To make things better.
How a mystery that began with R.A. Dickey ended with a new, more precise way of measuring catcher performance.
Opening the black box–which isn’t a black box at all–to illuminate Justin Verlander’s brilliance this year.
And an explanation of random effects vs. fixed effects.
Why DRA is the best stat for picking Cy Young Award winners and who those winners should be as of now
You can now view the individual factors that go into each pitcher’s Deserved Run Average.
You asked about DRA; we’ve got answers.
Baseball Prospectus is excited to announce what we believe to be the best measure of pitching ever, as well as advances in measuring pitchers’ effectiveness stifling basestealers and avoiding errant pitches.
A further explanation of the reasons Deserved Run Average is designed as it is and works as it does.
We move ever closer to a catcher-framing metric that captures a player’s true value.