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Ravens, Orioles earn high marks for analytics use
Ravens, Orioles earn high marks for analytics use

Both the Ravens and Orioles were praised for their belief in sports analytics by an ESPN survey that rated all four major sports leagues on their commitment to statistical analysis. The Ravens were one of nine NFL teams rated as "believers," the second-highest level given in the NFL, though no team achieved the highest level. Nine teams were rated as “all-in” on analytics in Major League Baseball, with the Orioles a level down as “believers” as well. While individual teams weren’t ranked outside the top- and bottom-10, the Ravens were clearly darlings of the NFL section. The organization was lauded for both its ability to identify talent in the...

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