Monthly Archives: June 2019

Which hitters reach favorable counts?

Which hitters get into favorable counts, like 2-0, 3-0, and 3-1? And which hitters then do damage?

What’s The Deal With Bryce Harper?

The $330 million man hasn’t quite lived up to expectations in his first season in Philly.

Which Teams Are Best at Drafting, Developing and Displaying DRS?

How has your favorite team fared at developing defense?

New baseball podcast episode: Mike Ferrin wants to be Byron Buxton

In this episode of the SIS Baseball Podcast (click here to listen), Mark Simon (@MarkASimonSays) begins by marveling at Zack Greinke‚Äôs defense (1:05). Mark then talks to MLB Radio and Arizona Diamondbacks broadcaster Mike Ferrin (@Mike_Ferrin). Mike makes his case for the best team in baseball (3:25) and discusses how much organizations value defense in […]

Visualizing Home Runs by Pitch Location

A look at which pitch locations generate home runs, and how it compares to several years ago when the home run wasn’t as common.

New football podcast episode: Fantasy Workloads and Expected Completions

A look at workload projections and a new stat called “Predictive Completions.”

Ball off the Wall: Which outfielders make mistakes, which have not?

Who has the most misplays on playing balls off the wall? Who has made few or none?