MLB xxWins Projection Update: June 11th

Welcome to the first ever update of my new tool to better project team success: xxWins! Looking at a team’s performance on offense, defense, and pitching, we’ll not only be able to project a team’s win total, but their expected run differential. Run differential is useful, but takes more time to stabilize, so this tool can allow us to create more accurate projections sooner! For … Continue reading MLB xxWins Projection Update: June 11th

Introducing xxWins: A New Way To Forecast MLB Team Success

Recently, I introduced the award index, a tool that will allow us to better project individual success/award winners. However, as mentioned in the piece, baseball is a team game. General managers aren’t trying to make moves to acquire as many award winners as possible. Rather, they’re making various endeavors to do whatever it takes to ultimately compete for a World Series championship, regardless of when … Continue reading Introducing xxWins: A New Way To Forecast MLB Team Success

Introducing The Award Index: A Simple Way To Forecast MLB MVP/Cy Young Voting

Sports are ultimately a team game, and that is incredibly apparent in baseball. As we’ve seen, no one player can single-handedly lead their team to a championship title; after all, Mike Trout has made the playoff just one time in his career! For this reason, most of the attention when it comes to predictions and projections surrounds around the teams. Who will win each division? … Continue reading Introducing The Award Index: A Simple Way To Forecast MLB MVP/Cy Young Voting

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MLB Deep Dive: How To Use Expected Stats Properly

“This player is having a good year, but his xwOBA is slightly lower than his wOBA, so he’s going to get worse.” This is a common phrase you’ll hear within the baseball analysis community. To be fair, with the data made available to us, it’s easy to come to conclusions like this. However, it’s not always about the data made available to us, but the … Continue reading MLB Deep Dive: How To Use Expected Stats Properly

2021 Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Top 250 Prospects

It’s great to be back to a normal 162 game season, but something within in baseball that doesn’t get covered enough? The minor leagues are back in full force! This is a major development and relief for the industry as a whole. After all, game experience is still to ultimate way for a player to refine their skills, and not having the 2020 season definitely … Continue reading 2021 Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Top 250 Prospects

2021 NFL Dynasty Rookie Rankings

Recently, we have looked at the NFL Draft from a team perspective. Specifically, we examined how teams fared in allocating their resources properly. However, NFL general managers aren’t the only ones who have to make tough decisions right now! For owners of dynasty fantasy football teams, this time of year is a critical spot for team building: rookie drafts! Yes, we can rank players prior … Continue reading 2021 NFL Dynasty Rookie Rankings

NFL 2021 Team-By-Team Surplus Value Draft Boards

We are inching ever so closely to the NFL Draft, which means one thing: fans of every team spending countless amount of hours on various mock draft simulators mapping out every possible scenario for their team! Honestly, it’s easily one of the most exciting times of the year! The hard part about creating mock drafts for specific teams or even providing “what each team should … Continue reading NFL 2021 Team-By-Team Surplus Value Draft Boards

The Hidden Gems Of The 2021 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is fast approaching, and it cannot be overstated how much it can define the outlook of an organization. Whereas free agency is for short-term gain, the amount of edges that can be exploited through the draft to maximize a franchise’s long-term well being. Between trading down, attacking valuable positions, and playing the draft board correctly, there are plenty of ways to get … Continue reading The Hidden Gems Of The 2021 NFL Draft