Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Sox Therapy > Discussion
Sox Therapy
— Where Thinking Red Sox Fans Obsess about the Sox

Tag: Sabermetrics

Thursday, March 29, 2012

CFBPS 2012

The Crazy Fanboy Projection System had a tough offseason.  The first time I tried to run the engine back in January, it just broke down crying.  While the Bayesian engines that power PECOTA and ZiPS are incapable of true feeling or thought, the CFBPS engine is the world’s only Freudian projection engine, and it was still in mourning.  The lost beloved of the 2011 season had entirely overwhelmed the engine’s ego, and its reality principle was unmoored.  The second run of the CFBPS produced ...

Read More...
Matt Clement of Alexandria Posted: March 29, 2012 at 01:39 PM | 24 comment(s)
  Related News: red sox, sabermetrics, sox therapy


Saturday, April 29, 2006

Revenge of Pythagoras

This team has really looked very bad for a while. After all my drooling over Beckett being Clemens-esque, maybe I was jumping the gun. He has very few Ks and a ton of HR this year. That’s not boding well. Schilling also worries me quite a bit because he just doesn’t look all that dominant to me. That’s more subjective. Clement is a better pitcher than he’s shown and I’m just not worried about him… the way I am about Wake/Bard. Yuck.

In the pen, we should keep an eye on Papelbon’s workload. ...

Read More...
Darren Posted: April 29, 2006 at 02:55 AM | 39 comment(s)
  Related News: red sox, sabermetrics


Friday, December 30, 2005

Manny’ Defense

This started out as a study in which I questioned the wisdom of regressing Manny’s defense toward the mean, but after exchanging emails with MGL, I discovered that I had misunderstood his regression methods. I had thought that in projecting Manny’s future performance (or assessing his true talent level, as MGL calls it), he would include an element of league average OF. But that is not the case…

Darren Posted: December 30, 2005 at 04:18 PM | 116 comment(s)
  Related News: red sox, sabermetrics


 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
BFFB
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Talkin' Baseball
(3 - 4:23pm, May 05)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

Three Questions: May 2016
(37 - 2:54pm, May 05)
Last: covelli chris p

Guys Who Are Not Major Leaguers
(47 - 10:04pm, May 04)
Last: Norcan

Gettin' It Done
(7 - 10:35am, May 04)
Last: jmurph

We Still Know Nothin'
(74 - 10:02am, May 02)
Last: Nasty Nate

Happy (Belated) Anniversary Tim
(16 - 9:20am, Apr 29)
Last: villageidiom

So long
(13 - 12:58pm, Apr 04)
Last: Dread Pirate Dave Roberts

Opening Day Roster
(85 - 6:47pm, Mar 31)
Last: Monty

Now Is the Time to Lock Up Dustin Pedroia
(24 - 1:08pm, Mar 31)
Last: jdennis

Spring Training Game Thread
(221 - 4:22pm, Mar 27)
Last: tfbg9

Jose Ruins Careers at the Fort
(19 - 1:10am, Mar 21)
Last: Dale Sams

John Farrell and the Shift Defense
(23 - 9:09am, Mar 18)
Last: villageidiom

What Projections Say about the Big Trade
(57 - 11:12pm, Mar 16)
Last: Ray (RDP)

Our Big Papi Problem
(17 - 4:40am, Mar 15)
Last: Rafael Bellylard: The Grinch of Orlando.

Minor Help
(94 - 12:37pm, Mar 05)
Last: Drew (Primakov, Gungho Iguanas)

Syndicate

Page rendered in 1.8245 seconds
71 querie(s) executed