That, and pitchers.
That, and pitchers.
I kept wondering why my day was so sucky. If only I hadn't read those articles on fangraphs.
How do we know he's not Mel Torme?
Isn't that the whole Adam Dunn thing again: You're too selective, so swing at more bad pitches?
Or Good ones.
Talent is God Given: be humble.
Fame is man given: be thankful.
Conceit is self given: be careful.
Well the author certainly writes like a 9 year old spoiled nerd that thinks he has everything figured out in the final paragraph.
Thank you Walt and Bob for going for it in 2010-2014!
Nov. 13, 2007: One of the greatest days in Reds history: John Allen gets the boot!
Sabermetricians - Can anyone that knows how to read and compare advanced baseball metrics grant themselves this title?
I would think one should have to invent some new tell all metric to call themselves that; or work for some organization/place that pays them to do sabermetric analysis. Otherwise you're just a user of Sabermetrics.
I know how to read and do math, does that make me a mathematician?
Where was I going with this?
Attended 1976 World Series in my Mother's Womb. Attended 1990 World Series Game 2 as a 13 year old. Want to take my son to a a World Series Game in Cincinnati in my lifetime.
I suppose Eric Wedge believes that Dustin Ackley only became aware of sabermetrics at exactly the time he began to suck.
Perhaps Eric Wedge should study up on sabermetrics seeing as how his old-school approach has guided his team into a perpetual cellar-dweller. Losers shouldn't cast stones.
"Hi, my name is Eric Wedge. My job is to put my players in the best position to succeed and to make sure that players perform up to their abilities. Unfortunately, bloggers have more influence over my players than I do. I am a bad coach."
Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.