December 8, 2013
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About Max MarchiMax is a statistician who does analysis on infectious diseases as a day job. When he is at home his attention shifts toward baseball data.
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Exploring the game-calling differences between Yankees catchers when C.C Sabathia is on the mound.
Why we still need to adjust run values for pitch count.
Batters who chase pitches way out of the zone.
Max explores the effect that workloads early in the season have on a pitcher's fastball speed by the end of the summer.
Being a rent-a-analyst for one day—for MGL.
The Giants lefty has traded one of his curves for a slider, with good results.
Can a fast runner help a fastball hitter?
He can bunt, he's a good two strikes hitter, he can play D and he runs the bases well.
Max tests the validity of an old baseball credo.
A tour inside Johan Santana's change-up and its deception.
Do pitchers throw differently to other pitchers?
Rules for success from PITCHf/x: Paint the corners, don't hang the breaking balls and fire the high heater.
Max shows a way to weight batted balls to get closer to an optimal defensive alignment
Fine tuning the positioning of fielders according to pitch selection
Painting the corners: How important is it for a pitcher?