The sabermetric blog of Cyril "Cy" Morong, professor of Economics at San Antonio College
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
AL OPS is .778 for June and .824 over the last 7 days
Has not even reached .760 in any month since Aug 2009 (.780) Only 3 even reached .750 one is May this year
Friday, June 24, 2016
Rangers Success Partly Due To Their Hitting In High Leverage Situations, But Maybe Only A Part
They are 47-26, leading the AL with a .644 winning pct (the Indians and Orioles are next with .577 each). The Rangers hitters have an overal...
Friday, June 17, 2016
What Was The Biggest Positive OPS Differential For A Team That Lost A Game?
Tom Ruane of SABR & Retrosheet extracted this information from the database for me. The answer is the Angels, just last year, on Sept. 3...
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The St. Louis Browns And Philadelphia Athletics Were The Only Teams To Finish 7th Or 8th In The AL From 1935-39
I used data from Fangraphs. As far as I can tell, this is the only occurrence from 1901-61, when eight team leagues were used, that there we...
Friday, June 10, 2016
Cubs & Mets Pitching Staffs Having Historic Seasons So Far According to FIP-
That is Fielding Independent ERA adjusted for league average and park effects. Data from Fangraphs. Here are the top 13 since 1900. I want...
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Cubs Have A .190 OPS Differential-Only Team To Finish Higher Since 1913 Was The 1927 Yankees
The Cubs hitters have an OPS of .773. Their pitchers have allowed .583 (only 8 teams since 1920 have allowed an OPS of .600 or less for a fu...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Was This 2011 Prediction True: "Prince Fielder's numbers will surpass those of Albert Pujols?"
It was not my prediction. See Will Prince Fielder Surpass Albert Pujols? The prediction was made by someone on ESPN (I wasn't paying cl...
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