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     1  ~ 2014 oct 05baseball think factoryBaseball Think FactoryA collection of essays on baseball's economics and sabermetrics, along with the Baseball Newstand, and a collection of links to baseball media and columnists. NewsstandBaseball Newsstand — All the News That's Fit to Link 
     1  ~ 2014 sep 05gary carter binghamton armpitBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Gary Carter not ready to walk away Gary Carter not ready to walk away from baseball. Gary Carter …a ... Binghamton is maybe one of the armpits of the world,” he said. The man ...
     2  ~ 2014 oct 122011 yankees zips2011 ZiPS Projections - New York Yankees - Baseball Think Factory2011 ZiPS Projections - New York Yankees . As anybody can see, the Yankees have a championship-caliber offense. There's little question ...
     2  -1 2014 sep 24yankees zips 2011
     2  ~ 2014 sep 12bryan gords wwe writerOakland A's Josh Reddick called out by WWE's Daniel BryanOakland A's Josh Reddick called out by WWE's Daniel Bryan
     2  +99 2014 aug 16expression engine php templatePHP in Templates – ExpressionEngine DocumentationExpressionEngine allows you to place PHP code within your Templates so that it can be executed. This allows you to do all sorts of things dynamically with your ...
     3  +2 2014 sep 21songs powered by expressionengineBBTF's Community Forums | Powered By ExpressionEngineIsn't WHIP that Devo song ? Is Strat or DMB better? All fantasy and rotisserie baseball queries are welcomed here. 71, 162. I haven't played fantasy baseball in a ...
     3  +1 2014 sep 15nyfansitesBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: mets. nyfansites .com - Met sources mets. nyfansites .com - Met sources: 'We got Beltran'. Do you like unsubstantiated rumors? I do, and I don't. Here's an interesting uncorroborated ...
     3  ~ 2014 jul 26expression engine php
     4  +97 2014 sep 14hunter pence fangraphsJustice: How much is Hunter Pence worth? Is he a great player?Justice's WAR value for Pence seemed wrong when I read it. And then I realize that Justice is using B-Ref's WAR, instead of Fangraphs . Fangraphs has Pence at  ...
     5  +2 2014 oct 03bioproj red faberRed Faber , Eppa Rixey and Jack Quinn - Baseball Think FactoryUrban Clarence " Red " Faber .... Red Faber was briefly a teammate of Gavvy Cravath's in ......
     5  +12 2014 sep 12peter gammons wrigley fieldPeter Gammons calls Wrigley Field 'a dump' - Baseball Think FactoryMLB Network analyst Peter Gammons asserted in a radio interview Friday that the Ricketts family has underestimated the cost of renovating ...
     5  ~ 2014 sep 07max milion insuranceMax Scherzer takes out insurance policy after turning down $144…Tags: boras, insurance fraud, max scherzer, tigers ... Does this mean some insurance agency gives Scherzer 140 million if he ##### his ...
     5  -2 2014 sep 03geoff baker moneyballToronto Star: Baker : Chisox disprove the theory of ` MoneyballGeoff Baker …with the first of many. That would be the concept of Moneyball , a great read but lousy franchise blueprint that appears to have bid ...
     5  +17 2014 jul 20baseball database black inkClayton Kershaw ups scoreless innings run to 36 in Dodgers' winThe Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand ... I really wished that bb-ref had a database of ' black ink ' or 'grey ink' that we could use to ...
     6  -1 2014 aug 22bill graham bobbleheadBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Bill Graham Tribute Night at SF GiantsAnd I would love to have a Lawrence Ferlinghetti bobble head despite ... Peter Grant bobbleheads that break the Bill Graham bobbleheads ?
     7  -3 2014 sep 28larry harlow batting glovesPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 11-13-2013 - Baseball Think The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand ... stand around collecting batting gloves from arriving runners; he sure as hell isn't going to give tips on base-stealing. ... Bilko at first instead of Larry Harlow in right field.
     7  +1 2014 sep 22uss mariner ben broussardBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: USS Mariner : Hello DooooooooooyleUSS Mariner : Hello Dooooooooooyle ... YOu've crashed the good ship Mariner. ... Seattle trades Choo for Cleveland's Ben Broussard . 9.
     8  ~ 2014 sep 28sabr chadwick awardSABR Announces Chadwick Award Inaugural ClassThe Society for American Baseball Research ( SABR ) is pleased to announce the inaugural class of recipients of the Henry Chadwick Award , ...
