Posted by Neil on May 1, 2013
Just a quick remind to make our 2013 NBA Playoffs page your hub for all information regarding the playoffs. It contains the status of every series, along with links to boxscores of the individual games, plus team-by-team and league-wide stats from the postseason. Check it out!
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Posted by Neil on April 30, 2013
In addition to the Gamelogs Sean mentioned adding the other day, we've also added splits tables to the 2013 gamelog pages for minor-league batters and pitchers.
They aren't quite as detailed as the splits you'll find on our major-leaguers' pages, but they do tell you what kind of performances the player has put up vs. opponents of each handedness (platoon), at home/on the road, month-by-month, in clutch situations, and more. We even have a split to see how the player did against opposing batters/pitchers who were younger or older than the player himself, since age is such a huge consideration in the minors.
They're on the same pages as the new gamelogs, so go to a player's minors page and click the link that is just above the player's batting or pitching stats (marked "Gamelog/Splits").
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Posted by Neil on April 30, 2013
In preparation for the NHL Playoffs dropping the puck tonight, we've added preview pages for each series matchup to the front page. There, you'll find season stats for all the players currently on each team, plus the season series results between the two teams, and various other vitals. Have them open on your computer or print them out while you're watching the games tonight.
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Posted by admin on April 30, 2013
Greg Spira Award Announcement
Anyone who knows of Trent McCotter's work as a member of SABR will not be surprised that his research garnered the first Greg Spira Award. Greg was a dear friend of our site who passed early last year. Baseball-Reference.com is honored that we could co-sponsor an award in his honor.
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Posted by Mike on April 29, 2013
In anticipation of the NHL playoffs, we've updated the front page for the postseason. In addition, we've added playoff matchup pages for each series, where you can see how two teams stack up against each other at a glance. These pages have listings of how the two teams fared in regular-season meetings this year (plus a link to see how they've played each other all-time) and the current series status.
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Posted by admin on April 29, 2013
Wil Myers 2013 Minor League Gamelogs / Jesse Biddle 2013 Minor League Gamelogs
I have been hoping to add this for awhile, but finally got around to it. We just added minor league gamelogs for the 2013 season. These have many of the same features that our major league gamelogs have. Clicking on two rows allows you to find the sum of any span of games. We also added errors to the output, so you can keep track of what the players are doing defensively as well.
To get there, go to a player page and click the link that is just above the player's batting or pitching stats.
I hope to add a whole lot more on this front, so stay tuned.
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Posted by Justin Kubatko on April 29, 2013
I have added a section to the site with National Basketball League (NBL) stats. The NBL was a professional basketball league that was founded in 1937 and merged with the Basketball Association of America (BAA) to form the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1949. Several of the NBL's top players later played in the BAA/NBA, including George Mikan, Al Cervi, and Arnie Risen.
Keep in mind that the statistical record for the NBL was quite limited:
- Games played (G), field goals (FG), free throws (FT), and points (PTS) are available for all players, all seasons.
- Free throw attempts (FTA) are available for some players prior to the 1946-47 season and all players for the 1946-47, 1947-48, and 1949-49 seasons.
At some point I may try to add data from even more professional leagues, but given it's direct link to the NBA I thought the NBL was a good place to start. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments about this new addition to the site.
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Posted by Mike on April 26, 2013
Trying to keep up with all the activity around the 2013 NFL Draft, we've added draft transactions to the bottom of that page, as well as adding previous years (see 2012 trades and 2011 trades). In addition, I've added team-based trade summaries to each team draft page, through which I have learned that the Broncos briefly held the pick that turned into Doug Martin.
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Posted by admin on April 24, 2013
Just a fun little thing that I produced for an agency today.
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Posted by Neil on April 24, 2013
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