Category Defensive Runs Saved

Defense in-depth: Ronald Acuna Jr. and Juan Soto

What do they do well in the outfield … and what do they need to work on?

A closer look at the 2 best defensive seasons we’ve tracked

Andrelton Simmons and Kevin Kiermaier represent the best of the best.

What to Expect Now That Shifts are Included in Defensive Runs Saved

Who was most and least valuable in shifts? Does being good straight-up mean you’ll be good in shifts?

Fielding Bible Excerpt: Matt Chapman vs. Nolan Arenado

Who’s the better defender among these two outstanding players?

Q&A: Hall-of-Famer Ozzie Smith on Defensive Excellence

One of the best defensive players of all-time reminisces and educates in this excerpt from The Fielding Bible-Volume V

Why Paul DeJong Belongs Among MLBs Elite Shortstops

In this excerpt from The Fielding Bible, a surprise name emerges as a defensive standout.

Notable Updates to Defensive Runs Saved

By Brian Reiff Prior to the 2020 MLB season, Sports Info Solutions (SIS) announced major upgrades to its flagship defensive metric, Defensive Runs Saved (DRS). These upgrades centered around the incorporation of infielder starting positions in the calculations and the improvements that were consequently able to be made. Knowing where infielders started on the play […]