The sabermetric blog of Cyril "Cy" Morong, professor of Economics at San Antonio College
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Is Barry Bonds The Top Clutch Hitter Of The Past 20 Years?
I took all of the players who had 4000+ PAs from 1995-2014 from Fangraphs (about 2 weeks ago). Then I ran a regression with WPA/PA as the de...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Down The Stretch, Only Hitting With Runners In Scoring Position Matters
On Monday's "Baseball Tonight" the announcer said something like "last year with the Cardinals it was all about situati...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Will High RISP Average Help Royals In Playoffs?
An ESPN analyst just said so (that and their low strikeout rate-they are last in striking out in the AL this year). They have only struck ou...
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Babe Ruth's HR Hitting In 1918-19 Really Was A Great Leap Forward
Here are the top 5 HR%’s for guys with 200+ PAs through 1919 1 Babe Ruth 1919 6.71 2 Ned Williamson 1884 6.47 3 Gavvy Cravath 1919 5.61 ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
The Best Fielding Independent ERA Seasons Relative To The League Average And Adjusted For Park Effects
Using Baseball Reference's Play Index, I found the best 200 seasons in ERA, ERA+ and FIP ERA. BR does not have this adjusted list that I...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Sale And Kershaw Vs. Non-Pitchers
Here are the stats for this year. They excluded any PAs against pitchers. There is a second table below using career stats and discussion fo...
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