Welcome to 2015!!

It’s been about 7 months since my last post. I had such high hopes for this blog in 2014 and it turns out that churning out material regularly is not as easy as I’d originally thought. It’s not easy at all, actually. But I’m no quitter (unless you count graduate school). So, now that 2015 […]

Retrosheet 101 with R

Retrosheet 101 - Boxplot

I just completed week 5 of Sabermetrics 101: Introduction to Baseball Analytics, or SABR101x, currently being offered free online by Boston University via edX. During this module, the class was introduced to Retrosheet data. However, only the Game Logs data is available through the class’s incredible SQL Sandbox. While this data can answer many interesting baseball […]

Links of the Week – 5/2/14


I am still trying to do this every week. Two weeks ago didn’t happen due to unforeseen circumstances (I was hungover from a Hold Steady show).  Not sure what happened last week. Maybe I should aim for every other week. In any case, here are the links I found interesting this week. The National Research […]