Category MLB

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 […]

Fielding Bible Volume V preview: The Twins defense

The Twins weren’t a great defensive team in 2019, but they have some positives in line for 2020.

New podcast: Royals GM Dayton Moore on analytics, leadership, breaking into baseball

On the state of the Royals rebuild, what an MLB manager should know about analytics, knowing whether shifts work, and much more.

Stat of the Week: The Fielding Bible All-Decade Team

Which players were best in the field from 2010 to 2019?

Updated 2019 Infield DRS Leaders Using the PART System

Adjustments to our method of evaluation produced some very interesting results.