Don't be the Fighting Lincecums: Draft Strategies for Zombies and Aliens Alike

As fantasy baseball season approaches, more and more people are getting ready for their drafts. Essentially, there are three types of drafters. The first is the “ooooh, this Sunday?!?!? drafter. He (or she, if you happen to have an alien claiming to be a girl that likes fantasy sports in your draft) is the most … Continue reading

MLB Spring Training Cometh! : 33 Problems’ “Tools of Ignorance”

Thomas was great, you never changed the channel or left the room while he was at bat. Even in his last Oakland and Toronto days you knew he could punch one out at any time.

Intro to Sabermetrics, Part 1: WTF, etc?

[[Editor’s note: welcome to the first installments of Venuing’s “Get to Better Know You’re Advanced Statistical Measurements.”  Hooray!  Mad ups to brand-new Venuing Voices “Superduperintern” (technical term)  Josh for the assist here.]] Sabermetrics, for those of you not in the know, is a contemporary analysis of baseball player/team performance using “non-traditional” statistical measures. It is … Continue reading