Just in time for the holiday weekend, we reach back in time to reminisce over some more great throws.
Using tools, we can see who really did make the best throws.
Sometimes, the right solution isn’t the simple solution.
Many ballparks have unique features. Do all of them affect game play at a significant level?
Debunking the myths on why southpaw catchers can’t succeed in the majors.
The metrics for catcher defense have expanded in recent years. Are they all telling the same story?
In this first look at new Inside Edge hang time data, we explore many topics, including Juan Lagares, Fenway Park and Jeremy Hellickson.
It’s never too cold for good baseball literature
Looking at which errors caused the greatest losses in win probability.
The last hitter on the list might surprise you.
Are defenses out-innovating hitters?
A look at Win Shares, RARP, and (mostly) WAR.
A look at the greatest three-year defensive contributions at each position in the live ball era.
As we bid a fond farewell to 1972 Topps, a popular TV show meets a Gold Glove outfielder known as “The Bandit.”
What if you could adjust DER? What would it tell you?
How good are catchers in blocking pitches?
A defensive evaluation conundrum.
Max tries to further improve his estimate on runs saved by virtue of framing pitches
Digging further into the skill.
Max estimates the impact a catcher can have by framing pitches effectively.