I Goofed with OOTP and Found Something Interesting

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For July 18, I ran the simulator and found results that didn’t seem quite right. Upon investigating I realized that I goofed with OOTP and found something interesting. It turns out this goof had better results that the regular run parameters that I have been using. One observation doesn’t make a trend, of course. But, […]

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Why I Postponed Daily OOTP Sims


If you have been following this baseball analytics segment of my website, you know that I had purchased the Out of the Park Baseball (OOTP) simulator for the 2019 season. The simulator allows users to manage a team (or teams) and play out full seasons. These teams can come from Major League Baseball or several […]

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Summary of OOTP Predictions to April 19

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This post is a summary of the OOTP Prediction to April 19. I decided not to include the first few games in March as much of the stats for those predictions were based on the previous season. By April, this gave the teams enough time to find their grove (or not). But, it starts being […]

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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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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 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 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

Data Tells a Story

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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