A PrOPS Tweak

In the latest round of PrOPS (NL, AL) I have made a small change. Washington has been such an extreme pitchers park this year that I had to make an in-season adjustment. So, the numbers for the Nationals have been updated to reflect this, giving the players a boost in their PrOPS.

Another Look at DIPS

J.C. analyzes the predictive power of DIPS and digs a little deeper to examine how much control, if any, pitchers have over hits on balls in play.

PrOPS Again

I want to thank the many readers who sent me their comments on PrOPS. In response to these suggestions, I made two changes when I recalculated the metric. – I controlled for the speed of the players using speed scores. – I broke the metric out into three predictive components (PrAVE, PrOBP, and PrSLG). To […]

Introducing PrOPS

While there is no such thing as a perfect metric to evaluate how well a player is playing absent luck, J.C. thinks there may be a way to get a better grasp on how well players are performing than just relying on the standard raw statistics.