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May 6, 2005
BASEBALL: Working the Umps

Sabernomics runs some numbers comparing ball and strike calls in Questec vs. non-Questec parks to see if some managers, in the non-Questec parks (i.e., where balls and strikes are still solely a human judgment call) have a greater effect on the umps. Conclusion: about the only managers with a major positive impact are Tony LaRussa and Jim Tracy.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:17 AM | Baseball 2005 | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)
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No Questec in the 90s, where Bobby Cox had the umps calling strikes for Maddux & Glavine that were 10 inches off the plate.

Posted by: RW at May 8, 2005 9:34 AM
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