When analyzing batters in major league baseball, a stat that has risen to prominence recently has been BABIP – or … Continue reading Is BABIP An Accurate Predictor of Batted Ball Luck?
You don’t need the mind of Pythagoras to understand scoring runs is good and allowing runs is bad. This extremely … Continue reading April Check-In: Pythagorean Wins
Who has the best pitch in baseball? If we polled a thousand people in the baseball industry, we would hear … Continue reading A Godley Curveball
FanGraphs often cites that one win is worth $9 million, but is that true? (Getty Images) Throughout the offseason thus … Continue reading The Value of a Win
How does a hitter’s average launch angle correlate with volatility in his batted-ball profile? Data from Baseball Savant In my last … Continue reading Launch Angle and Batted-Ball Volatility
On January 25, 2015, Rob Manfred replaced Bud Selig as the commissioner of Major League Baseball. At … Continue reading The MLB’s Home Run Problem