Measuring a pitcher’s production and talent level is a problem analysts have been trying to solve for awhile. The main issue is how much credit for runs scored should be given to a pitcher, and how much should be given to other elements like defense or random variation/luck. To help determine these values, ERA estimators […]
Another way of looking at balls and strikes.
How the hitter friendly showcase of the league’s best prospects benefits pitchers in the age of pitch counts and innings limits.
The pitchers who did the most with the fewest pitches.
Now that we have the full data from the regular season, how did the 2015 strike zone fare overall?
Many can’t cut it past one season, but the success stories ought to be celebrated.
The front edge of home plate is not the only area of the plate that needs to be taken into consideration.
Run scoring was way up in August. Wait, what?
Does the backdrop behind Jered Weaver help explain his success at home?
There’s more to lefty-righty splits than meets the eye.
Rob Manfred is proceeding slowly on any change in the strike zone. Here’s what a change might bring.
Mike Cuellar’s excellent career and off-beat personality made him a fascinating character.
Can we identify subtle changes in release point that may not be evident to the naked eye?
Who really is the worst player ever?
As the draft begins, KATOH tackles college pitchers.
An unfortunate accident took reliever Danny Frisella from the world too soon.
This in-depth look at run values examines the value of each ball not put in play, and thus, the value of catchers who know how to frame.
Changing speeds and location? More questions lead to … more questions.
Pitches might vary substantially in value based solely on when they’re thrown
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