Tag Archives: Javier Baez

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 […]