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07-09-2012, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by captn View Post

As for his forecast regarding using data in sports, Beane said, “the biggest indicator now for sports teams is whether the players stay healthy, and that’s the one area we haven’t figured out.”
Originally Posted by The Nemesis View Post

Thanks for those links, very interesting. Seems like an obvious thing to study when some teams are dishing out tens to hundreds of millions of dollars to these players. Sometimes the traditions and "it's always been that way" attitude of baseball is pretty ridiculous. This is one of those cases. Surely some of these injuries can be prevented with better mechanics, it's just a question of what those mechanics are.

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