports deal told CBSSports.com. Plus, a third 25-year Mets deferred compensation agreement, this one for former […]

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