Elements of Pitching: Pitch-Arsenal Design
This is an extensive course that encompasses all aspects of pitch-arsenal design, and…
…and so it seemed, extension doesn’t matter.
But could it?
We all know platoon splits exist for not just hitters, but pitchers.
How do they look?
Let’s take a look into “what makes a K or BB”.
GAPA / GBLG is a simple & effective stat to analyze K% & BB% rates
The MLB actually enforced Rule 6.02
Here’s the outcome:
Effective Velocity is a term that has been around for more than a decade.
It was supposedly “debunked”.
But it’s actually real.
Pitch Simulators are coming. And they will completely change the game of baseball. But many hasn’t realized yet.
There’s about a dozen-dozen pitches in baseball. And they’re confusing. They’re confusing because everyone has their own names. That’s why you’re reading this post.
Despite the recent decades’ trend in the use of Hard-Sliders and lateral-breaking Sweepers, many pitchers still use the Standard-Curveball as their out-pitch.
Here’s the thing: Despite the ‘popping out of the hand’ effect curveballs have, hitters still swing at it. A lot…
Early on, we’ve realized that the best fastballs weren’t necessarily the highest spinning ones.
It’s the movement that matters.
What does “cutting the fastball” look like?