Category Archives: MLB Baseball

HSAC on Gammons Daily

HSAC member Oliver Kim analyzed Ike Davis’s career over at Gammons Daily. A quick tease to whet your appetite… “On Saturday, the Mets’ sometimes-first baseman Ike Davis strained his oblique, potentially ending his season and with it, his career with … Continue reading

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Links We Like: 3/29/13

It’s been a while since our last set of links, but we’re back in force to bring you the best reads from around the web for your weekend reading. – Jeff Sullivan analyzes Justin Verlander’s $180 million contract at FanGraphs … Continue reading

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The 2012 World Series Effect: Is it better to enter a playoff series coming off a sweep or a seven-game win?

By Harry Chiel Every so often, a playoff series in the NHL, MLB, or NBA will be fought between a team that has just come off of a sweep and a team that has barely survived a competitive 7-game series. … Continue reading

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An Analysis of Adam Dunn’s Hall of Fame Chances

by Theo Gerome Another player hit a milestone home run over the weekend. Adam Dunn became the third player this season to hit his 400th career home run on Saturday night. So this is a good time to look at … Continue reading

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Finding the True Border Between Yankee and Red Sox Nation Using Facebook Data

by Ben Blatt A version of this post can be read in the Wall Street Journal here. Like all sports rivalries, picking a side in the Red Sox-Yankee rivalry is almost entirely geographic. Everyone knows as you drive through the … Continue reading

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Retired Number Series: Cincinnatti Reds

by Theo Gerome This post can also be seen at Hot Corner Harbor here. July brings with it the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and Barry Larkin, a more-than-worthy player, finally saw his name added to Cooperstown yesterday. With the history … Continue reading

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How Big Should the Baseball Hall of Fame Be?

by Theo Gerome This post can also be seen at Hot Corner Harbor here. It seems like an eternity ago that we had the 2012 Hall of Fame elections, but this weekend, Barry Larkin and Ron Santo will finally be … Continue reading

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