Posts in category "Predictions"

Spring Success?

Can Spring Training records predict the outcome of a season? No. But I’m desperate for data points.  I was one of the poll junkies who looked at seventeen different election prediction websites last fall.  If I obsessed over the numbers, like Russell Crowe in “A Beautiful Mind,” I was certain to find a predictive pattern.... Read more »

The 2013 AL Central Preview

The White Sox offseason was about as drama-free as the two men who are now minding the store.  Rick Hahn, in his first offseason as GM, devoted time to locking down the pieces that will carry the team for the next few years.  Jake Peavy was given a two-year contract extension last October.  Chris Sale... Read more »