Outlook for Data Science 2019

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You have likely heard by now that being a data scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century. If you haven’t, then you probably aren’t meant for this industry. The origin of this statement is becoming blurred as more pepole are taking credit for saying it. But, it still holds true today. There is a […]

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Changes in OOTP Strategy Starting April 14 2019

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If you’ve been following this blog, you would know that I am running an experiment that started at the beginning of the baseball season. I picked up a copy of Out of the Park (OOTP) baseball, which is a fun game where you get to manage any team you desire. The software has many features, […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 13 2019

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The OOTP Predictions for April 13 2019 are a bit late but I made it before the games finished. As I have stated in the past, the simulator has no connections to the current games as they are played. In theory, I could run the simulator even after all the games are played and the […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 12 2019

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What are the OOTP Predictions for April 12 2019? You can find out what they are below. But, first, you can take a look at the results for yesterday.I am happy to see that my Mets won, even though it cause the simulator to experience loss for predicting Atlanta. I know it is still a […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 11 2019

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Are you ready for the OOTP Predictions for April 11 2019? First, let’s recap the predictions for April 10 2019. Perhaps the biggest surprise is that Washington won by such a wide lead. Philadelphia was predicted to win but the strength indicator was close to 1. That means the teams were evenly match according to the […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 10 2019

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The OOTP Predictions for April 10 2019 are ready and shown below. The results for the OOTP Predictions for April 9 2019 did better than the previous results. But, it wasn’t stellar. In true from, the Mets should have had an easy win but lost by a wide margin. Is the beginning of their usual descent […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 9 2019

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The OOTP Predictions for April 9 2019 are published below. The results for the OOTP Predictions for April 8 2019 did not do well. It was a 50/50 split. I believe this may have something to do with the strength indicator being close to even (=1) for many of the games.Boston wasn’t even playing to […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 8 2019

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Yesterday’s predictions were amazing, to say the least. When you open it, you’ll find there were 13 out of 15 games predicted correctly. I have written in the past how I expect the simulations to improve as the season matured. The teams start to take shape and the simulator adjusts accordingly. I can’t state definitively […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 7 2019

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The simulation module for the OOTP Predictions for April 6 2019 predicted correctly 9 out of 15 games. This is something we should expect from a simulator capable of predicting the World Series and most of the playoff games  two years in a row. The simulator seems to be adjusting to the teams’ results.  Yesterday, I […]

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OOTP Predictions for April 6 2019

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The predictions for yesterday’s games improved with seven out of twelve games predicted correctly. You can’t fault the simulator for choosing Boston to win. Remember how they were last season? But, the strength indicator is becoming less forgiving for the team. Losing against the Diamondbacks is unimaginable. The excuse that it’s early in the season […]

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