     8  +2 2014 sep 13blyleven swearsBlyleven suspended three more games for swearingMinnesota Twins commentator Bert Blyleven was suspended for an additional three telecasts for accidentally using two profanities on air during ...
     9  +5 2014 aug 12ibank single maltFOX Sports: Kriegel: The Big Apple has turned rottenOf course there are, but tell me: What's the cheapest one bedroom, non-rent .... On the bright side, real estate values might drop soon, if the layoffs in the iBank industry are any indication. ..... Places to drink single malt scotch
     9  -3 2014 jul 29election results newsstandThe 2013 HOF Ballot Collecting Gizmo! - Baseball Think FactoryThe Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand ..... posted the day of or even after the election results are known, which would make them ...
     10  -2 2014 sep 14chartball com posters2010 San Francisco Giants poster by Chartball.com - Baseball Think One of a series of data posters created to visualize the details of the greatest seasons in baseball history. Chartball.com is a sports data ...
     10  -3 2014 sep 01moneyball premier ticketsMLB.com: MONEYBALL movie premiere sweepstakesTwo (2) tickets to attend the Moneyball movie premiere in Oakland, CA - Two (2) Oakland A's regular-season home-game tickets - A three (3) ...
     10  +88 2014 aug 26old school baseballBBTF's Old - School Baseball Newsstand - Baseball Think FactoryYou are here > Home > Old - School Baseball Newsstand ... Majors. BBTF's Baseball Primer Newsblog · Baseball Prospectus · BaseballWeekly · CBS SportsLine ...
     10  -1 2014 aug 12jeter dive stands10 Years of YES looks back at Derek Jeter's dive - Baseball Think Derek Jeter's dive into the stands against the Red Sox on July 1, 2004, was one of many memorable Yankees moments televised by the YES ...
     11  +6 2014 sep 26boston dirt dogs logoNY Times: Boston.com Gives Boston Dirt Dogs a New HomeN.Y. Times: Boston.com Gives Boston Dirt Dogs a New Home · Repoz Posted: May ..... (I'm a huge fan of the old M's logo ). A few interesting (to ...
     11  +39 2014 sep 15money ball sub jpnOakland A's GM Billy Beane, Post- Moneyball , Visits Athletics Nation Oakland A's GM Billy Beane, Post- Moneyball , Visits Athletics Nation Part III
     11  -5 2014 sep 13newsmeat political donationsNewsMeat .com - Political Donations of Sports FiguresNewsMeat .com - Political Donations of Sports Figures. This is an interesting little frivolity… some notables. Donald Fehr - $3500 to Orrin Hatch ...
     11  +38 2014 aug 27expression engine spam protectionSpam Protection – ExpressionEngine DocumentationSpam Protection . Comment spamming and other types of spamming have become common problems for systems that permit user-submitted information.
     11  +10 2014 aug 12sporting news archivesPaper of Record Archives (Vintage Sporting News ) GonePaper of Record Archives (Vintage Sporting News ) Gone. Sorry if somebody mentioned this before. It seems that the Paper of Record archives  ...
     12  +6 2014 aug 12tim lincecum mechanicsControlled Fury: Tim Lincecum - Baseball Think Factory#10 - San Francisco Giants - P Tim Lincecum ... Anyway, the reason I stopped the animation is to isolate that part of his lower body mechanics .
     12  -2 2014 aug 07expected runs tablesMEASURING RUNS CREATED: THE VALUE ADDED APPROACH This article discusses how runs created can be measured from event data (that is, .... Table 1. Expected Future Runs In An Inning, Conditional On The State ...
     12  ~ 2014 aug 01the sporting news archivesIf you click on Google's "Advanced Archive Search", you can type in " Sporting News " into the "Source" search field... even still, it only looks like ...
     13  -4 2014 sep 02jesus hates the yankeesBustedTees.com - Jesus Hates the Yankees T-Shirt - Baseball Think BustedTees.com - Jesus Hates the Yankees T-Shirt. But will he hate them when Steinbrenner offers him a bazillion dollar, 15-year contract this ...
     13  +1 2014 aug 21greinke on carpeterBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Zack Greinke calls out Chris CarpenterSpeaking to reporters at Miller Park on Saturday, Greinke said the Brewers don't like Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter when he shouts at batters ...
