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ARE WINS IRRELEVANT?

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Since last week’s announcement of the National (San Francisco Giant ace Tim Lincecum, 15-game winner) and American League (Kansas City Royal pitcher Zack Grienke, 16-game winner) Cy Young Award winners, a bubbling debate has begun over the value of a “win” placed on a pitcher’s statistical line. Sports Illustrated columnist Joe Posnanski to suggested, “the win is dead … why would anyone count on...

WRIGHT WANTS MORE THAN ‘ROCK STAR’ IMAGE

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David Wright arrived in New York in July 2004 at the tender age of 21. Almost immediately he was the face – and the future – of the organization. Single women began showing up at the ballpark carrying marriage proposals written with a Sharpie, stenciled on cardboard signage. Young, passionate male Mets fans wear his jersey – home white, home pinstripe, black or road gray, you name it – and shout...

CHANCE OF RAIN: 100%

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British author and statistician Dennis Lindley wrote, “We are not concerned with the matter that is uncertain; it is only the manipulation of uncertainty that interests us. Thus we do not study the mechanism of rain; only whether it will rain.”
And so it is.

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John Strubel

Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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