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For Orioles Hackathon participant, an 'impossibly complex' task: Make sense of data

For Orioles Hackathon participant, an 'impossibly complex' task: Make sense of data

When I reached out to the Orioles about Friday's Baseball Analytics Hackathon at Camden Yards, I was disappointed to hear back: No comment. Here were some of the country's best and brightest amateur baseball geeks, headed to Baltimore for a possible sabermetric revolution, yet seemingly shrouded in secrecy.

Friday came and went, with tweets from the event shedding some light on the goings-on, but nothing particularly revelatory. I was feeling glum. It was like I'd missed out on a really cool party.

Then Cincinnati's Aaron Lehr read my mind, got to a computer Monday and decided to blog about his day, taking readers inside the coding marathon. His 

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