Category Archives: Projection Systems

Simulating national all-star teams

I sent [my all-Cuban]¬†roster around to the rest of the Beyond the Box Score staff with the following challenge: Come up with a lineup that beats this one in a 10,000-game season on Matt Hunter’s using only active players from a single non-US country or a single state.

It was a dark day for workplace productivity.

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How does the WBC affect MLB players’ performance?

In this article, I want to leave aside the injury question and focus on performance: given that a player participated in the WBC and was not injured, is that player more likely to underperform than his peers?

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