Archive for January 2019

With defense all the rage behind the dish, can we identify which minor league backstops are boosting their prospects of reaching the majors?

What Franmil Reyes’ breakout says about Lane Thomas’ prospects.

Even sports that seem as different as UFC and baseball have players who are eerily similar.

A new way to look at FanGraph’s prospect board.

How predictive are minor league stats regarding groundball pitchers and longball hitters?

Is useful pitch-tracking data available below the major league level?

What do the standard deviations of exit velocity and launch angle tell us about the best baseball player in the world?

When it comes to the Mets’ famous minor leaguer, it’s not just will he get major league time, but should he.

Lots of pitchers would hit better, if we just game them the chance.

There are numerous ways to show just how bad pitchers are when it’s their turn to bat.