The SABR Analytics Conference, presented by Bloomberg Sports and Major League Baseball, announces its Fantasy Baseball Panel, which will explore the future of fantasy and their analytical tools compared to those used by Major League teams.
The Fantasy Baseball Panel — scheduled for Friday, March 16* — will include:
- Derek Carty, Baseball Prospectus: Derek is the Fantasy Manager at Baseball Prospectus. He previously served as fantasy baseball manager of The Hardball Times.
- Craig Glaser, Bloomberg Sports: Craig is an Application Developer at Bloomberg Sports. The founder of Sabometrics.com, he is a lifelong Mets fan whose writing has previously appeared on Amazin’ Avenue at SBNation and on The Hardball Times.
- Eno Sarris, FanGraphs: Eno, a graduate of Stanford University, is a writer for FanGraphs, Amazin’ Avenue of SB Nation and RotoGraphs, a FanGraphs-based blog affiliate.
- Cory Schwartz, MLB.com (moderator): Cory is Vice President of Statistics for MLB.com and co-host of Fantasy 411 on MLB.com and MLB Network. He is also a pioneer of the Pitch f/x system.
The SABR Analytics Conference will begin on Thursday, March 15 and conclude on Saturday, March 17 at the Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa in Arizona. The schedule will consist of a combination of Guest Speakers, Panels and Research Presentations — plus the inaugural SABR Case Competition, in which graduate students will analyze and present a real baseball operations decision.
For complete information and to register for the conference, visit SABR.org/analytics.
* subject to change
Originally published: February 14, 2012. Last Updated: February 14, 2012.