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Saturday, June 21, 2014

BtBS: Running the bases: An analysis

Good things occur on the basepaths as well [as bad], and I would be remiss if I didn’t point these out. It doesn’t have the same catchiness the Mistake Index has, but if I’m going to show negative outcomes, I should point out the positive as well, such as stolen bases, reaching on errors or taking an extra base (for example, going from first to third on a single). [...]

Given this, let’s expand this list and look at the ratio of good events to bad: [...]

This doesn’t help Puig but shows players like Brian Dozier, Nori Aoki and Dee Gordon are benefiting teams more than they’re costing them by being both aggressive and smart on the basepaths.

bobm Posted: June 21, 2014 at 08:22 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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