SCOUTING THE STAT LINE: MORE EXCITING PEAK MLB PROJECTIONS FOR PROSPECTS
A few weeks ago, I published updated peak performance projections for all players under 30 with at least 600 career plate appearances. I did not include prospects with fewer than 600 PA in that article, as they have a relatively small sample of plate appearances. For these players, a stats-only
Jordan’s Research Ramblings: Which Hitters are Hitting it Harder and More Often in 2020?
Which hitters have made the biggest combined power and contact improvements compared to last year? This article looks at early season changes in power and contact across baseball.
The Bastard Son of xwOBA: xwOBA-lite for Minor Leaguers
How to best make sense of the recent proliferation of information on minor league hitters, specifically power metrics? This is a question I’ve been struggling with in the last few weeks/months (does anyone keep track of time anymore?) regarding minor league fly ball distance, exit velocity, and exit velocity on
Jordan’s Research Ramblings: Expected Power Based on Fly Ball Distance – MLB Observations
My social distancing experience thus far is best summed up in two ways: increased hours of Fallout 4 (underrated!) and Outer Worlds on PlayStation, and ruminations on baseball power metrics. Let’s continue with the latter!
Statcast Primer: What Do I Need To Know?
Hi. My name is Jim. I write about launch angles, exit velocities, expected on-base averages, barrels and all manner of things that try to answer the question “why?” Why do baseball stats like batting average, WHIP, home runs, earned run average, isolated slugging percentage and on-base percentage become what they