Stealing First

Importing Retrosheet Game Logs

So, I recently ran into a case where I needed to import the Retrosheet Game Logs, and I’d figure I’d share the steps I used to do that. First, download the .zip archives for the Game Logs (I used 1900-2013) from here: Retrosheet Game Logs

The Padres’ current offensive woes

So, after reading an article on Lancaster Online, I was wondering if the Padres were really on track to be one of the worst offensive teams since 1910 (the article mentions 1914, but I decide to round it down just to check). With their current batting average of .214, let’s see how they stack up.

Hello World!

So, I decided to add an additional blog regarding my thoughts on baseball, sabermetrics, and possibly additional sports/fields. The blog takes its name from a play that doesn’t (shouldn’t – Segura thrown out trying to re-steal second base) exist, as well as the idea of using all information available to gain the slightest edge (even …

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