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Factoring playoff performance into the greatest Yankees of all-time list

#98825813 / gettyimages.com About a week ago, in an attempt to find where Derek Jeter fits into the Yankees’ hierarchy of excellent players, I came up with a scoring system to rank the franchise’s best players in its history. My … Continue reading

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Derek Jeter’s top five postseason games by WPA

#457405915 / gettyimages.com Yesterday, I ran through Derek Jeter‘s top five regular season games by WPA. I’m doing something similar today, only this time, I’m focusing on the playoffs, where the games meant the most. Enjoy. #5: September 30th, 1997: .230 WPA It … Continue reading

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With Brendan Ryan back, it may be time to move Derek Jeter off of shortstop

After missing two months with a pinched nerve in his back, shortstop Brendan Ryan is finally healthy and ready to start his 2014 season. With Derek Jeter currently manning short, it’s not entirely clear how much Ryan will play upon his return … Continue reading

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What can April stats tell us about the Yankees hitters?

I recently crunched some numbers aiming to figure out the predictive value of various April hitting statistics. By comparing April performances, PECOTA projections, and rest of season performances from the last three years, I developed models that predict how a player … Continue reading

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