Category Data Visualization

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.

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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?

Which catchers get strikes at the top of the zone?

Robinson Chirinos has struggled to frame the high strike. Which catchers are best at getting strikes at the top of the zone?

Finding Candidates for a Four-Man Outfield

Four-man outfields may be more common in 2019. Which hitters are candidates to face the strategy?

Visualizing the Range of MLB’s Best and Worst Outfielders in 2018

By ANDREW KYNE The primary component of Baseball Info Solutions’ Defensive Runs Saved metric is the Range & Positioning system, which rates each fielder’s success at converting batted balls into outs. Fielding Bible Award winners Alex Gordon (LF), Lorenzo Cain (CF), and Mookie Betts (RF) were among the best at their respective positions in 2018 […]