Articles from November 2011
The film Moneyball describes how a small market Major League Baseball club was able to build a contending team on a minimal budget. With the help of advanced statistics designed to reveal the true value of each player's contributions to winning, the Oakland A's and their GM Billy Beane were able to select players who might be overlooked in traditional scouting. This controversial approach inspired radical changes to professional baseball, turning scouting into less of an art and more of a science, as management learned that wins could be had much more cheaply if money were spent on the most productive types of players.
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Pitch-By-Pitch Results From 2466 Games Numerically Analyzed for Pace of Game, Parity of Teams, Novelty of Action, Shifts in Momentum, and Overall Context
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2011) - Thuuz Inc., platform provider of real-time sports excitement apps and alerts, today announced the Top Ten Most Exciting Games of the 2011 Major League Baseball Season and Postseason. Thuuz has rated the most exciting games of the season based on formulas that take into account not only what happens, but when it happens, rewarding the teams who come through in the critical moments, who turn the tide of a game with the key hit, pitch or steal at the key moment, who amaze us when the game is on the line. Late rallies, big comebacks, commanding performances on the mound and critical blow ups make this countdown of the Top Ten games not to be missed by any baseball fan.
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