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Profile: Erik Siegrist

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4/6/2014 9:23:00 AMMock-It-Yourself: The Cowboys
12/29/2013 12:10:00 PMLessons Learned From 2013
9/29/2013 6:33:00 AMHow To End A Fantasy Season
9/4/2013 7:43:00 AMBold Predictions
8/23/2013 9:18:00 PMWR-Heavy Strategy In Auction Leagues
7/1/2013 10:14:00 AMBlue Jackets Draft Recap
6/30/2013 12:04:00 PMNHL Draft Chat
3/31/2013 8:06:00 AMMore Marlins Mayhem
3/30/2013 6:39:00 AMLong Game Extra: Live-tweeting the Auction
3/26/2013 7:06:00 PMInteresting Spring Performances, Part Two: The AL
3/24/2013 9:14:00 PMInteresting Spring Performances, Part One: The NL
1/30/2013 4:43:00 PMRudy Gay Trade Fallout
6/15/2012 9:51:00 AMMy Unusual All-Star Ballot
5/23/2012 9:11:00 AMGiancarlooooooo
5/21/2012 5:51:00 PMPPR Mock Draft Results
5/15/2012 5:26:00 AMHow To Stream
5/12/2012 8:59:00 AMThe Nickname Crisis In Our Nation's Capital
4/28/2012 5:05:00 PMCowboys Draft: First Blush Thoughts
4/9/2012 11:51:00 PMNote To Self: Trade Yoenis Cespedes
4/7/2012 10:30:00 AMSaturday LiveBlog
4/4/2012 12:05:00 AMNote To Self: Bench All Pirate Hitters In Week 1
3/13/2012 11:47:00 AMMulti-Position Eligibility As Draft Strategy
3/11/2012 7:40:00 AMNail Gets Nailed
3/8/2012 5:38:00 AMMarlins Park: Early Results
12/24/2011 8:05:00 AMThoughts on the Raptors
9/4/2011 5:25:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Salamis, Sombreros and Goose Eggs Saturday Edition
8/21/2011 9:45:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - Closer Carnage Saturday Edition
8/14/2011 1:53:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Say It Ain't So, LoMo! Saturday Edition
8/7/2011 6:24:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Can Anybody Think of a Good Pun for Eovaldi? Saturday Edition
7/31/2011 7:40:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - Ubaldo Got Traded To... Who??? Saturday Edition
7/24/2011 12:04:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Last Night a DJ Saved Tampa's Season Saturday Edition
7/17/2011 12:09:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Crooked Numbers Saturday Edition
7/17/2011 10:53:00 AMMike Stanton Is Pretty Good
7/10/2011 6:35:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Jetermania Saturday Edition
7/3/2011 11:41:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - Bad Umpiring Saturday Edition
6/26/2011 11:06:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - Heavy Lumber Saturday Edition
6/19/2011 3:58:00 PMStay For a Nightcap - Red Schoendiest's Pants Saturday Edition
6/12/2011 12:36:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Herman Munster Power Saturday Edition
6/7/2011 11:16:00 AMBryce Harper Puckers Up
6/5/2011 12:06:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Welcome Back, Albert Saturday Edition
5/29/2011 1:31:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Ned Yost Hates Starting Pitchers Saturday Edition
5/22/2011 5:50:00 PMStay For a Nightcap - Insert REM and/or Blondie Joke Here Saturday Edition
5/21/2011 7:25:00 AMForensic Fantasy: Joel Hanrahan
5/15/2011 10:39:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - More Zeros, More Heroes Saturday Edition
5/11/2011 7:30:00 AMWednesday's Trivia
5/7/2011 10:14:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Zeros and Heroes Saturday Edition
5/7/2011 10:23:00 AMNationals Farm Report
5/1/2011 5:09:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Where'd All The Runs Go? Saturday Edition
4/24/2011 10:15:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - Echoes of 2002 Saturday Edition
4/17/2011 9:02:00 AMSunday Trivia
4/16/2011 11:28:00 PMStay For a Nightcap - Rainy Days and Saturdays Edition
4/10/2011 12:17:00 PMStay For a Nightcap - More Bang For Your Buck Saturday Edition
4/8/2011 1:02:00 PMTrivia Time: Blue Jays Burners
4/3/2011 2:31:00 PMStay For a Nightcap - Jacked Up Saturday (cough) Edition
3/27/2011 8:54:00 AMAL-Only Auction Live Tweeting
2/7/2011 9:23:00 AMCBS NL-Only Auction Live Blog
9/5/2010 12:34:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - A Ballplayer, Not a Stable Pony Saturday Edition
9/1/2010 2:02:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - Classic Rock Tuesday Edition
8/30/2010 10:40:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Youth Is Served Monday Edition
8/22/2010 9:01:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - Duels In the Dust Saturday Edition
8/15/2010 9:18:00 AMStay For a Nightc... err, Hair of the Dog! - Whippersnappers and Caddies Edition
8/8/2010 10:11:00 AMStay For a Nightc... Err, Hair of the Dog! - Old Timey Nostalgia Saturday Edition
7/31/2010 11:12:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Swap Shop Saturday Edition
7/25/2010 10:41:00 AMStay For a Nightc... Err, Hair of the Dog! - Leopard Spots and Old Dogs Edition
7/18/2010 12:53:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - Beeeeeees!
7/10/2010 9:15:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - But Yes, We Have No No-Nos Edition
7/3/2010 10:18:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Twin Torch-Passing Saturday Edition
6/27/2010 8:46:00 AMStay For a Nightc... err, Hair of the Dog! - There's a Riot Goin' On Saturday Edition
6/20/2010 6:53:00 AMStay For a Nightc... err, Hair of the Dog! - Big Daddy Saturday Edition
6/12/2010 8:46:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - The Kids Are Alright Edition
6/6/2010 1:51:00 AMStay For a Nightcap! - Boring Old Saturday Edition
5/30/2010 9:57:00 AMRemember, It Matters
5/29/2010 10:10:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Goose Eggs A-Go-Go Saturday Edition
5/22/2010 7:43:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Rollin' the Dice Saturday Edition
5/8/2010 10:39:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Young Guns Saturday Edition
5/3/2010 10:31:00 AMCharlie Manuel Is the Bill Belichick of MLB
5/1/2010 6:14:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Regression To the Mean Saturday Edition
4/24/2010 9:26:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Catcherpalooza Saturday Edition
4/17/2010 9:34:00 PMStay For a Nightcap! - Crazy Saturday Edition
4/15/2010 7:19:00 PMDo The Nationals Even Want a Right Fielder?
4/13/2010 8:59:00 AMChris Coghlan Understands Small Sample Sizes
4/11/2010 11:49:00 AMSunday Live Blogging
3/10/2010 10:14:00 AMKeeper League Strategies: Player Pool Depth
2/9/2010 9:55:00 AMLive Blogging: NL-Only Experts Auction
2/5/2010 10:16:00 AMThe Best Shape of Their Lives
9/9/2009 5:22:00 PMNFL Deep Sleepers
8/22/2009 10:13:00 AMStrasburg's Nickname
7/27/2009 6:10:00 PMWhere Will Vick Land?
7/10/2009 9:41:00 AMDestined To Be a Raider
6/23/2009 10:38:00 AMMitch Stetter, Sooper-LOOGY
5/29/2009 4:03:00 PMSt. Wieters Day Live Blog
5/16/2009 4:56:00 PMUmps Out Of Control, Again
4/24/2009 9:20:00 AMLetting the Boys Play
4/21/2009 11:33:00 AMDealing From Strength
4/19/2009 6:49:00 AMAre The Marlins This Good, Or Are The Nats This Bad?
4/14/2009 6:30:00 PMBonifacio-Mania!
4/14/2009 11:09:00 AMDeep Sleeper Tuesdays: Hayden Penn
4/13/2009 8:33:00 PMRon Washington Rulez
4/12/2009 1:49:00 PMShutout Sunday Liveblog
4/10/2009 2:30:00 PMFriday Live Blog
4/10/2009 8:00:00 AMMy New Favorite Beat Writer
4/7/2009 1:55:00 PMDay Two Live Blogging
4/3/2009 9:30:00 AMIf You Only Read One Baseball Human Interest Story This Spring
3/31/2009 11:29:00 PMDeep Sleeper Tuesdays: Jason Lane and Lindsay Gulin
3/30/2009 9:29:00 AMSumming Up the Nationals in One Sentence
3/27/2009 5:53:00 PMJim Bowden Still Haunting the Nationals
3/27/2009 9:18:00 AMJeter Doesn't Have a Drink Named After Him
3/25/2009 12:45:00 AMDeep Sleeper Tuesdays: Matthew Brown and Junichi Tazawa
3/24/2009 11:17:00 AMThe Pirates' Secret Weapon
3/23/2009 9:28:00 AMMLBPA Running Out Of Feet To Shoot
3/21/2009 9:16:00 AMBurnsy and Hitch
3/17/2009 7:21:00 PMDeep Sleeper Tuesdays: Kiko Calero and Jesus Guzman

