The sabermetric blog of Cyril "Cy" Morong, professor of Economics at San Antonio College
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Is The Run Value Of Stealing A Base Different Than The Run Value Of Allowing A Stolen Base?
Maybe this is just a statistical artifact or something quirky is going on. But I ran regressions with runs scored per game and runs allowed ...
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Which Teams Exceeded Their Win Total By The Most According To OPS Differential?
I have done some related posts recently, looking at the teams with the best OPS differentials since 1914 using data from Baseball Reference&...
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Should The 1927 Yankees Have Won Even More than 110 Games? Like 118?
I recently estimated that their winning percentage could have been around .770 based on their OPS differential. They had a .872 OPS while al...
Saturday, November 1, 2014
OPS Wins Baseball Games
A study done by STATS, INC, in their 1998 “Baseball Scoreboard” book showed that the team with the higher OPS at the end of a game had a win...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The Relationship Between OPS Differential And Winning Percentage Using 5 Year Averages
See a recent post called The Relationship Between Team OPS Differential And Winning Percentage, By Decades . I used regression analysis to ...
Monday, October 27, 2014
The Statistical Dominance Of The 1927 Yankees
I recently listed The 25 Highest And Lowest Team OPS Differentials From 1914-2014 . The 27 Yanks were number 1 by a good margin. Data from t...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
The Relationship Between Team OPS Differential And Winning Percentage, By Decades
I learned on Oct 21 that there are some discrepancies between Baseball Reference and Retrosheet, so I can't be sure of these results. If...
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