     13  +88 2014 aug 05cross channel mojo zethPosnanski reviews “Trouble with the Curve” - Baseball Think FactoryFWIW, I did see it, the only reason being that I get all the movie channels and, after channel surfing, I stopped to watch
     13  -3 2014 jul 17carlos pitch to chipperUnhappy Braves Boycotted Chipper Jones' 1st PitchUnhappy Braves Boycotted Chipper Jones' 1st Pitch ..... Carlos Gomez, who believes Paul Maholm throws at him intentionally, walks to the ...
     14  +24 2014 sep 27oddsmaker baseballBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: The Biz of Baseball : Odds Maker The Biz of Baseball : Odds Maker Sets Lines for Who Next Star Player Will Be Caught Using PEDs. As noted bookie, Horatio Prim, used to say…
     14  -10 2014 aug 17factory hitter free batsBronx Baseball Daily: Should your best hitter bat third in the lineup?Third best hitter bats 1st unless he happens to be a high SLG/low OBP ..... on base in front of him) Not sure what it proves...just free thinking. 36.
     14  +1 2014 aug 07keith sutton sabrBBTF's www. sabr .org NewsbeatArizona Diamondbacks: Greg Schulte, Daron Sutton ..... He is expected to get an injection from team physician Dr. Keith Meister that is intended to stimulate the ...
     14  +87 2014 jul 19josh beckett engagedRed Sox ace Josh Beckett engaged to rocket scientistNow, here's something you haven't read about the Red Sox $68 million man Josh Beckett : He's engaged to a rocket scientist! It's supposed to ...
     15  +5 2014 oct 01baseball time in arlingtonBaseball Time in Arlington : Top 25 Rangers ProspectsBaseball Time in Arlington : Top 25 Rangers Prospects. What…no accompanying callback to Colby Lewis or Scott Heard? Building a top-notch ...
     15  +86 2014 sep 203000 crawl recordBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Sports Justice: Biggio's crawl to 3,000At the moment, his run to 3,000 hits has become a crawl . ... per 9.1 plate appearances on his way to the single-season record of 73 in 2001.
     15  -4 2014 sep 07jennings gm oriolesBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Sources: Orioles set GM candidatesThe Orioles have assembled a list of six baseball executives as ... assistant GM Tony LaCava and Florida Marlins assistant GM Dan Jennings , ...
     15  +2 2014 aug 14daily baseball dataBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Weather 5/31 - Daily Baseball DataWeather 5/31 - Daily Baseball Data . Here's a nice little gadget. The page presents hourly weather forecasts of the day's ball games in one place ...
     15  -1 2014 aug 12whitey ford wedding ringBBTF's Hall of Merit Discussion :: Whitey Ford - Baseball Think FactoryWhitey Ford , the ace of the Yankees' staff that won year after year in the 1950s, regularly doctored the ball. He used his wedding ring to nick the ...
     16  +33 2014 sep 25alex rod snazzyCrazed fan who ran onto Yankee Stadium field was targeting A - Rod Shooty - that IS snazzy ! ... (n.b: "Bud" is Alex Rodriguez , not Bud Selig) ... i feel like i can call you a - rod because you and me are so much alike. i ...
     16  -2 2014 sep 14burstnet adsWe're Moved! (And Burst.net can bite me!) - Baseball Think FactoryAt the moment I'm working on removing ads for people who've donated. ... On March 28th my server host, burst.net , disconnected my servers ...
     16  +35 2014 sep 07sabr convention historyBBTF's SABR - BBTF Chapter Discussion :: Who's going to SABR ??Always enjoy the Convention, this one has been in jeopardy due to a
     16  +85 2014 aug 14brian roberts bobblehead colorBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: SI.com - Botched bobbleheads : O's “It didn't look like Brian Roberts . The coloring was bad,” Orioles spokesman Bill Stetka said. “I didn't actually see it. I've heard various versions ...
     17  -3 2014 sep 22zips yankees2012 ZiPS Projections - New York Yankees - Baseball Think FactoryZiPS is rather grumpy again about the Yankee starting pitching. Banuelos and Betances still have a lot of upside, but ZiPS is suspicious about ...
     17  -2 2014 sep 17rich harden cotsBBTF's Transaction Oracle Discussion :: Cubs - Acquired HardenChicago Cubs - Acquired P Richmond Virginia Harden and P Chad Gaudin from the ... 2008 ZiPS Projection - Rich Harden .... Cots says 3.004.
