2008 Season

  • Fun with the Bill James leaderboards

    The Bill James Handbook is always one of the first baseball books to come out each year. It’s not a riveting narrative by any means...

  • Defensive Projections

    Chone Smith has compiled defensive projections for the 2009 season. He’s used 5 years of data (combination of Stats Zone Rating, Revised Zone Rating, and...

  • Strike Throwing – Part 1 – Lots of Tables

    The Tigers walked a lot of people last year. Along the way they threw a lot of pitches, and many seemed to be ill advised....

  • News from the front office

    While other teams are hanging on to World Series dreams, the Tigers are beginning to retool for next season. The last couple days have already...

  • Suggestions

    I know things have been quiet around here lately, well at least from me. I’m working on gathering data and building databases for my offseason...

  • Tigers have nice fall debut

    The Arizona Fall League kicked off and the Tigers representatives represented the Tigers well (how’s that for a sentence?). Wil Rhymes, Casper Wells,and Jeff Larish...

  • 2008 Offseason Preamble

    With a disastrous season completed it is time to head into the offseason. Given the gravity of the collapse, you know with the high payroll...