Batting

Patrick
Davitt
July 03, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
Batting's core skill is to hit the ball hard. We checked batters for Hard Contact Index (HctX) over the last few weeks.
Patrick
Davitt
June 26, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
We looked through MLB batters for those who have more or fewer RBI than their abilities and team contexts suggest.
Patrick
Davitt
June 19, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
Stealing bases is a "skill" we can measure and compare by combining batters' SB opportunities with their success rates.
Patrick
Davitt
June 12, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
We look for batters over- and underperforming BA and PX.
Patrick
Davitt
June 05, 2012 12:02 AM GMT
Back before the season started, the BBG looked at batters with seemingly “lucky” HR and BA performance in 2011. Now we look back to see if the performances were as lucky as we thought.
Patrick
Davitt
May 29, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
Can Nolan Reimold keep whacking HRs at a 40-HR/550-AB pace? Analyzing how many times his hard-hit flies go out says Reimold, and others, are enjoying some good luck.
Patrick
Davitt
May 22, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
The core skill of any successful batter is to make hard contact, and we look at batters who appear to be demonstrating that skill.
Patrick
Davitt
May 15, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
At mid-May, it's time to start looking at batters to target for the balance of the year (and batters to avoid).
Patrick
Davitt
May 08, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
We can learn from Albert Pujols' past HR slumps.
Patrick
Davitt
May 01, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
BHQ's Skills Indicator pages help owners sort the headfirst slides from the face plants in BA, Power and Speed.
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