Slim pickings (again) for Sox

Slim pickings (again) for Sox

Posted by scotgreg on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 20:41

Thanks to the White Sox for passing this along today:
With the Baseball Prospectus/PECOTA projections coming out today (White Sox are projected for 77-85), below are recent projections since 2005.

2005: Prediction (80-82). Actual (99-63). Difference in wins (+19)

2006: Prediction (82-80). Actual (90-72). Difference in wins (+8)

2007: Prediction (73-89). Actual (72-90). Difference in wins (-1)

2008: Prediction (77-85). Actual (89-74*). Difference in wins (+12)

2009: Prediction (73-89). Actual (79-83). Difference in wins (+6)

2010: Prediction (79-83). Actual (88-74). Difference in wins (+9)

2011: Prediction (82-80). Actual (79-83). Difference in wins (-3)

2012: Prediction (78-84). Actual (85-77). Difference in wins (+7)

*Actual 2008 record includes the tiebreaker game
On average, Baseball Prospectus/PECOTA shorted the White Sox by 7 wins (7.125 counting the tiebreaker) per year.

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