Eric Hosmer sliding

Did Eric Hosmer’s First Base Slide Cost The Royals? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | We’re two days removed from the dramatic Game 7 of the World Series, but we still aren’t removed from the critical Game 7 decisions that had an impact on the …Continue reading →

Chicago Cubs and Correcting Mistakes Immediately TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | New manager Dave Sveum has brought a “new philosophy” to the Chicago Cubs this year in spring training – correcting mistakes immediately, greater accountability, and working to get it right …Continue reading →

moneyball

What Moneyball Teaches Us About Sharing of Best Practices TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As previously discussed in another blog post, Moneyball¬†is the story of how the Oakland Athletics challenged conventional baseball wisdom by eschewing heavy reliance on scouting reports in favor of statistical …Continue reading →

moneyball

What Moneyball Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The book Moneyball¬†by Michael Lewis was a paradigm-shifting revelation to the way baseball front offices evaluated and valued players – greater focus on specific statistics (on-base percentage) and valuing the …Continue reading →

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