Baseball Info Solutions recently introduced a major update to Defensive Runs Saved that will be rolling out this offseason. We’re splitting DRS for infielders into Positioning, Air, Range, and Throwing components. In that introductory blog post, we mostly covered how this will affect the Positioning and Range components (which were previously reported together as one […]

Adjustments to our method of evaluation produced some very interesting results.

By Mark Simon This year’s BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot is headlined by Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and understandably so, given his excellence in both the regular season and postseason, and his longevity. Jeter is a lock for election, perhaps even joining Mariano Rivera in receiving unanimous support. In the 2019 Bill James Handbook, Bill […]

By Steve Schwartz Dallas and Chicago face off Thursday night with identical 6-6 records. However, while the Cowboys lead their division, the Bears are three games behind the Packers and realistically a long shot for any NFC playoff spot down two games to division rival Minnesota. The following props are evaluated using SISBets.com (registered users get 10 […]

Jenkins has been instrumental in Green Bay’s success this season.

By Alex Vigderman Over the course of the year, we occasionally find certain plays or players that highlight something that isn’t quite right in the Total Points System. Also, because there are so many data points to comb through, we sometimes wait a bit to include something because we aren’t sure what to do with […]

LISTEN HERE On this week’s edition of the Sports Info Solutions Baseball podcast, senior research analyst Mark Simon ( @MarkASimonSays) opens the show by talking about the defensive analytics concepts he hopes a manager would know (1:16). Mark then talks with Nationals assistant general manager for baseball research and development, Samuel Mondry-Cohen. They discuss Sam’s […]