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Articles by Lewis Pollis (16)

Columns, Sports

Sabermetrics: Fielding percentage and errors don’t tell whole story

April 16, 2013 1 comment

When it comes to conventional fielding statistics in baseball, getting in good position to make the play can actually put you at a disadvantage.

Columns, Sports

Sabermetrics: Rethinking pitching statistics

April 12, 2013 2 comments

The best way to get a sense of a pitcher’s skill is to look at the numbers that are most under his control: strikeout, walk, home run and ground ball rates.

Columns, Sports

Sabermetrics: All you know about baseball statistics is wrong — hitting

April 5, 2013 1 comment

The theatrical release of “Moneyball” in 2011 marked the first time many baseball fans were ever exposed to the next generation of baseball statistics.


After three losses, Bears’ playoff hopes dashed

April 23, 2012 0 comments

The baseball team’s chances of finishing with a winning conference record and winning the Red Rolfe division were squelched this weekend as the Bears dropped three of four games in an away series Friday and Saturday at Harvard. “The theme this year … has just been inconsistency,” said Head Coach Marek Drabinski. “You never know what you’re going to get from game to


Bears ‘just outplayed’ in Dartmouth series

April 16, 2012 0 comments

The Bears fell three games behind Dartmouth in the Red Rolfe division this weekend as Bruno (7-24, 4-8 Ivy) dropped three of four games in a home series against the Big Green (12-15, 7-5 Ivy).


Baseball team splits games with Princeton, falls to Cornell

April 10, 2012 0 comments

The baseball team’s Ivy season continued at home this weekend as the Bears dropped both games of a doubleheader against Cornell Saturday and split two games with Princeton Sunday.


Bears win two in first conference games

April 6, 2012 0 comments

The baseball team returned from its spring break West Coast trip to win two of its first four conference games of the season April 1 and 2.


Bears washed to sea by Green Wave

March 20, 2012 0 comments

It was a rough weekend in the Big Easy for the baseball team, as the winless Bears (0-7) were swept in a three-game away series against Tulane (14-6). The first game was the closest of the weekend as the Green Wave prevailed in the bottom of the ninth, but Bruno was outscored 34-8 in lopsided defeats in the final two games of the series.


Bears ‘optimistic’ despite weekend sweep

March 6, 2012 0 comments

The baseball team’s season got off to a rough start this weekend as the Bears were swept in a three-game away series against the Florida International Panthers. Despite the losses, co-captain and shortstop Graham Tyler ’12 and co-captain and pitcher Kevin Carlow ’13 said they are pleased with how the team played.


Baseball to make first pitch at Florida International

March 2, 2012 0 comments

The baseball team’s 2012 season begins on the road tonight as Bruno starts a three-game weekend series against Florida International. When the Bears take the field, they will look quite different from last year’s squad, in terms of both personnel and strategy.