Tag Archives: Javier Baez

More valuable on D: Chapman or Baez?

With the two going head-to-head this week, it’s a question worth thinking about.

Which players do the most good & bad things on the bases?

We track Good Baserunning Plays and Bad Baserunning Plays. We’ll explain the system and show why Javier Baez fares best.

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?

Which infielders are best at making the toss-up plays?

BY HARRIS YUDIN Since the start of the 2017 season, 325 infielders have been the primary fielder on a ball in play with a Sports Info Solutions Defensive Difficulty rating of 3 (1-5 scale). In this piece, we will identify the best and worst at each infield position at converting such plays. A play with […]