Comments on: Estimate the Runs Scored http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393 This and that about baseball stats. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:01:55 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6 By: Johnny Twisto http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117712 Fri, 03 Jun 2011 04:54:07 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117712 Oh my bad...70 games, so that seems like a pretty fair sample. Still, I'm shocked that the estimates are so close. Especially since I was using weights for 2010, and your set of games came over a 90-year period (e.g., depending on the scoring levels, sometimes a walk is closer in value to a HR, etc).

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By: Johnny Twisto http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117711 Fri, 03 Jun 2011 04:52:12 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117711 My best guess for an estimate is 7.6 runs - based on a PI search of 14 hits, 1 HR, 4 BBs, and 2 SBs, the average team to put up those numbers scored 7.5857 runs.

Wow, very interesting. I fed the numbers into a spreadsheet and the estimated number of wOBA runs created is....7.594. wOBA is based on linear weights, which are based on the average run values of every type of batting event. Proof that linear weights work! How many games came up on your search?

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By: Artie Z http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117591 Thu, 02 Jun 2011 15:57:01 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117591 My best guess for an estimate is 7.6 runs - based on a PI search of 14 hits, 1 HR, 4 BBs, and 2 SBs, the average team to put up those numbers scored 7.5857 runs.

There have been 70 teams since 1919 to put up exactly those 4 numbers. Of course, if you add in that there were 13 singles, there were only 3 other games since 1919. But the other 3 teams still scored an average of 5 runs.

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By: Cheese http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117443 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 20:32:10 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117443 er, guess you wouldn't need the ID, it doesn't do anything stylistically ðŸ™‚

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By: Cheese http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117441 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 20:31:03 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117441 <div class="sr_share_wrap">
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You could emulate the styled tables if this were allowed

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By: Cheese http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117440 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 20:28:42 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117440 no inline CSS either

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By: Cheese http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117439 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 20:28:25 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117439 Test

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By: Cheese http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117438 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 20:27:40 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117438 Ok, comments do not allow <table> tags, so it looks like you have to be an admin to add tables to comments.

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By: Cheese http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117437 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 20:26:48 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117437

Table Test

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By: Cheese http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/11393/comment-page-1#comment-117436 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 20:24:48 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=11393#comment-117436 Table test

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