Fixing the MLB Draft by making it the Liga de Béisbol Profesional de la República Dominicana Draft (there’s confetti and a DJ); when Statcast fails us, we cry inside; Brooklyn is a winner again
Multiple trends are apparent.
Jonathan Judge assesses how accurately Statcast seems to be measuring balls in play, and how it has changed over time, in light of the upcoming transition from Trackman to Hawkeye.
BAM admits that its “expected” statistics were never designed to predict anything. Does it matter?
Machado is still hitting the ball really, really hard, but is that enough?
“To me it just means getting rid of all these stats. Everything they’re throwing at us nowadays.”
Brian McCann lives his life 23.4 feet per second at a time.
Cardinals teammates Matt Carpenter and Tommy Pham provide two sides to the same story.
Zack uses the Cubs as an example of how it isn’t always getting better, Nathan uses Jean Segura for a hint that it is, while Martin discovers the origins of modern hitting philosophy.
What will happen to baseball statistics as X approaches zero?
Exploring the last stop for Denton True Young, and looking at the advanced statistics of some of your syndicated television viewing options.
Pitching metrics disagree when it comes to the D’backs lefty, but does his Statcast data reveal his true skill level?
How exit velocity, spin rate, and other new metrics can help guide your player choices this season.