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Sam Miller joined us to talk about his recent article about evaluating Statcast’s new Pop Time metric. Surprising exactly no one, we also talk about Shohei Ohtani, again. And take a look at Robinson Cańo’s Hall of Fame candidacy.

Below is a table showing the comparative ratings of some of the pitchers with the best command scores.

Command+ ranking CMD ranking Name
1 9 Kyle Hendricks
2 19 Jordan Zimmermann
3 21 Alex Wood
4 10 Jeremy Hellickson
5 64 Masahiro Tanaka
6 86 Josh Tomlin *
7 25 Aaron Nola
8 12 Tyler Mahle
9 6 Jacob deGrom
10 3 Zack Greinke
12 4 Corey Kluber
20 2 Marco Gonzales
23 1 Kyle Davies
53 8 Doug Fister
101 5 Marco Estrada
122 7 CC Sabathia
* Tomlin ranked sixth in CMD in 2017
Data pulled a few days apart, 151 total pitchers in COMMAND+ rankings and 130 in CMD

Shohei Ohtani is flexible

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