Paul Mammino

Paul is a former college baseball player from New Jersey who developed a passion for data and numbers when he realized his career was coming to an end. He has written for a number of different fantasy sites over the years trying to come up with new ways to evaluate players. He has no kids but does have a cat named Rusty.
Schedule Factors | Week 15

Schedule Factors | Week 15

Schedule Factors | Week 15 Welcome to Week 15 of the 2021 MLB season. The schedule factors below are based on the published schedules for each team as of 2PM CT on Saturday, 7/3/21. How Do Schedule Factors Differ From Park Factors? Park Factors are an evaluation of...

Schedule Factors Week 14

Schedule Factors Week 14

Schedule Factors | Week 14 Welcome to Week 14 of the 2021 MLB season. The schedule factors below are based on the published schedules for each team as of 4PM CT on Friday, 6/25/21. How Do Schedule Factors Differ From Park Factors? Park Factors are an evaluation of how...

Introduction To The Prospect Model

Introduction To The Prospect Model

If you follow me on Twitter or have ever played around with the Data Monster, chances are you've come across the Prospect Model before. Back at the end of 2019, I began working on a model to help me better understand and project the hundreds of minor league baseball...

GPS Location Report: Tarik Skubal

GPS Location Report: Tarik Skubal

In this week's GPS Location Report we are going to take a slightly different approach. Recently, Matt Williams approached me asking if it would be possible to track some of the Data Monster metrics on a game-by-game basis. As we all know pitchers can evolve mightily...

GPS Location Report: Logan Webb

GPS Location Report: Logan Webb

One of baseball's biggest surprises thus far in 2021 has been the play of the San Francisco Giants. Not only are they in first place in the NL West, but their 0.618 winning percentage is also best in baseball to this point. While their offense has certainly over...

GPS Location Report: Robbie Ray

GPS Location Report: Robbie Ray

In 2020, Robbie Ray was one of the worst pitchers in all of baseball. The frustrating left-hander once looked primed to become an ace, but walks and home run issues derailed a once-promising career. After a change of scenery moving to Toronto, the numbers improved...

Week 9 Schedule Factors 

Week 9 Schedule Factors 

Week 9 Schedule Factors  Welcome to Week 9 of the 2021 MLB season. The schedule factors below are based on the published schedules for each team as of 12:00 PM CT on Friday, 5/21/21. How Do Schedule Factors Differ From Park Factors? Park Factors are an evaluation of...

GPS Location Report: Eduardo Rodriguez

GPS Location Report: Eduardo Rodriguez

One of the biggest storylines of the draft season was the explosion of the "pocket aces" strategy. Championed by the incredibly successful BatFlipCrazy, the idea centers around taking ace pitchers with your first two selections. The strategy gained immense popularity...

GPS Location Report: Griffin Canning

GPS Location Report: Griffin Canning

It seems like we say this every year, but it appears the Los Angeles Angels have a pitching problem. The team is once again sub-.500 to begin the season despite a top-five offense by wRC+. The trio of Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani, and Jared Walsh have been absolutely...

Schedule Factors Week 7: Data Monster Edition

Schedule Factors Week 7: Data Monster Edition

If you have been following the work on the site all year you have certainly taken a look at Crosby Spencer's Schedule Factor articles. Every week Crosby looks at the week ahead and ranks hitter/pitcher matchups based on RotoFanatic's own Park Factors. His article...