The Pirates Sabermetrics Whiz-Kid

clint-hurdle_triA profile of the Pittsburgh Pirates, and their quantitative analyst Mike Fitzgerald, a 26-year old math major from M.I.T.  Interesting to see how advanced stats are being used in the most cutting edge way; it used to be that having advanced stats at all was considered cutting edge.

ESPN (Grantland):  The Pirates Sabermetrics Road Show

BADGING:  Read the article and write at least two paragraphs to explain how the Pirates are using analytics differently than any other team — include what role Mr. Fitzgerald plays and how it’s different than what anyone else is doing.

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