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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Hardball Times: Leverage Index by inning

Here’s a little something you may not have known: on average, games get less critical as the game progresses. In other words, on average for all games, the ninth inning is actually less critical and tense than the first when measured correctly. [...]

Tom M. Tango asked for some follow-up information, so I’m going to post it here and on his blog. In 90% of all 2013 games, the Leverage Index rose about 2 at least once. Here is the percent of times it rose above two, by half innings:

bobm Posted: December 10, 2013 at 12:17 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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