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Sabermetrics is the empirical analysis of baseball, especially baseball statistics that measure in-game activity. Sabermetricians collect and summarize the relevant data from this in-game activity to answer specific questions. The term is derived fro
Last year, the Oakland A's traded Grant Green to the Los Angeles As for Alberto Collaspo. Both had similar statistics (as of 2013), and both can play second base. (Collaspo has since been moved to first, where he is a "light hitter" for his position
First you have two questions here. The first regarding circumstantial analysis about when to punt and so forth. ESPN has done many simulations on when the computers say you should punt, kick, or go for it
This is starting to head into territory that might be better handled at CrossValidated, but it's interesting here nonetheless. One concept that's important in statistics is that even if a random variable is not normally distributed (could be uniform,
Sabermetrics is the empirical analysis of baseball, especially baseball statistics that measure in-game activity. The term is derived from the acronym SABR, which stands for the Society for American Baseball Research. It was coined by Bill James, who
COEFFICIENT OF DETERMINATIONSymbolized as r2, the coefficient of determination is the square of the correlation coefficient. Coefficient of determination Definition:A measure of the goodness of Fit of the relationship between the Dependent and indepe