Assorted Links

The high inside fastball is most effective when thrown after another fastball, and other interesting findings from Nick. I wonder about his conclusion comment that pitchers are worried about throwing a ball on 3-0. Isn't that the best strategy sometimes?

The Super-Two tiebreaker is service time in the previous season, or why Mike Fontenot is much luckier than Adam Jones and Micah Owings. 

"Sabermetrics" is now in Merriam-Webster's dictionary. Note that they nailed the etymology. 

Eric Seidman previews the new Baseball Prospectus statistics page. Why the default sort is by OPS rather than EqA (or even wOBA) I have no idea, but the splits and manager stats are welcome. Update: the people shall have their EqA in the near future!

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