## Statistical Analysis

### Statistical Profile: Cubs Starter Edwin Jackson

A look at the numbers behind tonight's Cubs starting pitcher.

### Introducing Scott Feldman

A statistical look at the newest Cubs righthander, Scott Feldman.

### Introducing Scott Baker

A look at the newest Cub -- Scott Baker -- and what we can expect from him in 2013.

### Where's Waldo and Where We are Now: Current and Projected Standings

The Cubs record has been bad thus far in 2011. Is this because they stink, or just because a black cat has once again crossed their path?

### An Outside the Box Solution to the Bullpen Problem

An idea to solve the bullpen woes, get Cashner MLB innings, and solve global warming! OK, maybe not the last part.

### Is Carlos Silva's Start For Real? A Discussion About Discussing Statistical Analysis

A BCB dialogue about reducing snark in talking stats.

### Learning from past mistakes: who should move to the bullpen?

A few weeks ago, I posted a story on how to calculate WAR for pitchers. Now, I'm going use the move of Z to the bullpen to show how to employ pitching WAR. Heading into the season, Zambrano was...

### Gears of War III: Evaluating Pitching

A brief overview of how to calculate WAR (wins above replacement) for pitchers.

### Gears of WAR, Part II: One Stat to Rule Them All

An overview of the usefulness of WAR, from a Cubbie perspective.

### Gears of WAR, Part I: Linear Weights

This is an introduction to linear weights and is the first post in a many-part series on how WAR is calculated.

### Dramatic Moves to Restructure the Cubs

There's a rumor out there the Cubs are going to trade Zambrano for Luis Castillo, Fernando Martinez, and a AA prospect. We run with it and see what else the Cubs could do this offseason.

### Building a spreadsheet champion, 2010

An offseason plan for the 2010 Chicago Cubs.

### Where the Wild Things Are - A Story in Pictures

This post looks in detail at Carlos Marmol's control issues over the last 3 seasons, with a look forward to 2010.

### On Baseball, The Scientific Method, And Adam Dunn

This is a post on baseball, the scientific method, the sabrmetric community, and the evaluation of Adam Dunn.

### Why Am I Here?

This post is a bit of an extended introduction, and its title is a nod to this thread, where Al asked the question: "Why are we Cubs fans?" I'm going to expand on this question a bit to also let...

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