Monthly Archives: April 2011
Welcome to the first real installment of Astroturf Principles. I was going to begin the series with a discussion of regression to the mean, but haven’t been able to make satisfactory progress on it yet, so we’re going with replacement … Continue reading
Yeah, we’re doing it: Johnny Damon, consider yourself a Sworn Blog-Foe of Plexiglass Principles.
Delmon Young to the DL, Rene Tosoni to the bigs. And he’s going to play playing, since it looks like everyone on the Twins roster is hurt or sick or both. This post is really mostly for my own benefit, since … Continue reading
Trivia question: who led the majors in starts at C last season, and with how many? For reference, I’ll include the leaders at all other positions: C) ??? ??? 1B) Prince Fielder, 160 2B) Chone Figgins, 161 3B) Chase Headley, … Continue reading
3 in a row! 3 in a row! This occasion calls for me putting up some bullet points instead of generating real content: Adventures in Middle Infielder Baserunning, Part I: Alexi Casilla, doing everything in his power to lose his … Continue reading
Dan Rydell: Eli’s Coming. Casey McCall: Eli? Dan: From the Three Dog Night song. Casey: Yes? Dan: Eli is something bad, a darkness. Casey: “Eli’s coming. Hide your heart, girl.” Eli is an inveterate womanizer. I think you’re getting the … Continue reading
Never forget: Just to be clear: small sample size small sample size small sample size.