Jeff Karstens | Disciples of Uecker

Disciples of Uecker

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2013 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates lasted an extra month into the 2012 season. This isn’t a condescending dismissal of their playoff hopes, but a crucial fact to analyze for the organization’s 2013 outlook. On July 25, 2011, the Pirates tied St. Louis for the NL Central lead…. [More]

Pitching Logic: Destroying the NL Central

I think it’s in the nature of hometown fans to think in completely critical ways, or completely uncritical ways about their home teams. In a sport like baseball, it doesn’t seem like we spend that much more time with our teams than other sports; after… [More]

Correcting Performances

By on October 18, 2012

Correcting Performances

One of the problems with ranking baseball players is that any stat you choose as the basis for those rankings is going to have some blind spots, biases, or shortcomings that influence the rankings. We saw this problem in the recent arguments about the AL… [More]

2012 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

A step ahead of the rebuilding Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs, the Pittsburgh Pirates experienced one of their most difficult seasons in their climb to be competitive. Stocked with more of their prized youngsters in 2011, the Pirates hung in the National League Central race… [More]