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Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak

Tweet Big Data Baseball by Travis Sawchik follows the story of the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates. It gives insight into their sabermetrics approach and low budget salary to produce a winning baseball team for the first time in 20 years. This story has been told before, about how a team overcomes some obstacle by thinking outside […]

What Baseball Player Turns Down $15.3 Million?

Tweet There are 12 baseball players who turned down $15.3 million Monday afternoon. They were all free agents who received qualifying offers of that amount to stay with their current clubs. By declining the one-year offer each received, they all become free agents and are eligible to sign with any ball club. One of those […]