Author Archives: Mark Simon

New podcast: Nationals assistant GM, free agents and more awards

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 […]

New football podcast: Week 12 preview

LISTEN HERE Former NFL scout Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) of Sports Info Solutions and football analytics pioneer Aaron Schatz (@FO_ASchatz) of Football Outsiders (@fboutsiders) preview the most important games for Week 12 of the NFL season: Colts at Texans on Thursday Night Football (1:20), Packers at 49ers on Sunday Night Football (6:19), Seahawks at Eagles (15:23) […]

Top prop odds in Colts vs Texans

The Colts have some injuries, which leads to some adjustments in thinking.

Which QB is best at throwing the intermediate pass?

Dak Prescott, Ryan Fitzpatrick and others are at the top of some leaderboards.

Stat of the Week: Who does the public want elected to the Hall of Fame?

Where do Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens stand?

New football podcast: Previewing Week 11

LISTEN HERE Former NFL scout Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) of Sports Info Solutions and football analytics pioneer Aaron Schatz (@FO_ASchatz) of Football Outsiders (@fboutsiders) discuss some of the biggest upsets from last week’s NFL slate (0:43) and preview the most important games for Week 11: Texans at Ravens (8:12), Jaguars at Colts (16:39) and Chiefs-Chargers from […]

Stat of the Week: A Surprising Win Shares Leader

It’s not Mike Trout, Christian Yelich or Cody Bellinger.