Zimmerman: 2016 disabled list information and the future of injury analysis

From SABR member Jeff Zimmerman at The Hardball Times on December 7, 2016:

It’s that time of year when I get around to slogging through the past season’s disabled list data and investigate trends. The big change this season is that I don’t have any bonus coverage. After examining injury information for seven seasons, I have hit a road block with new topics. Instead of rehashing studies already done, I am going to suggest some ways injury analysis can expand.

To put in simply, 2016 was the season to break all disabled list highs. Here are the major league totals for days missed and DL trips.

Read the full article here: http://www.hardballtimes.com/2016-disabled-list-information-and-the-future-of-injury-analysis/

Originally published: December 8, 2016. Last Updated: December 8, 2016.