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Strikes have always been tallied for a batter. Since the era of "pitch counts," they have been counted for a pitcher also, to estimate his efficacy. My understanding is that any pitch in the "strike zone" (over the plate, between the shoulders and th
YouTube is notoriously unreliable when it comes to records claims, so I am answering this question with a candidate for the longest six in international cricket that at least has a somewhat more reliable reference. I am not claiming this is the recor
The only difference I notice is that "has been subject to criticism" may be considered to be stylistically better than the mere passive "has been criticized. " The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English presents us with other possible forms of sa
Martin is completely correct "First Service" is the percentage of first serves that were not a fault, and "First Service Won" is the percentage of points you've won on first serves that weren't faults. For the record, the first statistic is pretty mu
By this point in the season all NFL teams have injury problems, but some are worse than others. Are there any available measures of the extent of each team's issues? Perhaps the total cap charge for all players who are not suiting up for a given week
My fantasy team uses a playoff system that Bill Simmons suggested a few years ago. In order to study it, I'd like to run Monte Carlo simulations of last year's post-season. To do so, I need to be able to compute the win probability for a pair of team
You might be surprised to hear that the ratio of corners to goals is almost nil. On average, the data show that a corner is good for (drumroll .
There are only three weeks remaining in the NFL regular season, and while some teams have already secured a playoff berth, many are still fighting for a chance to play deep into January. The Atlanta Falcons punched their ticket by clinching the NFC S
This information will explain to you how to calculate the bets in the game of cricket. Be aware of how much has your team scored. Find out how much the top goals they knocked Now that you have “wounds” and number embossed top goals, you need to use a
Penalty shots during regulation count toward the save percentage of the goalie (and toward the shooting percentage of the shooter). See for example: http://www. hockey-reference