Thanks!

]]>It is common sense, the odds of scoring runs increases with the bases occupied…duh.

]]>I’m surprised that the Giants did not show up in this study. Fangraph studies found that Giants pitchers are somehow able to keep their HR-rate lower than the mean everyone is suppose to regress to, accrediting that improvement to their pitching coach, Righetti. I would have thought that they would have shown up somewhere here.

FYI, I was unable to access the file linked at the bottom, else I would have quoted where SF was, maybe the new Google Drive took that away.

Lastly, I was looking into Bochy’s record in one-run games and found that he appeared (if I did my elementary stats right, and that is a big question mark) that the null hypothesis that he is .500 in one-run games appear to be false given this career record so far, meaning that he was above .500. And i found that he was just over, meaning basically all the other managers must not pass the null hypothesis, as I found that there were no NL managers even close to his record during his managerial tenure. Obviously, i’m using elementary stats here, so I thought I would bring this up and see if you might tackle it in a much more sophisticated and accurate fashion.

]]>I found this statistical study of historical box score data on a blog (http://statspeakmvn.wordpress.com/2008/11/24/ah_so_we_meet_again/) which hints that the pitcher-batter confrontation initially favors the pitcher very slightly, and then trends towa…

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