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Mexico Rides Strong Pitching To The Top Of Our Unnecessarily Abstruse…

Welcome to the second installment of DRURY, our exclusive Little League World Series power ranking and prediction engine. Yesterday's edition was postponed due to the earthquake and lack of interest. The ranking is a composite of the teams' box score statistics and schedule strength—see the original post for more… » 8/24/11 5:45pm 8/24/11 5:45pm

Sabermetrix Are For Kids: Introducing Our Little League World Series…

We're a few days into the Little League World Series, which means it's time to unveil our system for evaluating the teams: DRURY, or Determination of Robustness of Undoubtedly Rambunctious Youths. It takes box score statistics from every game, converts them into a composite runs scored and allowed per game (BR/18O and… » 8/22/11 5:30pm 8/22/11 5:30pm