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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Fangraphs: Mixing Pitches, Situationally

league averages. Let’s establish a baseline:

Bases Empty: 63% fastballs (cutters included)
Runner(s) On: 61% [...]

I looked at every pitcher who’s thrown at least 1,000 pitches since the start of 2013. The following graph plots their relevant fastball rates. The sample pool numbers nearly 400 [...]

Out of the pool, 24 pitchers have decreased their fastball rates by at least 10 percentage points with runners on base.

bobm Posted: June 21, 2014 at 10:48 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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