Many people brought up the point that strikeouts can only kick in at three pitches, and walks at four pitches.
Transaction Analysis, June 18-24, 2002.
The last Aim for the Head, about how offensive production varies with the number of pitches in the plate appearance, generated a lot of questions. Let’s dig into the mailbag: Ted Frank wrote: Excellent article. One thing missing, though. Of course BA is going to go down from the second pitch through the sixth; the…
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