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June 22, 2014

Braves Rest-of-Season Beat the Projection Contest

There has been a lot of talk about projections in the sabermetric internet world recently.  Russell Carlton of Baseball Prospectus wrote an excellent article about trusting projections, with links to the other recent articles that set up this discussion, if …

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June 11, 2014

Braves 2014 Draft in Review

Here is a look at the Braves’ top 7 picks in this year’s first-year player draft.  They drafted a power-hitting outfielder/firstbaseman who can also hit for average with their first-round pick, followed by three giant right-handed pitchers.

Rd 1, 32nd:

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June 11, 2014

Braves 2014 Draft in Review

Here is a look at the Braves’ top 7 picks in this year’s first-year player draft.  They drafted a power-hitting outfielder/firstbaseman who can also hit for average with their first-round pick, followed by three giant right-handed pitchers.

Rd 1, 32nd:

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May 30, 2014

What’s Wrong with the Offense?

In his Thursday blog post, David O’Brien of the ajc.com writes the following:

No, I’m not saying you have to bunt a lot – it’s a bit late for the Braves to suddenly become a good bunting team – I’m

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May 22, 2014

Baseball Statistics Are Silly

Baseball statistics and the things we count that have been established by tradition and that many of us use are kind of silly.  And I’m not just talking things like pitcher wins, which are too dependent on teammates and run …

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