Taking a quantitative approach to identify which players are similar to each other.
Using R and Dynamic Programming to simulate a baseball game.
As many of you are aware, Baseball-Reference calculates a similarity score for each player against other players. Although this is an accepted way to calculate the similarity between two players, I wanted to see if my methodology compares.
An initial look into how to calculate the similarity between two players in Major League Baseball.
An introduction to some thoughts on using data and analytics for determining player similarity in Major League Baseball.