December 8, 2013
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About Harry PavlidisHarry Pavlidis is a baseball analyst and writer in Chicago, IL. He is a native of New Jersey and a graduate of Syracuse University.
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Harry tests his bias, and likes the results. Mostly.
Will Harden's relationship with the worm burner change in Texas?
The AFL gave us some blue chippers, but also some dark horses.
Two ex-Dodgers have gone from great to just good—so far.
The 2009 AL Rookie of the Year scouted—digitally.
It's not all about No. 1. Four other top 2009 draft picks went from amateur ball to pitching in the AFL.
Was it the pitcher or the park?
The waiting wasn't it worth it for the Phillies
Is Gil Meche's fastball the root of his struggles?
Another look at batted ball classifications—Gameday's soft and sharp.
Gameday relies on stringers to classify batted balls. How consistent are they?
Sports Illustrated named its top set-up men of 2009. We take a closer look.
Six players "improved" their groundball rates in 2009. Two saw it happen without an actual improvement in performance.
With a new uniform in 2009, he took a new approach to his job.
The Cubs have a shot at back-to-back Rookies of the Year, thanks to the Blue Jays.
Royals starter looks at PITCHf/x, understands it, and, best of all, applies it.
If repeating the same actions and expecting a different outcome is a definition of insanity, then baseball is crazy.
We can no longer call these events PITCHf/x Summits—they are BASEBALLf/x Summits
Some challenges that can affect pitch classification and analysis.
Carl Pavano, up until a recent injury, has been having a decent season. What's up? Or, what's in?
Johan Santana has (or had) a blister, and his pitching coach says it has affected his fastball. Checking that out with PITCHf/x seems easy enough, but therein lies the rub.
Sportvision has released April's HITf/x data in advance of the 2009 PITCHf/x Summit. Here's a first pass through the data.
A subtle shift in pitch locations has come with a bigger shift in results for Brad Lidge.
Not many pitchers work the outside edge on both left- and right-handed hitters. Some who do may want to reconsider.
Rich Hill's journey from Chicago to Baltimore was a rough one, but his debut as Oriole yielded a satisfying but unspectacular win.
Milwaukee puts its rotation in line beyond a talented young man.
High ball swingers and low ball swingers—and those who swing at both. Or neither.
From the moot point department, a look at closers who moved into the rotation.
Should the Royals convert their closer to a starter?
A PITCHf/x profile of two Rule 5 picks—Donald Veal and David Patton.
A look at the new bells and whistles in Gameday—and what's coming next.
A pair of 22-year-old rookies have landed in the fourth slots of the Angels' and Nationals' rotations.