Tuesday, February 18, 2014

LONDINIUM CALLING:  Fangraphs forecasts this upcoming MLB season, as expressed via a map of the Roman Empire circa 200 A.D. in which each team's relative distance from Rome in travel days is roughly equivalent to the chance each team has of making the playoffs in 2014


  1. I do not at all understand the usefulness of this, which makes me love it all the more.

  2. Joseph Finn11:07 PM

    A) Fabulous

    B) The White Sox having a worse choice than the Cubs & Astros? Well, if only because the Sox are in the American League, I guess.

  3. Adam C.9:30 AM

    What? The Mets are Portis Blendum and the Phillies are only Scytholopolis? That's unconscionable. This guy clearly knows nothing about the Roman Empire.