Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

BABIP: Separating fact from fiction - Beyond the Box Score

He provides a list of under and overachievers. Derek Jeter is OVERachieving so far. Yes, overachieving. If the numbers do mean something, it could get really ugly for Derek in his farewell tour.

Jim Furtado Posted: May 06, 2014 at 06:20 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: sabermetrics

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. cardsfanboy Posted: May 06, 2014 at 11:03 PM (#4701757)
I don't get where he came up with his one conclusion going into this. He seemed to think that .300 babip for a hitter is standard, and is mistaking dips theory with babip. Has anyone, anywhere of any repute, ever claimed that babip for hitters is static or predictable?

Fun thing, by this methodology, Pujols is hitting worse than expected.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Mike Emeigh
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogSurprising Sports Stars – Guided by Voices’ Robert Pollard
(23 - 11:13am, Jul 26)
Last: GregD

NewsblogBuehrle treats Toronto rookies to new suits in NY
(4 - 11:10am, Jul 26)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Still Gags in October

Newsblog5 for Friday: Leo Mazzone, pitching coach to the HOFers
(31 - 11:07am, Jul 26)
Last: Mike Emeigh

NewsblogRe/code: Major League Baseball Cries Foul on Net Neutrality Proposal
(10 - 11:05am, Jul 26)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

NewsblogWisch: Cooperstown Shouldn’t Close Out Lee Smith
(27 - 11:01am, Jul 26)
Last: Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66)

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread July, 2014
(416 - 10:58am, Jul 26)
Last: Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14!

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 7-25-2014
(13 - 10:46am, Jul 26)
Last: Mike Emeigh

NewsblogYasiel Puig hits three of Dodgers’ five triples, joins elite company
(2 - 10:45am, Jul 26)
Last: BDC

NewsblogHurdles remain in Mets-Rockies deal for Tulowitzki, Gonzalez
(37 - 10:36am, Jul 26)
Last: JE (Jason Epstein)

NewsblogYankees push home streak over Jays to 17
(1 - 10:08am, Jul 26)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Still Gags in October

Newsblog7-25-14 OMNICHATTER
(59 - 9:54am, Jul 26)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Still Gags in October

NewsblogBA Report: MLBPA Files Grievance Against Astros Over Aiken, Nix, Marshall
(12 - 8:56am, Jul 26)
Last: RMc's desperate, often sordid world

NewsblogGiants purchase contract of 2B Uggla
(1 - 8:51am, Jul 26)
Last: Bhaakon

NewsblogESPN : GM Offers To Get Prostate Exam During Game
(18 - 6:20am, Jul 26)
Last: Joe Bivens, Minor Genius

NewsblogOTP - July 2014: Republicans Lose To Democrats For Sixth Straight Year In Congressional Baseball Game
(3205 - 2:40am, Jul 26)
Last: robinred

Page rendered in 0.1906 seconds
52 querie(s) executed