Like many baseball fans, I spent the weeks leading up to the hall-of-fame voting obsessing over the publicly released ballots, and especially the data gathered by Ryan Thibodaux (@NotMrTibbs) in his hall-of-fame tracker. This post describes how I used the data provided by Ryan to make a hall-of-fame voting prediction model. The model grew in … More HOF prediction model – 2015
This post describes some work I did on modeling baseball with n outs and m bases. The code to generate the run-expectancy matrix, and generate linear weights is available from github here, https://github.com/bdilday/mlbMarkov_nm This work was motivated from a few different directions. A few months back I made an interactive run-expectancy matrix using Mathematica (published … More baseball with n outs… and m bases.