Pittsburgh Pirates Manager: Clint Hurdle (9th Season) 2018 Record: 82-79 (4th in NL Central) 2019 Payroll: $59,775,002 (29th in MLB) Additions: SP Jordan Lyles, RP Michael Feliz, OF Lonnie Chisenhall, OF Melky Cabrera Losses: SP Ivan Nova, IF Josh Harrison, SS Jordy Mercer The Pirates are a solid overall team that is going to … Continue reading NL Central Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates
Cincinnati Reds Manager: David Bell (1st Season) 2018 Record: 67-95 (5th in Central) 2019 Payroll: $116,773,214 (16th in MLB) Key Additions: OF Yasiel Puig, SP Alex Wood, OF Matt Kemp, SP Tanner Roark, SP Sonny Gray Key Losses: OF Billy Hamilton (Royals), SP Matt Harvey (Angels) The Reds have been very active in this … Continue reading NL Central Preview: Cincinnati Reds
The NBA All-Star game is coming up on February 17th and the full list of all-stars have been announced. The conversation now is who got snubbed and who got in who shouldn't have. I created an algorithm to rank players based on common stats that I think people believe makes an All-Star. My algorithm assigns … Continue reading NBA All-Star Rosters
Casual college basketball fans probably will not have heard of the Southern Conference, but the Southern Conference (SoCon) is incredibly strong this year. By that, I mean there are multiple teams I could see pulling an upset in the tournament if they can win the Southern Conference Tournament. Below is a look at the current … Continue reading The SoCon: Home to One of This Year’s Bracket-Busters?
The Kansas City Royals were the worst team in one of the worst divisions of all-time in 2018. Their attendance numbers fell back down to where they were before their World Series runs. They are in need of some excitement and their recent signings show they may have something intriguing and an opportunity for an … Continue reading The Royals Have a Chance to Innovate the Use of Base Running
As it is Christmas Eve, I felt it would be fun to do a post about Christmas movies. I have gathered data from surveys filled out by 32 different people. Respondents were 44% Male and 56% Female. The survey asked respondents to list their top 10 Christmas movies. The movie listed as their number 1 … Continue reading Christmas Movie Analytics
Okay so the Bulls are 3-8 and in fourth place in the Central. They probably aren't going anywhere this year, but one of the more interesting transactions over the off-season was the Bulls move to sign Jabari Parker with a two-year deal worth up to $40 million. Parker became a hot topic over the summer … Continue reading Jabari Parker’s Offense Might Be Worse Than His Defense