The first installment of the Power Rankings for this season features a team at the bottom of the Rankings that is typically towards the top, while the teams that are actually at the top are regulars up there. Let’s get to it: Rank Team Expected Win % Expected Wins Actual Win % Movement 32 Syracuse … More S41 First Quarter
I have been going through and updating a number of UTT’s, and the NL South was the first division that I had multiple updates to do for so it becomes the first division featured in the UTT w/WAR series. Just as a reminder, this is a look at only the “Update Era”, with seasons that … More Ultimate Trade Tests: NL South
When I first came up with the idea for Ultimate Trade Tests, I wanted to publish each one as I finished them. However, Chris encouraged me to wait until I had some Wins Above Replacement values to add to them because that seemed to be the main attraction to the segment. It was due to … More Ultimate Trade Tests w/WAR
Now that Spring Training and Hall of Fame voting have rolled around once again, it is time for me to put together the annual evaluation of the HOF candidates using the Gold Ink Test. Following last season, the benchmarks were 15 awards for position players and 13 for pitchers, and while I was obviously unable … More S41 Gold Ink Test
Scoreboard Heating Up: 32 teams tied for the highest winning percentage in the league, at .000 (0-0) Cooling Off: 32 teams tied for the lowest winning percentage in the league, at .000 (0-0) Game Highlights 800 players tied for the league lead with 0 Game Highlights this week Transactions Waivers Promotions Free Agency Trades International … More This Week In FYC: June 11-17
Now that the match-ups are set for the Play-In Series, it’s time for me to look into my crystal ball and see how the various pairings will play out. Historically, my predictions have been a bit of a mixed bag, but let’s see how I do this time around: AL Play-In Series 6) … More S39 Playoff Previews
Rob (mgccpro) recently brought up the question of whether or not Richie Bradford is on his way to being the best position player in FYC history…and I have recently discovered a quick way to calculate Wins Above Replacement (more on that later). However, I thought that combining the two would make for some interesting reading. To … More Best Position Player in FYC History?