Similar Players in MLB

Taking a quantitative approach to identify which players are similar to each other.

Personal Website

Using blogdown to create and host a website on

Setting up an Email Signature

It takes some consideration to determine what you put into an email signature but there are some great services out there to help.

Setting up a personal email using AWS

It's not straight forward to set up a professional email using AWS and another email client.

Similar Players in MLB: Comparison against Baseball-Reference

Validation of the similarity calculation using Baseball Reference.

Similar Players in MLB: Calculating Similarity

First attempt at calculating the similar between different players using annual statistics provided by Lahman.

Similar Players in MLB

An introduction to some thoughts on using data and analytics for determining player similarity in Major League Baseball.

Predicting Pitch Types

Predict the next pitch based on pitcher/batter histories.

Simulating a Baseball Game

Using R and Dynamic Programming to simulate a baseball game.

MLB Player Similarity

Using stats to determine how similar baseball players are to each other.