     17  +18 2014 sep 12phil rizzuto ringtoneBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Web Wire: Baseball Fans Choose The biggest hack of all time, with his reportory of 50 endlessly recycled Yogi Berra stories, versus the best of them all. Other than that it's not the ...
     17  +5 2014 jul 19statis pro baseballStatis Pro Baseball : An Instruction Manual - Baseball Think FactoryHence, The Game: STATIS PRO BASEBALL , published by the Avalon Hill company, 4517 Harford Road, Baltimore, Md., and endorsed on the ...
     18  +83 2014 sep 28carlos beltran jerkCarlos Beltran tells Met fans: Time to get over 2006 and move onThere is no need to update Carlos Beltran's relationship status with the .... It does, but since I've never thought Beltran was a jerk , I wonder if he ...
     18  +22 2014 aug 17newsstand control roomNew scoreboard on deck for Oriole Park - Baseball Think FactoryThe Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand ... Other ballpark improvements include control room upgrades, high-definition TVs ...
     19  ~ 2014 sep 18jose brillant new york nySI: Watch as Jose Fernandez executes a brilliant pump-fake to deke SI: Watch as Jose Fernandez executes a brilliant pump-fake to deke Braves
     19  +82 2014 jul 21rice hat connecticutBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Ask 14: Jim Rice : My Stolen HatEveryone went." Rice wound up wrestling the hat free from the 27-year-old genius. ... Get a Connecticut State Library card if you can. They have ...
     20  +28 2014 sep 30stat o maticStrat - O - Matic Super-Advanced Game InstructionsStrat - O - Matic Super-Advanced Game Instructions a compilation. Playing the Game. You have in your possession a baseball game with all the features of major ...
     20  +17 2014 sep 17burstnetOn March 28th my server host, burst.net , disconnected my servers from their data center in Scranton PA, put them on truck, and took them to ...
     20  +2 2014 sep 09minor league statsDan Szymborski's - How to Calculate MLEs - Baseball Think FactoryThe one player who got completely out of the range of expectations which should have been generated by his minor league batting statistics was Doug Frobel of ...
     20  +24 2014 sep 06jason peasley criminal backgroundPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) - Baseball Think Factory“We had three men on the bases and none out, with Peasley pitching, one day,” said [Doc] Casey. ... Jason Neighborgall, eat your heart out. .... Did they make you go through a criminal background check before coaching?
     20  +81 2014 aug 22mets bergen recordBergen Record : Klapisch: Straw, Mets spar over - Baseball Think Darryl Strawberry and the Mets are no longer on speaking terms, because of a dispute over payment of his deferred salaries, according to a ...
     20  +2 2014 jul 23how to calculate eraDefense Independent Pitching Stats, Version 2.0 FormulaIt is important that this is done before the following calculations are done. Otherwise things will get ... Calculate ERA as you normally would. (dER*9)/dIP. This is ...
     20  +10 2014 jul 22pete rose slide posterBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: McCoy: Pete Rose against Are they going to eliminate the takeout slide on double plays at second base?” Rose asked. ... Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. ... And yes, if Pete Rose is against this idea, then I'll bet it's a good idea. 4.
     21  +3 2014 oct 03josh hamilton adhd medicineJosh Hamilton's Asking Price Is Seven Years, $175MM: MLB RumorsJosh Hamilton , ranked second on MLBTR's Top 50 Free Agent List, ..... exemptions for drugs related to attention deficit disorder and ADHD .
     21  ~ 2014 oct 02carmen fanzone unionBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Sports pension system one of Hey, Carmen Fanzone sighting! ... Federal law requires union leaders to represent the interests of current and future players rather than aging ...
     21  ~ 2014 sep 09hipster chess tries to reinventUnion Leader: Schilling tries to reinvent his game - Baseball Think Union Leader: Schilling tries to reinvent his game ... “It's more of a chess match.” Let the 38-Challenge Chess Tournament pitches begin! ... Newsblog: Cubs announce ' Hipster Night' at Wrigley Field – The Heckler
     21  ~ 2014 sep 07sny vote reyesSNY : Berg: Reyes ' stats suggest bad luck rather than bad playStill, that doesn't make Reyes any less deserving of the honor than ... Vizquel: Hall of Famer" articles than he had MVP votes for his career? 10.
