Measuring players’ swings inside and outside of the zone is a start: determining whether the decision to swing or take made sense needs more nuance, as it depends on the batter themselves.
The second of a two-part series, applying a new metric and reviewing its performance.
The first in a two part series, adapted from a SABR conference presentation, sets up the new plate discipline metric.
Joey Votto could expand our understanding of what plate discipline can mean.
Can plate discipline and pitch recognition be taught?
A look at how pitch distance from the center of the strike zone affects BABIP and power.
How Yasiel Puig is proving that he isn’t just another Jeff Francoeur.
A recent study suggests that players’ plate discipline erodes throughout the season due to fatigue. Here’s why you should be skeptical.
He doesn’t strike out, and he doesn’t hit for power. Does Cardinals Double-A outfielder Mike O’Neill have a major league future?