Monthly Archives: June 2012

Dissecting the draft: What’s a draft pick worth?

by Andrew Mooney and Alex Koenig This post can also be seen on Boston.com here.  The Celtics are in an interesting position heading into Thursday’s NBA draft. It’s arguable that it is time for the team to rebuild; three of … Continue reading

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Tricky Dickey Knuckles His Way to History

by Andrew Mooney This post can also be seen on Boston.com here. In a season that has seen the Orioles spend 53 days atop the AL East and two perfect games in as many months, there can no longer be … Continue reading

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Good Business To Keep the Big Three Together One More Year

by Andrew Mooney This post can also be seen on Boston.com here. The 2012 Eastern Conference Finals had the feel of a showdown between poker players shoving all their chips to the center of the table. By Game 7, the … Continue reading

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Pablo “The Secret Weapon” Sanchez

by Anthony Zonfrelli This post can also be seen on Deadspin.com here. Backyard Baseball: the beloved childhood computer game of our generation, where everyday children played in pickup ballgames with the youthful incarnations of your favorite Major Leaguers. These sandlot … Continue reading

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David Ortiz and the Fountain of Youth

by Andrew Mooney This post can also be seen on Boston.com here. Over the past ten seasons, the Boston Red Sox have had quite a few heroes. Some, like Damon or Pedro, may seem as if they played closer to … Continue reading

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Explaining the Rise of Josh Reddick

by Sam Waters This post can also be seen at baseballanalyics.org here. Last year, Josh Reddick slugged .457 with 7 homers in an 87-game stint with the Red Sox. Feeling confident in his outfield alternatives, Ben Cherington shipped Reddick to … Continue reading

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