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

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

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.

Page 2 of 2 pages  < 1 2
   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. has reignited his October #Natitude 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. GGC don't think it can get longer than a novella 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.
Page 2 of 2 pages  < 1 2

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Randy Jones
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogAP: Sandoval, Shields Among 121 Free Agents
(14 - 5:00pm, Oct 31)
Last: Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos

NewsblogRelix: Watch the Exact Moment the Phish Crowd Found Out the Giants Won the World Series
(2 - 4:59pm, Oct 31)
Last: McCoy

Newsblog2014-2015 MLB free agent power ranking
(3 - 4:56pm, Oct 31)
Last: Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos

NewsblogMLB.com - In pursuit of Maddon, Cubs dismiss Renteria
(13 - 4:55pm, Oct 31)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogFull Count ยป Red Sox sign Koji Uehara to 2-year contract
(35 - 4:54pm, Oct 31)
Last: Nasty Nate

NewsblogSending Gordon | Joe Blogs
(27 - 4:51pm, Oct 31)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogOT: Politics, October 2014: Sunshine, Baseball, and Etch A Sketch: How Politicians Use Analogies
(4894 - 4:50pm, Oct 31)
Last: Ron J2

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - October 2014
(656 - 4:49pm, Oct 31)
Last: Merton Muffley

NewsblogBoston.com: Youk Retires
(13 - 4:39pm, Oct 31)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogFree Agency Contract Calculator - Beyond the Box Score
(1 - 4:38pm, Oct 31)
Last: fra paolo

NewsblogJoe Maddon is to become Cubs manager, sources say
(138 - 4:22pm, Oct 31)
Last: Bunny Vincennes

NewsblogDeadline: World Series Ratings: Game 7 Scores Home Run For Fox
(33 - 4:11pm, Oct 31)
Last: BDC

NewsblogGabe Kapler to the LA Dodgers Front Office? Misadventures in Twitter Direct Messages
(1 - 4:03pm, Oct 31)
Last: asinwreck

NewsblogStatcast: Gordon stops 90 feet from tying Game 7
(17 - 4:02pm, Oct 31)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip

NewsblogAFL Saguaros at Rafters
(3 - 3:30pm, Oct 31)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

Page rendered in 0.2142 seconds
52 querie(s) executed