Building An RPI-Friendly Schedule
Stupid nerds ruin everything. From Napster to Jar Jar Binks to the grade curve in fourth period chemistry, lots of things were going along just fine until some geek with a pocket protector and an under-developed set of pecs showed up and showed off just how smart he was.
I hear that a lot from baseball folks. Many despise the RPI (Ratings Performance Index) and the value the NCAA Selection Committee places on its ranking. Those three letters cause a lot of whining, a lot of furrowed eye brows, and a lot of words uttered that wouldn’t be welcome at[…]