CBS Sports’ Mets projections, or how I learned to not worry about AI

I occasionally check the CBS Sports website including the MLB standings. The standings section includes hard data like won-lost, games behind, and run differential for each team, and also some projections. I began noticing, some time ago, that the projections were outrageous, in too many instances. The CBS computer, presumably powered by AI (artificial intelligence) [...]

Following the Mets’ indicators after a month of action

After a month of baseball, many aspects of the games are taking shape. There have been lots of rule changes the last couple of years many fans like and many fans dislike.  How these rule changes affect the Mets also varies. As Steven Shrager wrote last week, the Mets DH is a work in progress. [...]