All over the continent, the Mariners are excelling.
Guti's game winning home run was also one for the record books.
If only people were on base when baseballs are hit out of the park.
The Mariners' catcher is having a rough season at the plate so far.
The Mariners could tie their team record of three-consecutive extra-inning wins tonight....if it happens.
This year, edX and Boston University collaborated to offer the first ever massive open online course on Sabermetrics. Logan took it. In the true spirit of college, he now presents his end-of-semester course eval for SABR101x.
It's opening day! Here are some suggestions for rationally interpreting early statistics.
Ever wished you could get batted ball data in a format better suited for en-masse analysis than Jeff Zimmerman's leaderboards or Fangraphs' spray charts? Well...
Let's walk through a very simple analysis article to expose the underlying thought process.
Last week, we took a look at the opposite-field exploits of Mariners outfielder Dustin Ackley. This week, let's expand the scope of our analysis to the whole team... and beyond.
Possibly the season's most bizarre ejection.
Teams are essentially sacrificing as much as they used to. But are they getting the same value out of them?
The miniseries continues by examining how the sacrifice bunt has been used over the last forty years, and whether anyone has actually learned anything.
Today marks the first entry in a week-long series examining the use, and value, of the sacrifice bunt over the last forty years. Today: the introduction.
In which previous dilly-dallying turns into a blog post.
Boy, when will baseball just leave stuff alone and try and build some traditions? Is nothing sacred?
Can expected home runs, compared against actual home runs, be used to see how strong hitters are? It appears so!
This stream has:
Home runs are important, but probably not good to evaluate with.
Where the strike is — and is not — called
A look at catchers' (and others) pitch-framing performance through an updated representation of the strike zone.
Home runs aren't equally distributed. Of course they aren't. Nobody thought that.