Determining The Value of a Baseball Pitch

Do you know how to calculate pitch value and its sabermetric correlation with run expectancy?

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Do Higher Pitch Spin Rates Correlate with Success?

Does more spin equal more movement? Does higher spin rate lead to less contact? Luckily pitch/fx and baseball sabermetrics can help answer that question.

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Strikeout to Walk Ratios and The Need for Command

Pitchers who produce lots of strikeouts as compared to walks allowed are usually very good, and pitchers who have poor K/BB ratios are usually very bad.

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How to Understand and Calculate WAR

Baseball fans often debate over how much a given pitcher contributes to their team. Pitcher A could beat Pitcher B with one arm tied behind their back. Pitcher C has a horrible earned run average and could not pitch his way out a paper bag. Look at Pitcher D’s...

How to Understand and Calculate WAR

How to Understand and Calculate WAR

Baseball fans often debate over how much a given pitcher contributes to their team. Pitcher A could beat Pitcher B with one arm tied behind their back. Pitcher C has a horrible earned run average and could not pitch his way out a paper bag. Look at Pitcher D’s...

Baseball’s Most Baffling MVP Ballots

Baseball’s Most Baffling MVP Ballots

Every year hundreds of baseball books are written. Some try to save the baseball world, through extensive research or assumption driving mechanical advice. Others provide an in-depth look behind your favorite team or player. And yet others are mere dribble....