Tag Archives: Kevin Kiermaier

A closer look at the 2 best defensive seasons we’ve tracked

Andrelton Simmons and Kevin Kiermaier represent the best of the best.

Modeling the Subjective: 2019 Gold Glove Awards

We’ve created a way to try to predict the finalists.

Stat of the Week: Kevin Kiermaier’s amazing Defensive Runs Saved total

Kiermaier recently moved into the top 10 for Defensive Runs Saved since the stat was first compiled in 2003.

Visualizing the Range of MLB’s Best and Worst Outfielders

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 […]