Author Archives: Andrew Kyne

Visualizing Shortstop Range

A visual look at the lateral range of baseball’s best and worst shortstops.

The Effectiveness of “Infield In” Defense

What do the numbers show about bringing the infield in?

Quantifying Aaron Nola’s Early Season Command

A look at what our command charting metrics say about Aaron Nola’s slow start.

The Cost of Defensive Mistakes

The Mariners started the season at a torrid pace, but were one of the worst defensive teams in baseball. How do our Defensive Misplays correlate with winning?

Breaking Down Plate Discipline by Pitch Type

Is Joey Votto’s greatness evident against both fastballs and breaking balls? Who else is that good?

Visualizing Plate Discipline

We can put a number on plate discipline. But what does it look like? Where are hitters taking their swings, and how far do they extend their zones?

What we can learn from Rougned Odor’s bunts against the shift

Rougned Odor bunted against shifts far more than any other player. We watched them. Here’s what we learned.