Sports analytic supporters aren’t sapping fun from our games. They’re bringing more passion.
Nowadays, there are three common reactions to the use of advanced statistics.
These projections aren’t perfect, but they are illustrative and worth discussing
This is not difficult to understand. Nobody is taking away your precious baseball and replacing it with nine calculators. Teams are improving their chances of winning. Math doesn’t hit, throw, or catch the ball and never will.-
White Sox TV broadcaster Ken “The Hawk” Harrelson was on another one of his famous rants Sunday.
As sabermetrics continue to become more and more commonplace, we’re beginning to have a different view of the statistics that were once thought to be important when evaluating baseball players. One of these stats is strikeouts.
Baseball Prospectus has shown a new way to look at players and teams and a new way to predict their performance for the upcoming season. For the Chicago White Sox it’s 82 wins and third place in the AL Central.
Adam Dunn was one of the biggest free agents on the market over the offseason. The expectation is for him to come in and immediately improve the Chicago White Sox offense.