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Assigning Wins and Losses

September 11, 2006 by


JC Bradbury – of Sabernomics fame and the author of forthcoming book The Baseball Economist – noted in an interview with Baseball Digest Daily that he was a fan of DIPS. For those who have not heard of this, DIPS is a metric used to evaluate the productivity of a pitcher in baseball. Voros McCracken […]

The Milwaukee Bucks in 2005-06

September 11, 2006 by


In the 1980s the Bucks were just short of the NBA elite of the Celtics and Lakers. Beginning in 1980-81 Milwaukee won at least 50 games for seven consecutive seasons. Since this streak ended with the 1986-87 season, though, the Bucks have become the poster child of an average NBA team. For the past 19 […]