In Search of the Sinker

John shows how you can identify different pitch types using data from MLB’s Enhanced Gameday. He then digs deeper into the sinker and wonders how anybody can throw the pitch.

Pitcher Platoon Leveraging (SP Lev., Part 5)

Previous articles showed platoon leveraging was a key component to pitcher leveraging. This article, examining SP platoon leveraging head-on, uncovers some interesting information that offers a modest revision to a point Bill James made in his Historical Abstract.