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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

ESPN: Szymborski: Projecting the AL Standings (INSIDER)

Seasons are simulated a million times using a Monte Carlo method, the percentile performance of player projections and estimates of roster construction. There are other bits of mathematical nerdery involved (linear algebra for the win!), but I’m sure you want to get down to the results, so here we go.

And the NL.

 

DJS and the Infinite Sadness Posted: March 27, 2013 at 07:36 PM | 113 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: espn, sabermetrics, zips

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   101. DJS and the Infinite Sadness Posted: March 28, 2013 at 07:32 PM (#4398766)
I'm deeply disappointed that last year's ZiPS update of RBI baseball was apparently a one-shot deal.

It's not. We're still wrapping up the final release of the DMB disk - I'm doing RBI after that.

When is that, next week or next month?

I turn 50 on June 19, 2028.

   102. Srul Itza Posted: March 28, 2013 at 07:37 PM (#4398772)
I would recommend looking at one of those places that sends magazines to troops overseas.]


Haven't they suffered enough?
   103. Lassus Posted: March 28, 2013 at 07:51 PM (#4398776)
I turn 50 on June 19, 2028.

Just in time for the flying cars and that machine that brought together Logan and Jessica 6!

Also, it is when Johan Santana may finally pitch again.
   104. Good cripple hitter Posted: March 28, 2013 at 08:16 PM (#4398788)
It's not. We're still wrapping up the final release of the DMB disk - I'm doing RBI after that.


That's fantastic news, I'm looking forward to it.
   105. Joey B. Posted: March 28, 2013 at 09:00 PM (#4398813)
The only links here that aren't regular "advertising" for their writers, either submitted by themselves or others, are Repoz's political trolls.

If only Viola's endless political trolling was locked away behind a paywall.
   106. Super Creepy Derek Lowe (GGC) Posted: March 28, 2013 at 09:14 PM (#4398822)
Isn't most of the OT stuff in OT threads nowadays? A better criticism of Repoz would be that his leadins seem to have lost their fastball, they don't crack me up like they used to. But he's been linking stuff for a dozen years.
   107. Rickey! trades in sheep and threats Posted: March 28, 2013 at 09:55 PM (#4398864)
A better criticism of Repoz would be that his leadins seem to have lost their fastball, they don't crack me up like they used to. But he's been linking stuff for a dozen years.


Every fireballing kid becomes a slop throwing old man, if they're lucky.
   108. DJS and the Infinite Sadness Posted: March 29, 2013 at 09:28 AM (#4398999)
Every fireballing kid becomes a slop throwing old man, if they're lucky.

Every thread eventually turns to either politics or Frank Tanana.
   109. Bitter Mouse Posted: March 29, 2013 at 09:45 AM (#4399013)
Every thread eventually turns to either politics or Frank Tanana.


You are forgetting music, history, fashion, movies, and the kind of OT threads, NBA basketball. Though I suppose most of that list falls into either politics or Frank Tanana, so you may be right :)
   110. zonk Posted: March 29, 2013 at 10:54 AM (#4399083)

You are forgetting music, history, fashion, movies, and the kind of OT threads, NBA basketball. Though I suppose most of that list falls into either politics or Frank Tanana, so you may be right :)


Cocktails are glaringly missing from that list... never forget the cocktails... it is what separates us primates from the amoebas on other sites.
   111. Rickey! trades in sheep and threats Posted: March 29, 2013 at 10:56 AM (#4399086)
Every thread eventually turns to either politics or Frank Tanana.


I need to know Frank Tanana's position on gay marriage.
   112. zonk Posted: March 29, 2013 at 11:01 AM (#4399089)
I need to know Frank Tanana's position on gay marriage.


He says it has nothing to do with him...
   113. The Good Face Posted: March 29, 2013 at 11:10 AM (#4399100)
I need to know Frank Tanana's position on gay marriage.


It was good at first, but then it went too far.
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