     21  ~ 2014 aug 22jim thome rookieSabermetrics expert Bill James talks Jim Thome & Hall of FameJim Thome , “country-boy strong”...much like Wesley Shermantine, but ..... the post -Abstract projects James did, he said this of the rookie Thome:
     21  -4 2014 aug 20keith law awardsMLB predictions: divisions and awards ( Keith Law ) - Baseball Think MLB predictions: divisions and awards ( Keith Law ). Atlanta has the talent to surpass the Phillies, but they keep trying to sabotage themselves, ...
     22  +2 2014 oct 01yu darvish divorceDivorce may delay Yu Darvish's major league arrivalHow much Darvish could get in a contract with a major league team would be of interest to everyone involved if he is soon to be divorced .
     22  +31 2014 aug 30milwaukee baseball bat beatdownESPN.com - One Pirate has beef with Racing SausagesThe Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand ... of the Milwaukee Brewers ' popular racing sausages with a bat during Wednesday night's game. ...... Q: Will the Brewtown Beatdown dog Simon for the rest of his career?
     22  -15 2014 aug 14craig calcaterra twitterBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: Craig Calcaterra : On journalists with Craig Calcaterra : On journalists with access to the clubhouse vs. ... Likewise, my Twitter correspondents — the ones who told me that I must ...
     23  +13 2014 sep 07jim johnson starterReport: Marlins tried to acquire Jim Johnson from Athleticstried to get Jim Johnson (can he still pitch???) I know they lost Jose Fernandez, a starter , and there's a cloud hanging over Henderson Alvarez, ...
     23  +8 2014 aug 28tauntr red sox fanTauntr : Jon Heyman: Scott Boras' Puppet - Baseball Think FactoryBaseball for the Thinking Fan ... Tauntr : Jon Heyman: Scott Boras' Puppet ... (And it's pretty clear that Heyman has spouted off the Boras line on the air; when the Red Sox and Tek were at an impasse after 2008 when he ...
     23  -5 2014 aug 21keith law the dishBBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: The Dish : Keith Law SpeaksThe Dish : Keith Law Speaks. Yesterday's BBWAA decision to allow internet- based writers membership represents progress. That should be ...
     23  ~ 2014 aug 20devin miles stickersBBTF's Community Forums | Devin's July 2007 Midwest TourDevin has a deep burning passion for fuzzy socks ... She seems to think I'll have to leave my car miles away and take the Metro. ... between Sheffield and Racine) and get temporary parking stickers for the permit zone.
     23  +1 2014 aug 13clubhouse confidential bookThe Book Blog: MGL: Today on Clubhouse ConfidentialThe Book Blog: MGL: Today on Clubhouse Confidential . Everything we had hoped for from the MLB Network…save a cucking stool ride for ...
     24  -1 2014 oct 01minor league baseball stats
     24  -8 2014 sep 08beatsmedia registered trademarkjim_donaldson_im_sorry_but_this_will_only_go_so_far - Baseball Beats: media , mets .... Beats: media , yankees .... Newsblog: WaPo: U.S. patent office cancels Redskins trademark registration , says name is ...
     24  ~ 2014 sep 04pitching wins championshipsJazayerli: Hitting Wins Championships : Why the Chicago CubsThis flies in the face of more than a century of conventional baseball wisdom, which states that (1) pitching wins championships , and (2) a team ...
     24  +36 2014 aug 30kyle farnsworth maniacThrow at Manny's head to cost Farnsworth 3 games - Baseball Think Kyle Farnsworth may have said he didn't throw at Manny Ramirez intentionally Thursday night, but apparently, Major League Baseball believes ...
     24  -9 2014 aug 26nelson cruz hamstringYahoo: Rangers' [ Nelson ] Cruz expected out 3 weeks with hamstringTexas slugger Nelson Cruz is expected to miss about three weeks with ... exam on Monday revealed a grade 1 strain of Cruz's left hamstring .
     24  -2 2014 jul 29tommy lasorda pantsTommy Lasorda visits West Palm Beach, promptly shares opinion…Tommy Lasorda is eviler than ten hellhounds. Lasorda was in .... Tommy Lasorda is dumber than 10 silly rabbits ..... Smitty really hates pants
     25  +76 2014 sep 24mean jean dancing machineMatt Williams wants his infielders to be dancing machinesSomehow I knew Gene Gene would be the reference: Dancing Machine . 2. boteman is ... I mean , to be "campy", can ya be campy on purpose?
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