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April 21, 2014

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 432: The Weekend of Unwritten Rules

by Ben Lindbergh and Dan Brooks

Ben and Dan discuss the weekend's news and transactions, including a trio of unwritten rules violations.

April 8, 2014

BP Unfiltered: Mark Appel: A PITCHf/x First Look

by Dan Brooks

2013 first overall pick Mark Appel made an exhibition start in Houston, and PITCHf/x was watching.

March 3, 2014

Framing and Blocking Pitches: A Regressed, Probabilistic Model: A New Method for Measuring Catcher Defense

by Harry Pavlidis and Dan Brooks

The best blockers and receivers, revealed.

January 29, 2014

Premium Article Throw the Flag: Challenges and the Replay Review System

by Dan Brooks and Russell A. Carleton

Could the manager challenge system sink expanded instant replay?

January 16, 2014

BP Unfiltered: RISPy Business

by Dan Brooks

With the Pitch Usage tool on BrooksBaseball, you can see how certain pitchers vary their offerings depending on the situation.

September 23, 2013

Pebble Hunting: Pedro Hernandez and the Rashomon Project

by Sam Miller, R.J. Anderson, Dan Brooks and Dan Rozenson

Four authors used different methods to watch the same pitcher make the same start. These are their reviews of that pitcher's performance.

October 5, 2012

Advance Scout: The Difficulty of Scouting Yu Darvish

by Dan Brooks

Even if you figure out what Darvish has done, you might not know what he's about to do.

September 27, 2012

Baseball Prospectus News: Announcing the PITCHf/x Matchup Analysis Tool

by Dan Brooks

A new way to visualize and analyze every batter-pitcher matchup from the PITCHf/x era.

September 14, 2012

Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing Pitch Sequence Visualizations

by Daniel Mack and Dan Brooks

Want to know not just what pitches a pitcher throws, but where, when, and in what order he throws them? Now you can.

August 30, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Is Stephen Strasburg Wearing Down?

by Dan Brooks

Was Stephen Strasburg's velocity loss during his last start atypical? And if so, should we be worried?

August 17, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Clay Buchholz Does the Splits

by Dan Brooks

Clay Buchholz is known for throwing a nasty changeup, but he's added a new off-speed pitch to his arsenal in 2012.

August 14, 2012

PITCHf/x Profile: Dissecting the Decline of Josh Beckett

by Dan Brooks

Josh Beckett isn't the ace he was in 2007, but what about him has changed over the past five seasons?

August 10, 2012

BP Unfiltered: A PITCHf/x Companion Piece on Jered Weaver

by Dan Brooks

Jered Weaver has turned himself into a lefty-killer. Dan looks at how he has changed his approach.

August 9, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Yu Darvish with Two Strikes

by Dan Brooks

Yu Darvish is taking a different approach with two strikes than he did toward the start of the season.

August 8, 2012

PITCHf/x Mailbag: Swing Tendencies on 3-0 Counts

by Dan Brooks and Harry Pavlidis

In the inaugural PITCHf/x mailbag, Harry and Dan examine how batters and pitchers behave on 3-0 counts.

July 23, 2012

BP Announcements: Sabermetrics, Scouting, and the Science of Baseball

by Dan Brooks

Saberseminar just over a week away!

July 13, 2012

BP Announcements: Normalized Hitter/Pitcher Profiles Have Arrived

by Dan Brooks and Harry Pavlidis

Our new normalization option lets you compare hitters and pitchers to players of the same handedness.

July 12, 2012

Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the BP Pitcher Profiles

by Dan Brooks and Harry Pavlidis

A few days after the rollout of the BP Hitter Profiles, we present their companion piece, the Pitcher Profiles.

July 9, 2012

Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the BP Hitter Profiles

by Dan Brooks and Harry Pavlidis

We roll out a new feature designed to help you dig deeper into how pitchers approach hitters and how hitters respond.

June 19, 2012

BP Unfiltered: Knuckleballing to the Count

by Dan Brooks

Can knuckleballers like R.A. Dickey control the speed and movement of their knucklers depending on the count?


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