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Old 02-19-2013, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
I would assume they do it as a courtesy to people since the Pythagorean W-L forumla is pretty standard knowlegde amongst the baseball community and it presents the data in an easily digestable format.

It's an important distinction to make for no other reason than for someone to make an accurate critique of their success or failures based on the PECOTA system, it would be measured against actual RS/RA output since, again, that is what PECOTA actually projects. If you're judging the model against W-L, well, it kind of underlines the fact that you're out of your league.
Then BP should not project wins, at all. They should only publish projections on RS/RA, so as to avoid confusion.
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