Tag Archives: Defensive Runs Saved
Baseball Info Solutions recently introduced a major update to Defensive Runs Saved that will be rolling out this offseason. We’re splitting DRS for infielders into Positioning, Air, Range, and Throwing components. In that introductory blog post, we mostly covered how this will affect the Positioning and Range components (which were previously reported together as one […]
A major update to Defensive Runs Saved will provide a better understanding of infield defense.
The Astros don’t have a defensive superstar. But they have many very good defenders as you’ve seen this postseason.
Keuchel has a history of outstanding defensive work and 2019 is no exception.
Whose defenses have let them down? We’ve got a list of the top 10.
Baseball Info Solutions’ Defensive Runs Saved (DRS) metric measures a player’s total defensive contribution at a given position, compared to league average. The primary component, as outlined in The Fielding Bible, is the company’s Range & Positioning system, which rates each fielder’s success at converting batted balls into outs. Using BIS’s batted ball locations, we […]
On the heels of Kansas City’s improbable postseason run in 2014 and now successful start to 2015, baseball has been further exposed to the importance of team defense. With an electrifying outfield headlined by 2014 Fielding Bible Award winners Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon, the Royals have owned the American League’s best defense since the beginning of 2014 by BIS’s […]