Well, for all the cool dudes like myself who are not at SABR Conference, sup? Who cares if all your internet friends are having a baseball-nerd party in Phoenix? I have my basement, and my computer.
Previously on Beyond the Box Score
What's the value of analytics to the fan? - Beyond the Box Score
The Managing Editor of Beyond the Box Score provides his input on the continued debate between saber-minded people and those who don't value analytics in the same way.
What Could A Full Manny Machado Season Look Like? - Beyond the Box Score
While Baltimore is projected to regress, O's fans are hoping that their young star will keep that from happening. What could we see from Machado in his first full season?
Age, Winning, and Questioning Assumptions - Beyond the Box Score
Should we pay as much attention to a team's age when considering how successful they will be?
Is It Lights Out for the New York Yankees and Mark Teixeira? - Beyond the Box Score
The New York Yankees can't seem to catch a break this spring. First baseman Mark Teixeira is out for upwards of three months to begin the regular season and it's likely the worst has yet to come.
Around the Sabersphere
Pack a year habit: 2013
Once again, Richard buys a pack of Topps and shares what he finds inside
Lesser CLIFFORD Candidates | FanGraphs Baseball
Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary.
Baseball Prospectus | Skewed Left: PECOTA vs. Vegas
Seven bets where PECOTA could beat the oddsmakers. - Keywords: pecota, las vegas, odds
Around SB Nation
Jurickson Profar for Oscar Taveras: Who says no? - Baseball Nation
The Cardinals need a long-term shortstop. The Rangers need a long-term outfielder. Why, this is like a Meg Ryan/Tom Hanks movie.
Without Rafael Furcal, what do the Cardinals do now? - SBNation.com
The Cardinals are in a bad spot, but not necessarily one that will ruin their season
MLB-Wide Spring Training Stats vs. the Regular Season - The Good Phight
Pitchers and hitters are getting in shape and working on mechanics and swings, and managers often are more interested in seeing players in certain situations than they are in winning a game. How does all of this affect Spring Training statistics?
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