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New York Mets Triple-A Team Now 2,200 Miles Away TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Starting this season, the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Mets have essentially swapped Triple-A affiliates. The Las Vegas 51s are the new Triple-A affiliate of the Mets and …Continue reading →

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A #Lean Look at the #Baseball Jersey Manufacturing Process TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Rob Neyer of SBNation shared this great video from the YES Network on how Majestic manufactures the game jerseys for the New York Yankees. With an eye on the eight …Continue reading →

Baseball Opening Day 2013! What Are Our Business Processes? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Baseball Opening Day has arrived! Tonight the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers will throw out the first pitch of the 2013 MLB season. Banners will be unfurled, famous dignitaries will …Continue reading →

Minnesota Twins Shorten Communication Gaps AND Minimize Beer Keg Transportation TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Here are two quick stories about the Minnesota Twins finding ways to increase efficiency (or productivity, which is probably a better depiction). First, the Twins have enrolled some of their …Continue reading →

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Miami Marlins Suing Season Ticket Holders Over Complaints About Seating TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | While hosting tiny crowds in a tax-financed new stadium with a team that now features no notable superstars, the Miami Marlins have found a new way to ruffle the feathers …Continue reading →

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Additional Notes on Efficiency TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On Monday we looked at efficiency with field goal shooting percentages for Indiana’s Victor Oladipo and the Miami Heat’s LeBron James as well as points-per-possession efficiency on offense and defense …Continue reading →

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LASIK, Eyeglasses, and Eradication vs. Containment TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The most common types of vision correction solutions are eyeglasses and contact lenses. They compensate for the inability to properly focus our eye’s internal tissues comfortably by providing additional focal …Continue reading →

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Why Overpurchasing Is Wasteful TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | It’s very easy to get caught up in volume discounts – buy more at one time or buy earlier, and we’ll give you a price break on each piece. It …Continue reading →

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San Francisco Giants Bobbleheads and Benefits of Supply Meeting Demand TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | CSN Bay Area columnist Andrew Baggarly reports some pretty good news for fans of bobbleheads, the San Francisco Giants, and both bobbleheads and the San Francisco Giants: the team is …Continue reading →

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Defects and the 404 Page TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last week at the TEDxColumbiaSC event we got to watch the TED Talk video from Renny Gleeson on web sites’ 404 pages. This video got me thinking, as both a …Continue reading →

Ray Chapman, Carl Mays, and Baseball Safety TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On August 16, 1920, Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman was hit in the head by a pitch from New York Yankees pitcher Carl Mays. Bleeding profusely, he walked off the …Continue reading →

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Kickball Kaizen!! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I love adult kickball, almost to the point of obsession. Combining co-ed athletic competition, a childhood staple, and the social atmosphere after games, I was hooked almost immediately after being …Continue reading →

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