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  • Great Teams in the Playoffs

    It seems to me that teams that dominate in the regular season aren’t particularly successful in the playoffs in PB. I know I’ve had some real good teams flame out in the post-season. Part of it is the different qualifications for success in...
    12-09-2010, 7:34 PM by Brian B. to Mulligan Nation
  • C15 Predictions - Dateline APRIL 5, 2010

    JR CIRCUIT Eastern WINS COMMENTS California Crush 95 They could use another OF, but with Halladay, Vazquez and Pineiro at the top of the rotation and a very deep bullpen, a division title is expected. Salusan 90 Once again they will battle the Crush for...
    04-05-2010, 6:38 PM by KenG to Ken's Korner
  • Mulligan Nation - Update to last years report

    Prior to the season I laid out the assets and prognosis for each of my PB teams. I’m going to go through the teams and update how they fared. B8 – The second Mulligan franchise chronologically speaking has been the last one in terms of performance....
    03-24-2010, 12:02 PM by Brian B. to Mulligan Nation
  • 2009 TRAD Free Agent Draft Results

    Rank Player Min Max Count Mean Median Range 1 James Happ 2 2 2 2.0 2.0 0 2 Randy Wells 1 9 27 3.0 2.0 8 3 Kelly Shoppach 3 3 1 3.0 3.0 0 4 Joel Pineiro 1 8 11 3.3 2.0 7 5 Casey McGehee 1 10 27 3.3 2.0 9 6 Kevin Correia 1 7 19 3.7 4.0 6 7 Ross Ohlendorf...
    03-21-2010, 1:25 PM by Kez to The Bullpen
  • 2009 TRAD Rookie Draft Results

    Rank Player Min Max Count Mean Median Range 1 Matt Wieters 1 4 27 1.6 1.0 3 2 Thomas Hanson 1 8 27 2.7 2.0 7 3 Andrew McCutchen 2 10 27 5.0 5.0 8 4 Gordon Beckham 1 11 27 5.1 5.0 10 5 Buster Posey 2 19 27 5.3 4.0 17 6 Rick Porcello 1 17 27 7.0 7.0 16...
    03-05-2010, 4:42 PM by Kez to The Bullpen
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  • 2008 TRAD 99-T3 Pitching Stats

    W Player Team Owner W C.C. Sabathia GUILDFORD LEMON Kevin Walton 25 Cliff Lee NEW JERSEY TURNPIKES Mike Watkins 20 Roy Halladay SYRACUSE NATIONALS Un Managed 19 Timothy Lincecum CHICAGO STUNNERS Leonard McAbee 18 Johan Santana GUILDFORD LEMON Kevin Walton...
    11-09-2009, 2:06 AM by Kez to The Bullpen
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  • 2008 TRAD 99-T3 Batting Stats

    OPS Player Team Owner OPS Manny Ramirez ORLANDO STORM Kevin Adams 1.119 Albert Pujols GAINESVILLE DROUGHT Un Managed 1.102 Alex Rodriguez STERLING STALLIONS Stan Biernacki 1.018 Chipper Jones SYRACUSE NATIONALS Un Managed .990 Milton Bradley GUILDFORD...
    11-09-2009, 2:05 AM by Kez to The Bullpen
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  • 2008 TRAD 99-T2 Pitching Stats

    W Player Team Owner W Roy Halladay NEW YORK MULLIGANS Brian Brennan 23 Zack Greinke NEWARK NIGHT TRAIN John Bravard 20 Cliff Lee VANCOUVER TORNADO Kevin Walton 20 Roy Oswalt LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS Tim Alt 20 Derek Lowe GREENWOOD RANTERS James Carpenter 18...
    11-09-2009, 1:50 AM by Kez to The Bullpen
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  • 2008 TRAD 99-T2 Batting Stats

    OPS Player Team Owner OPS Albert Pujols WORCESTER MINUTEMEN Ken Wagner 1.031 Manny Ramirez NEW YORK MULLIGANS Brian Brennan .995 Alex Rodriguez ROSWELL ROCKETS Bob Campbell .959 Adrian Gonzalez NEW YORK MULLIGANS Brian Brennan .953 Carlos Delgado NEW...
    11-09-2009, 1:49 AM by Kez to The Bullpen
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  • C15 Predictions - Dateline March 31, 2009

    HOW IT WILL ALL PLAY OUT: Tim and Ken will battle it out with the Crush edging the Legends. Orlando holds on for the wild card over Salusan. Burlington then wins to get to the World Series, eventually beating Pistakee Bay, who won vs. Parkland. Wire to...
    04-01-2009, 10:10 AM by KenG to Ken's Korner
  • Mulligan Nation Annual Report

    Entering the 2008 season it appears that 5 of the 7 franchises that encompass the Mulligan Nation have good shots at post-season play. B8 – The second Mulligan franchise chronologically speaking has been the last one in terms of performance. After...
    03-22-2009, 7:50 PM by Brian B. to Mulligan Nation
  • 2008 TRAD Free Agent Draft Results

    Rank Player Min Max Count Mean Median Range 1 Nate McLouth 1 1 1 1.0 1.0 0 2 Cliff Lee 1 3 9 1.2 1.0 2 3 Ricky Nolasco 1 3 11 1.4 1.0 2 4 Alcides Escobar 2 2 1 2.0 2.0 0 5 Mark Teahen 2 2 1 2.0 2.0 0 6 Philip Hughes 2 2 1 2.0 2.0 0 7 John Lannan 3 3 1...
    03-22-2009, 2:48 PM by Kez to The Bullpen
  • 2008 TRAD Rookie Draft Results