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Do Analytics Take the Fun Out of Sports?
Apparently that was the topic of one of the presentations at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston last week. The presenter, Yale's Edward Tufte, opined:

Don't let people tell you analytics are reductionist and take the joy out of sports. They mostly just take the stupidity out of sports.

Is he right?

RotoWire's AL LABR Squad
The 2014 AL LABR auction went down at the Arizona Republic offices in downtown Phoenix Saturday night. It's a 12-team, 5 x 5, AL-only league with 2 C, 1 1B, 1 2B. 1 3B, 1 SS, 1 CI, 1 MI, 5 OF, 1 U and 9 pitchers. Everyone has $260 to spend.
The Problem With Drafting Billy Hamilton
Billy Hamilton went for $28 in the NL LABR auction this past weekend. I discussed this with a fellow writer who participates in Tout Wars with me later this month and we discussed the problem with investing heavily into Hamilton.
Payne's Daily Fantasy Basketball Experiment
Let's see if I can make any money doing daily fantasy hoops.
My 12-Team NFBC RotoWire Online Championship Team
I drafted out of the 11-hole for the "Beat Chris Liss" league. I had done a fair amount of research on optimal roster construction from that slot, and I decided I'd go hitter in the first round, three pitchers in 2-4 and then hitting for the next 10 rounds or so before filling in with upside pitchers late. Of course, few battle plans survive the actual war. Here are the results:

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