With a few minor tweaks, Simple Fielding Runs version 1.0 is ready for release.
Sorting and separating the best and worst baserunners from the rest.
Repositioning the infield and its effects on history, defense, and batting.
Before moving on to assessing outfielders through SFR, some thoughts on the import of Senator Mitchell’s findings.
Fueled by reader feedback, Dan makes some adjustments to his new defensive metric.
RF, FR, FRAA, FRAR, UZR, ZR, PMR, DRA, SAFE, and, for the first time, Dan introduces SFR.
It’s the season of giving, and Dan’s got something every stathead wants in his or her stocking–BIPChart 2.5
With awards season upon us, Dan looks to the minors to crown this year’s best and worst baserunners down on the farm.
Dan invests a bit of time to come up with something pretty authoritative on the subject.
Memories of this fan’s rite of passage engender a look back at 1977 on the bases.
Postseason umpiring and an early holiday present for our readers.
Dan runs down the 2007 leaderboards in baserunning metrics, and crowns a player who helped his team the most on the basepaths.
Ranging across a couple of old and new themes, explaining that there’s something about the weather, and Pythagoras can rock steady.
A look back out our look forward, and an analysis of how well things played out on this particular Rockie road.
Dan addresses two common reader questions concerning his baserunning metrics and the Fish data.