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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Dodger Sims: 2015 Angels Best Lineup (vs RHP)

Although interesting to look at, most lineup studies leave out enough relevant factors to make the results pretty much useless. I haven’t read up on this particular project, so I’m not sure what factors the sim uses. Nevertheless, the work looks interesting.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 31, 2014 at 10:37 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: lineups, sabermetrics, simulations

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

BBTF’s Jimmy Furtado on his draft league experience as Commissioner playing DYNASTY League Baseball

You probably have noticed the Dynasty League Baseball ad on every page of the site. I don’t get paid for the ad. Instead I provide it to support the game. I talk a little about why I play the game in the linked post.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 10, 2014 at 08:01 AM | 11 comment(s)
  Beats: fantasy baseball, simulations

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

SB Nation 2014 Off-season Simulation debriefing

Have you ever thought your team’s GM made a stupid trade? Paid too much for a free agent? Wish you had the opportunity to run the team more effectively? I gave the opportunity to 30 fans to run their team how they saw fit in an Offseason Simulation, cramming an entire winter of transactions into four days. I gave each team a recommended budget and asked them to negotiate with each other on trades, and with me on free agents.

The following is a summary of what transpired over one week. You can see complete rules and timeline here. Here is a team-by-team summary of what transpired:

Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: November 12, 2014 at 03:32 PM | 25 comment(s)
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