Category Archives: Projections

Does Gregor Blanco need a platoon partner?

In short, it depends. Let me demonstrate. Blanco’s current manifested platoon split over the course of his career is 8.4%. His 428 PAs against lefties regressed against 1000 PAs of a league average 8.6% split, in following the example set … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Hunter Pence Contract (w/ a side of BEANS)

Earlier, I dissected the Pence contract, and came to the conclusion that he would be need to be worth about 15.5 WAR to make the contract “worth it” in this baseball economy. Let’s use BEANS, which has a built-in long … Continue reading

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BEANS: A New Projection System

EDIT: If you’re looking for BEANS’ pitcher projections for 2014, they are available here. As if we needed another foray into the world of projections, I’m doing it anyway. I designed BEANS (Baseball Empirical ANalysis System) largely to project players … Continue reading

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Brett Pill and Roger Kieschnick called up, Todd Linden ignored yet again

The Giants have made the move to recall Brett Pill and call up Roger Kieschnick, sending down Kensuke Tanaka and placing Tony Abreu on the 15-day DL. Brandon Belt weeps, but I’ll get back to that. Although Jeff Francoeur’s offensive … Continue reading

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