Category Defensive Runs Saved

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

How has your favorite team fared at developing defense?

How does J.T. Realmuto have 10 Defensive Runs Saved?

Suddenly J.T. Realmuto is one of the top-rated defensive catchers in MLB.

Which Pitchers Are Forced to Throw the Most Extra Pitches?

Whose defenses have let them down? We’ve got a list of the top 10.

Stat of the week: Adrián Beltré’s Excellence

Adrián Beltré’s highly-successful MLB career ended last week when he announced his retirement after 21 seasons and more than 2,900 games. Beltré’s career began at age 19, but it took off in 2004 when he hit .334/.388/.629 with 48 home runs. That launched a career that finished with 477 home runs and 1,707 RBIs. He […]

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 […]

Who were the top performing defensive rookies in 2018?

Harrison Bader was among those who led the way, but there are a couple of names here you probably didn’t expect or know.

Stat of the week: Who are the best defensive free agents?

By MARK SIMON Baseball moves quickly these days. Free agency is already upon us, with some highly-coveted names in this year’s market. But who are the free agents who will be most coveted for their defense? Thirty-year-old second baseman DJ LeMahieu won his third career Gold Glove (he finished a close second to Kolten Wong in the […]