BABS Game Plan – 2020 Final

Somehow, some way, we managed to get through a 60-game 2020 season. Congratulations if you won your league. Great news if BABS helped you get there!

The final 2020 BABS ratings have been posted to the database. Since BABS is a long-view tool and these final ratings are based on...

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BABS Game Plan – Update No. 5

As the Major League Baseball season begins its fragile return, we have one final pre-season update of the BABS Database and Master Spreadsheet, and some commentary.

KEY CHANGES: Playing time ratings have been updated as appropriate; overall, the distribution of those ratings has flattened. Adjustments to the asset ratings have...

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Baseball is back… here is what to expect

Welcome back to 2020. It’s nice to know that there is a path to a 60-game season, however, the COVID cloud is a stark reminder that nothing is certain yet. Still, BABS needs to assess what 60 games means. I have received several emails from readers asking whether BABS will...

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BABS Game Plan – Update No. 4

It’s the question on everyone’s mind — WHAT NOW? (Click through for a message from Ron Shandler.)

This is the final planned BABS Game Plan update for the 2020 pre-season, but we all know about “the best laid plans…” so who knows? This update’s focus is...

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BABS Game Plan 3 – Game Strategies

To all: MLB’s indefinite suspension of operations will not affect the scheduling of our final BABS Game Plan update, currently set to post on Wednesday, March 18. Should the delay to the start of the regular season warrant another update, we will add one to the schedule. Any further information...

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