Articles by Josh Weinstock

Calculate umpire strikezone sizes

January 11, 2012 | Josh Weinstock

Head on over to THT, and you should see a post by yours truly about calculating the size of umpire strikezones. Here I will open source the code for how to do that. The hard part though is that in order to make use out of the code, you need ... [Read more...]

Working with data frames

January 5, 2012 | Josh Weinstock

R, just like other programming languages, has different types of objects. Matrices, arrays, data.frames, lists, vectors, tables, etc. But by far the most important for working with baseball data is going to be dataframes.I'm not sure of the level of ex... [Read more...]


January 2, 2012 | Josh Weinstock

Here is a little example of what I do. While learning R isn't easy, it can be very powerful and efficient once you get your feet wet. I intend for this example to whet  your appetite. This should take you less than 20 minutes. By the end, you will... [Read more...]

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