Matt's Red Sox Site and Baseball Simulation
Dream Season
Check out my new fantasy story about a 10 year old Red Sox fan, Babe Ruth, and the 2004 Red Sox.

The Baseball Guy
Experience the ups and downs with our animated multimedia guy Skip.

Baseball Simulation
Choose your opponents from some great teams of the past, and try your luck against the computer.

Red Sox History
Where did the Sox end up? Follow the year to year stats and commentary of baseball's most interesting franchise.

Find Team or Player
Find a team or a player from anytime since 1900.

Red Sox Diary
Relive the ups and downs of the Red Sox and MLB from a long time fan's point of view.

Here are official and unofficial links for every baseball fan.

Comments? Questions? What new ideas do you have on baseball?

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The baseball simulation is a Java applet that takes all of the statistics for the players of two teams. The same detailed statistics are found in the Red Sox history and find player or team sections of this site. The outcome of each at bat is based on statistics and a series of random numbers. There is a weighted random outcome for each at bat, and possibly for the advancement of the runners. The outcomes can be very surprising!

What makes it interesting is the pitching. The simulation engine uses the pitch count to determine the performance of the pitcher. As the pitch count gets near the pitcher's limit, his performance will go down and he will start giving up more hits and walks. It's time to give him the hook!

Future enhancements include -

  • Adding strategy such as bunting and stealing bases.
  • Adding additional intelligence for the computer's play.
  • Additional opportunities for coaching - e.g. send a runner in from 3rd.
  • Allowing you to tune the game as a pitcher's duel or slugfest.

    Feel free to send feedback with new ideas.

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