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Xavier A

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Profile Summary
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Last Login 4/23/2016
Location Whittier, CA
Education College Diploma
Status Inactive
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Xavier Alatorre is an IBWAA sports writer that has researched and discussed numerous topics surrounding baseball. In the last three years, Xavier used his experience as a blogger to earn positions as a contributor at The Sports Quotient and at Baseball Prospectus. His articles have looked at pitch sequencing and the biomechanics of spin rate. Through his writing, he has experience with custom CMS platforms, as well as Wordpress. He also has fundamental knowledge of HTML and CSS. Furthermore, Xavier's experience as a writer allows him to research any topic and craft compelling arguments.
Specialties
Research, Statistical Analysis
Interests
Sports, Baseball
Education
California State University, Los Angeles Apr 2012 – Dec 2014
Economics, Bachelor of Arts

While completing his degree at CSULA, Xavier applied his coursework to real-world problems. At work, he used his training in econometrics and statistics to find relationships between categories of products sold. Given the nature of his writing, he also uses statistical analysis - namely regression and correlation analysis - to find and elaborate trends in baseball.


Association Memberships
Internet Baseball Writers Association of America Jun 2015
The Internet Baseball Writers of America Association (IBWAA) was formed to provide a pillar for online baseball media. It is the online alternative to print media's Baseball Writers Association of America. Xavier joined the IBWAA in June of 2015 to support and incorporate himself in the internet's baseball writers community.

Projects by Industry
Sports

At The Sports Quotient, Xavier covered the Los Angeles Dodgers, but now only contributes a weekly column. His articles have examined Max Scherzer's dominance in the first half of 2015, Dallas Keuchel's pitch sequencing, and payroll mismanagement by the Seattle Mariners.

Xavier also writes for Baseball Prospectus. His bi-monthly articles focus on the Milwaukee Brewers. He has written about Jimmy Nelson's struggles on the mound, Jean Segura's adjustments at the plate, and the perceived value of Mike Fiers before he was traded.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

In total, Xavier has written fifty-six articles between The Sports Quotient and Baseball Prospectus. The data that he used in his articles have come from various online databases such as Fangraphs and Baseball Reference. His work frequently features the information on these websites.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

Xavier also has experience covering breaking news and writing game recaps. His coverage includes Hisashi Iwakuma's and Mike Fiers' no-hitters, Bud Black's dismissal from the Padres, and analysis at the trade deadline.

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