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Win And Not Just In Baseball When New Astros Generaland not just in baseball When new Astros general Jeff Luhnow and his top analyst the former rocket scientist Sig Mejdal arrived in Houston in they had already spentthan half a
decade trying to understand how human instinct and expertise could be blended with hard numbers such as ontrying to understand how human instinct and expertise could be blended with hard numbers such as on percentage
and strikeout rate to guide their decision making In Houston they had free rein to remake the club Nostrikeout rate to guide their decision making In Houston they had free rein to remake the club No would scouts with all their subjective hard to uantify opinions be forced into opposition with the stats guys Instead Luhnow and Sig wanted to correct for the biases inherent in human observation and then roll their scouts critical thoughts into their process The numbers. .
Had value but so
Did The GutThe Strategy Paidthe gutThe strategy paid brilliantly and surprisingly uickly It pointed the Astros toward key draft picks ike Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman offered a path for developing George Springer Jos Altuve and Dallas Keuchel and showed them how veterans ike Carlos Beltr n and Justin Verlander
represented the ast piece in the puzzle of fielding a championship teamSitting at the nexus of sports business and innovation andthe ast piece in the puzzle of fielding a championship teamSitting at the nexus of sports business and innovation and with years of access to the team s stars and executives Astroball is the story of the next wave of thinking in baseball and beyond at once a remarkable underdog story and a fascinating ook at the cutting edge of evaluating and optimizing human potenti.
read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Í Ben ReiterWhen Sports Illustrated declared on the cover of a June issue that the Houston Astros would win the World Series in people thought Ben Reiter the article s author was crazy The Astros were the worst baseball team in half a century but they werethan just bad They were an embarrassment a club that didn t even appear to be trying to win The cover story combined
with the specificity of Reiter s claim met instant and nearly universal derision But three years ater the critics werethe specificity of Reiter s claim met instant and nearly universal derision But three years ater the critics were improbably astonishingly wrong How had Reiter predicted it so accurately Andimportant how had the Astros pulled
Off The Impossible AstroballIS THE INSIDE STORY OF HOWThe Inside Story Of How impossible Astroball is the inside story of how gang of outsiders went beyond the stats to find. ,