The Sweet Milk of Pythagoras
Jeff Angus, the Seattle Times’ newly-minted baseball statistics columnist, explains the Pythagorean Wins theorem and applies it to the Mariners’ season.
This won’t be news to many, but should be a salve against panic. Check the article for more if you’re interested, but here’s the upshot:
Studying the numbers suggests the M’s will play at about the pace preseason predictions posted, though perhaps not at the pace more passionate followers had hoped for.