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 Post subject: ESPN Rankings
PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:05 pm 
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For all the flak that ESPN has been getting on this site: From Troy Patterson at Rotosavants

"There are some good projection systems and they really know what they are doing. PECOTA, Marcel, CHONE, Baseball HQ, etc. all know what they are doing. They have a rational system based on previous performance on what to project for future performance. Nate Silver has run a study on the 2007 projections of 8 different projections and found PECOTA, ZiPS and ESPN to have had the best accuracy. Marcel was also good and being a more basic projection system wasn't too surprising."

The origional study was done by Nate Silver at Baseball Prospectus.


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 Post subject: Re: ESPN Rankings
PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:14 pm 
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That should have a disclaimer that PECOTA and ESPN are paying Nate Silver. He writes for them both. Also, projections and rankings are two separate things.

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