Monthly Archives: July 2018

Who is baseball’s best backup catcher?

By EZRA RAWDON Having spent most of my career as a backup catcher at the scholastic and collegiate level, I have developed into a fan of MLB backup catchers. In an attempt to satisfy my curiosity on who might be the most valuable in baseball at the moment, I decided to dig in using some […]

Which players have been most affected by good and bad defensive plays?

We use Sports Info Solutions’ video-tracking to analyze which players have been robbed of the most hits and benefited most from errors.

Stat of the Week: MLB All-Stars vs. Total Runs Leaders

MLB All-Star Voting vs. Total Runs Leaders July 11, 2018 By MARK SIMON Who were the players most deserving of being All-Star starters in 2018? Let’s use Total Runs to put together a pair of teams based on numbers. Total Runs is a statistic created by Baseball Info Solutions that combines offense, defense, baserunning, and […]

Keon Broxton has how many Defensive Runs Saved?!

By MARK SIMON Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Keon Broxton is in the midst of an all-time defensive stretch. Broxton has saved 11 runs defensively in nine games over 10 days since his recall from Triple-A. He’s tied for second in Defensive Runs Saved by a center fielder with none other than his teammate Lorenzo Cain, […]

Stat of the Week: Who were June’s top defensive players?

The race for Defensive Player of the Month was a tight battle and, in the end, a pair of players tied for the top spot in our voting. So let’s salute Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner and Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon as June’s top defenders. Turner is one of the most improved defensive players in baseball. He […]