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SSAC 14: What does it take to call a strike?

Have you ever thought that umpires are a bit too willing to call strikes when the count is 3-0? Β Or, perhaps, you’ve noticed that umpires rarely call strikes when the count is 0-2? Β In this very clear paper, Β Etan Green … Continue reading

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SSAc 2014: Baseball Analytics: The Next Frontier

I chose to attend this because it featured Nate Silver. Β I am anxiously awaiting the new fivethiryeight.com, and hoped that some spoilers/ previews would leak out form the conversation: No dice. This was one of the only sports panels I … Continue reading

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