Batting

Patrick
Davitt
August 21, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
Robinson Cano's OPS is 444 points lower vs. LHP than vs RHP. We found other batters with big left-right splits.
Patrick
Davitt
August 14, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
Need speed? <<That guy ain't available. So look at fast guys on running teams.
Patrick
Davitt
August 07, 2012 12:04 AM GMT
Week-to-week consistency is an important factor in managing your batting roster down the stretch.
Patrick
Davitt
July 31, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
We find batters whose PX since May 28 have been far higher (like Jason Kubel, pictured) or lower than before that date.
Patrick
Davitt
July 24, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
Five batters, including Robinson Cano (pictured) are whacking more line drives than other players but getting fewer hits.
Patrick
Davitt
July 17, 2012 12:04 AM GMT
Everyone knows Mike Trout will hit 30 homers, steal 50 bags and leap tall buildings at a single bound. All the better to sell him while the price is high.
Patrick
Davitt
July 10, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
For some under- and overperformers like Alcides Escobar, luck has been a significant contributor.
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.
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