Category MLB

Cody Bellinger is Having a Plate Discipline Renaissance

Cody Bellinger’s numbers are amazing, and that goes beyond his Triple Crown stats.

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?

The Orioles are fully embracing shifting

The Orioles have embraced it at a very high level … so far.

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 is Strike Zone Runs Saved?

This is our method of telling you who is good at pitch framing and who isn’t.