Category Archives: Meta-Analysis

2015 College World Series preview

The climax of the college baseball season begins this weekend as 64 teams compete in the first round of the NCAA Division 1 College World Series. Because college baseball is fun, and because the best part of any big tournament is the chaotic first weekend with wall-to-wall games, I’m writing this primer to get you, the sabermetrically-inclined pro baseball fan, off your computer and in front of your TV for this weekend’s action.

Part of The Machine that Goes “Ping”, my occasional college baseball column.

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Judging the experts’ World Series predictions

The start of the World Series last week brought out a plethora of expert predictions. Writers, broadcasters, bloggers, and simulators put forth their best guesses as to who would win, and how many games the series would last.

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