View RSS Feed

Teflon

  1. Observations on the Ebb and Flow of the Gardenhire Era

    In looking at average team WAR in the American League over the 11 years of the Gardenhire era, we see consistent yearly offensive values of +19 wins, pitching values of +13 wins, and fielding values of zero. Comparing the Twins’ performances in each of the Gardenhire seasons to those averages gives us a quick picture of the successes or failures each season and how the offensive, pitching, and fielding prowess of the Twins has trended.


    • 2004-2006. Do I need to say it?
    ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  2. Infielders – Headed for Obsolescence?

    Originally, I was curious to see how the number of defensive chances handled by outfielders have changed over the years. Using the Lahman database, I summed all putouts, errors, and assists credited among the three outfield positions each season and divided by their sum of innings-played-outs times 27 outs times the 3 positions. This gave me the following trend since 1954 when the data started being available in the Lahman database:

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	OF.jpg 
Views:	174 
Size:	50.7 KB 
ID:	2953

    I saw three ...
©2014 TwinsCentric, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Interested in advertising with Twins Daily? Click here.