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A few days ago we took a look at Bill James’ projections for the 2015 Indians and today we will examine the Steamer projections for another look at the Indians’ predicted success. Below are the projections for the Indians’ hitters in 2015, these are condensed a bit for brevity’s sake, you can check out the full projections here.
Bill James was made famous by his annual publication, Baseball Abstract a book which shaped the mind of Billy Beane and the Moneyball movement in MLB. His book began looking at new ways to predict future success of a ballplayer. So when Time magazine named Bill James as one of the 100 most influential people, his predictions have become like gospel in baseball circles.
We have already...
One of the most exciting parts of the baseball off-season is trying to predict how well a player will do in the upcoming season. Bill James publishes his annual player projections in his book The Bill James Handbook. Below are his projections for the Indians 2015 hitters.
Mike Piazza currently appears on 79.5 percent of the 83 Hall of Fame ballots that have already been made public, as tracked by Baseball Think Factory. That is slightly ahead of the 75 percent threshold Piazza needs to get into Cooperstown.
All 571 ballots from the Baseball Writers Association of America will be tallied and announced on Tuesday, January 6, and will be broadcast live...
Bill James has made a name for himself with his annual Major League Baseball predictions, and this year he’s got an interesting look at the Boston Red Sox’s 2015 season. NESN.com Red Sox writer Ricky Doyle gives his take on some of James’ predictions in the video above.
Thumbnail photo via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Boston Red Sox, NESN Video, Ricky...
The Bill James Handbook is a great tool for sparking debate.
The guide, which is published annually, provides a whole bunch of Major League Baseball statistics and information, including projections for the upcoming season. Some of the Boston Red Sox projections included in the recently released 2015 version are rather interesting.
The book is published under Bill James, a Red Sox...
(Keith Philpott for TIME)Scott Lauber points out in today's Boston Herald that Uber-Sabermatrician (and Red Sox employee) Bill James is wicked bullish on third baseman Will Middlebrooks. In his brand new Bill James Handbook, the former Stokely-Van Camp's pork and beans cannery worker projects Middlebrooks to hit 32 HRs, drive in 104 and put up an OPS of .800. Can you say MVP? If...
MMO reader Pete Sinapi, sent me a link to an article written by Bill James about a year ago in which he stated his case for Mike Piazza as a Hall of Famer. It was very compelling and worth sharing with the MMO community.
He uses Runs Created which he invented and has since evolved into other popular stats such as wRC.
In his Baseball Abstract, James explains that it is essential...
©2013 Kayla Chadwick 2011: 113 games, .320 BA, .414 OBP, .631 SLG, 30 HR, 75 RBI2012 projection: 131 games, .271 BA, .364 OBP, .537 SLG, 31 HR, 83 RBI2012: 108 games, .227 BA, .343 OBP, .469 SLG, 24 HR, 56 RBI2013 projection: 127 games, .248 BA, .350 OBP, .498 SLG, 29 HR, 75 RBI2013: 139 games, .259 BA, .360 OBP, .482 SLG, 23 HR, 92 RBI2014 projection: 137 games, .246 BA...