Season Ticket Placement

BASEBALL I confirmed something I expected.  A ticket representative with the Detroit Tigers (and probably any pro sport organization) cannot put your season seats someplace where a singleton is left.  Six seats were left in row 1 of the newly repriced Section 337.  I need five.  I probably should have taken all six given the […]

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Tweeting from Jing

NOT BASEBALL You can tweet directly from Jing (A Techsmith image/video capture and storage software) now.  You just have to add a button by going to the settings.  As part of adding the button you will need to log onto your Twitter account and get a pin number.  It will save me a step when […]

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SQL

BASEBALL I need to thank Colin Wyers at  The Hardball Times for writing Databases for sabermetricians, Part One. He has introduced me to databases and SQL.  I should probably understand this better so I can know how data is pulled from our College’s databases. Using queries I researched the top paid players all-time as Detroit Tigers. […]

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Polanco, Animoto and Geogebra

BASEBALL Placido Polanco has an OPS of around 729 and is worth about three wins above replacement primarily because of his defense.  If the Tigers are really playing for 2011 when a number of contracts (Willis, Robertson, Ordonez) come off the books it might be better not to offer Polanco arbitration.  This would allow Scott […]

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