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Analyzing the Market for Manny Machado

Matt Carlin

Manny Machado is projected to make roughly $300 million. The question is, where will he go? In this piece, Matt analyzes the Machado market, and who should be the contenders for him and gives his prediction as to where he will land!

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What Should the Nationals do Regarding Bryce Harper?

Matthew de Marte

Bryce Harper may sign the most lucrative free agent deal in baseball history. His former employer, very much wants to retain his services. In this piece I analyze whether or not that would be a good idea, and make a suggestion for their strategy regarding Bryce.

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World Series Odds Using wRD

Matthew de Marte

wRD has more applications than just Power Rankings. Using wRD Win % you can get odds for each postseason team, and eventually get World Series odds. This piece, details that process, and then subsequently gives postseason odds for each time!

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SOTG Final 2018 MLB Power Rankings

Matthew de Marte

The final edition of the SOTG Power Rankings for 2018. Find out where your team ranked among all 30 according to wRD Win %!

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How the Yankees Should Bullpen the Wild Card Game

Matt Carlin

Last year in the 2017 Wild Card game, the Yankees were forced to remove Luis Severino after only recording one out and bullpenned their way back into the game. This year against a more formidable opponent, to avoid an early exit they should bullpen from the start.

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SOTG Podcast: Intro to Analytics

In this episode of the SOTG Podcast, Matthew goes into detail on some of the basic principles that govern Sabermetrics, and he describes the process of why advanced metrics are better at evaluating performance than traditional statistics!

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SOTG MLB Power Rankings 3

Matthew de Marte

The third edition of the SOTG MLB Power Rankings

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SOTG MLB Power Rankings 2

Matthew de Marte

The second edition of the SOTG MLB power rankings!

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SOTG Podcast Episode 2: 2018 Trade Deadline

Matthew de Marte and Ethan Moore

SOTG President Matthew de Marte and Trackman Intern and aspiring analyst Ethan Moore talk about the 2018 non-waiver trade deadline. They discuss their winners, losers, and the short and long term impact of this years deadline!

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SOTG Podcast Episode 1: What it Means to be an Analytically Minded Player

Matthew de Marte and Pete Bayer

SOTG’s first podcast. President Matthew de Marte and Throwing Specialist Pete Bayer discuss what it means to them to be an analytically minded player and much more!

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SOTG MLB Power Rankings

Matthew de Marte

Power Rankings are a staple of sports content. In this article I create my own power rankings based off of an objective formula I created. In the future we will continue to evaluate how well the Algorithm is at evaluating performance and predicting future performance.

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Season Preview Part 2: Season and Awards Predictions

Matthew de Marte, Jonathan de Marte, Jack Landess

The entire Students of the Game team worked together to give their predictions for the 2018 season. SOTG team members give their Awards and playoff predictions in this article. Like the first preview, some are statistically backed, and some are not.

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2018 Season Preview Part 1: Bold Predictions

Matthew de Marte

As part 1 of our season preview series, this article features my ten bold predictions for the 2018 season. Some are statistically backed, some are not, but this is a fun piece where I get to share some of my personal opinions.

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Potential Breakout Candidate: Tyler Chatwood

Matthew de Marte

In this piece, I look into the statistical profile of new Cubs righty Tyler Chatwood. I argue that what Chatwood has accomplished in his career to date may not be the best Tyler Chatwood, and with a change to his pitch arsenal, he could potentially be a valuable member of the Cubs’ rotation and a well above-average pitcher.

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The Angels Should Still Be Looking To Buy

Matthew de Marte

In this post, I examine the offseason additions the Angels have made and how they are upgrades over the players who occupied these positions during the 2017 season. I then give reasons why the Angels should continue to make additions and bolster their core to maximize their current window of contention.

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