Jul 25, 2021
Individually Optimizing Launch Angle
For the link to my code, my GitHub page is here. Introduction The launch angle revolution has changed the way baseball teams develop hitters. There…
Jul 06, 2021
Plate Discipline and Hit Tools
As the Tigers focused on pitching during the early stages of the rebuild, it has started to make its presence felt at the Major League…
Jun 30, 2021
Physics in Real Life: Bombs Hidden within the Bender
Hitters are often told by their coaches to “hunt the fastball,” to look to drive a fastball rather than seek out a breaking ball that…
May 26, 2021
Let’s Check In On Vlad Jr.
In his 2019 Big Board update, Fangraphs’ prospect expert Eric Longenhagen only awarded one player a future value of 65+ in both his future hit…
May 25, 2021
Identifying Overlooked Position Players with K-Means Clustering
Baseball analytics have long been focused on helping teams gain a competitive advantage by finding players their competitors have overlooked for one reason or another….
Apr 08, 2021
What Actually Contributes to BABIP?
In the field of statistics, we use the the law of large numbers to explain that as the sample size of something increases, the average…
Feb 09, 2021
BCTips: Heat Map Update on BCTeam
Last night a big update was made to the Batted Ball tab on player profiles for BCTeam! After some time of just showing average exit…
Feb 08, 2021
What Goes Into an MLB Draft Model: Batted Ball Profiles
Continuing down the unbeaten path of draft models; the last version of this was less than a week ago when I discussed a tricky metric…
Nov 16, 2020
Importance of Maintaining Exit Velocity to All Fields
Even though I spend ~95% of my life thinking about baseball related questions, one was recently posed to me that I had never previously given…
Aug 27, 2020
DJ Lemahieu: The Unexpected MVP of the Yankees
When DJ LeMahieu signed his two year, 24-million-dollar deal with the Yankees, there were mixed reactions. Some thought that since he was a man without…
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