Posts tagged "Market Inefficiencies"

Can Cubs Front Office Still Exploit Market Inefficiencies? (part 3)

Can Cubs Front Office Still Exploit Market Inefficiencies? (part 3)
Here is part one and part two of this series. Platoon Advantage A lot has been written about the Cubs top hitting prospects, but a common concern is the lack of left-handed bats in this elite group. This might actually be an advantage that the Cubs front office can exploit. The explosion in lefty specialists... Read more »

Can the Cubs Front Office Still Exploit Market Inefficiencies? (part 2)

Can the Cubs Front Office Still Exploit Market Inefficiencies? (part 2)
Here is part one that introduces this three part series. Catchers and Pitch Framing Pitch framing has been a hot topic in the stats community for more than a couple of years now. The research exploring how much catchers can influence the game is staggering. Baseball Prospectus suggests that the best pitch framer, Jose Molina,... Read more »

Can Cubs Front Office Still Exploit Market Inefficiencies? (part 1)

Can Cubs Front Office Still Exploit Market Inefficiencies? (part 1)
Are sabermetrics revolutionary or evolutionary at this point?   That’s the question Christina Kahrl  asked in writing about the end of the annual SABR conference. The consensus seems to be that expanding knowledge of the game was more more the latter than the former. Moneyball, the most often (mis)used term to refer to sabermetrics, was entirely devoted to the... Read more »
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