    Rank Player Min Max Count Mean Median Range 1 Evan Longoria 1 2 27 1.1 1.0 1 2 Jay Bruce 1 6 27 2.5 2.0 5 3 David Price 2 6 27 4.3 4.0 4 4 Christopher Davis 2 9 27 5.2 5.0 7 5 Alexei Ramirez 1 16 27 6.8 6.0 15 6 Travis Snider 5 14 27 7.9 7.0 9 7 Clayton...
    03-07-2009, 1:25 PM by Kez to The Bullpen
  • First Half Review/Second Half Outlook

    Using the mid-season stats so generously supplied by Kevin I can now compulsively pick apart the offensive performance of my Champs league Mulligans. The whole team has under performed so far with 47 wins versus the Pythagorean estimate of 57 with the...
    08-08-2008, 7:29 PM by Brian B. to Mulligan Nation
  • Non-Participating Managers

    I have only been on the site for a couple of years, but I have already observed that some managers do not even bother to set lineups or arrange pitchers for the away games. Then those same managers get wins because the lineup was set by the computer....
    06-29-2008, 5:24 PM by Rybman to Rybman
  • C15 SEASON PREDICTIONS

    How it will all play out: In the Jr Circuit expect ERA's around 5 for every team in the East except California. I don't see any team challenging the Crush for the division title, while a wild card is a possibility for one of these teams if they...
    04-10-2008, 4:34 PM by KenG to Ken's Korner
  • 2007 TRAD FA Draft Results

    Rank Player Min Max Count Mean Median Range 1 Carlos Pena 1 3 23 1.5 1.0 2 2 Dustin McGowan 1 5 24 1.9 2.0 4 3 John Lackey 2 2 1 2.0 2.0 0 4 Kelly Johnson 1 8 13 3.9 4.0 7 5 Geovany Soto 2 12 27 5.4 5.0 10 6 Jeremy Guthrie 2 14 27 5.4 5.0 12 7 Barry Bonds...
    04-04-2008, 7:50 PM by Kez to The Bullpen
  • 2007 TRAD Rookie Draft Results

    Rank Player Min Max Count Mean Median Range 1 Ryan Braun 1 3 27 1.3 1.0 2 2 Timothy Lincecum 1 8 27 3.7 3.0 7 3 Hunter Pence 1 11 27 5.3 6.0 10 4 Clay Buchholz 2 15 27 6.1 5.0 13 5 Justin Upton 2 12 27 6.6 7.0 10 6 Daisuke Matsuzaka 1 14 27 6.6 6.0 13...
    03-30-2008, 2:16 PM by Kez to The Bullpen
  • 2006 TRAD FA Draft Results

    Limited to the top 300 picks Rank Player Min Max Count Mean Median Range 1 Rocco Baldelli 1 1 1 1.0 1.0 0 2 Kevin Youkilis 1 1 1 1.0 1.0 0 3 Torii Hunter 2 2 1 2.0 2.0 0 4 B.J. Upton 3 3 1 3.0 3.0 0 5 Chris Duncan 1 11 21 3.4 2.0 10 6 John Maine 1 11...
    03-30-2008, 2:14 PM by Kez to The Bullpen
  • 2006 TRAD Rookie Draft Results

    Rank Player Min Max Count Mean Median Range 1 Delmon Young 1 8 27 2.1 2.0 7 2 Jered Weaver 1 8 27 4.1 4.0 7 3 Stephen Drew 1 11 27 4.7 4.0 10 4 Russ Martin 2 13 27 5.4 5.0 11 5 Cole Hamels 1 14 27 5.5 5.0 13 6 Nick Markakis 2 17 27 7.2 7.0 15 7 Anibal...
    03-30-2008, 2:10 PM by Kez to The Bullpen
  • Evaluating prospects: Matt Kemp, Jeremy Hermida, Hunter Pence

    So I just traded Matt Kemp for Jeremy Hermida. Being the great GM that I am I decided to do some research after I made the deal. Why did I make the deal, you ask? Because its PB that we play. I made the trade in a 24 team league, thus stats are pretty...
    03-07-2008, 10:35 AM by KenG to Ken's Korner
  • What Wins

    After losing a League Championship series with a team that had the league in offense and pitching (In a 7 game 13 inning thriller) I wanted to check the correllation between leading the regular season in hitting and pitching and winning the Championship....
    01-18-2008, 11:14 PM by Brian B. to Mulligan Nation
  • Basic instructions for submitting away lineups.

    Concerning the robot. First, let me say I've played many different computer games vs. the computer and the PB robot is smarter than most of those AI's. Now you must submit lineups that are different than you home lineups. 1 - Make sure you split...
    01-12-2008, 12:30 PM by KenG to Ken's Korner
  • Pythagorean Theory

    Bill James introduced the idea that one can estimate the amount of wins a team should have from looking at their runs scored and runs allowed totals. It's not perfect but it's a good indicator of whether a team over or under performed. Over the...
    12-16-2007, 10:59 AM by Brian B. to Mulligan Nation
  • Rookie Draft Revisited

    As I did last year I looked back at last Spring's PB Rookie draft and took a look at where each player was drafted and their Value Over Replacement Player (VORP) which is the number of runs over what a replacement level player at the same position...
    12-01-2007, 11:40 AM by Brian B. to Mulligan Nation
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