If you’re looking to evaluate a pitcher’s expected contribution compared to league average and get a good idea of how they’ll perform in the future, DRA- is the tool for you.continue reading chevron_rightchevron_right
Deserved Run Average Minus (DRA-) is BP’s metric for assessing pitcher performance.
Unlike other public pitching metrics, DRA- focuses on the pitcher’s expected contribution and uses a mixed-model approach to isolate the work of the pitcher from other factors like defense, park, and quality of opponent.
DRA is ready to go for 2018, with several prominent innovations.continue reading chevron_rightchevron_right
DRA, examined through the lens of MLB's surprising ERA leader.continue reading chevron_rightchevron_right
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.continue reading chevron_rightchevron_right
You asked about DRA; we've got answers.continue reading chevron_rightchevron_right
With DRA, solving BABIP--and other reasons to be excited about what we're measuring.continue reading chevron_rightchevron_right