Taking a look at fastball velocity trends of starting pitchers over the course of a typical game.
A look at pitch selection for starting pitchers as they face the same hitters multiple times in the same game.
The Rangers' southpaw arrived in the big leagues with scouting reports touting his changeup as his best offspeed pitch. We examine the decline of its success at the major league level and a potential rebound in 2013.
If we look only at pitch characteristics like type, location, velocity and movement, can be build a measure of a pitcher that correlates well with actual performance? The quest continues, as we add velocity on top of strike zone location.
Building on the strike zone pitch location quality metric introduced last week, we look at how 2013 closers fare in locating their pitches in combination with pitch velocity.
Yu Darvish came oh-so-close to a perfect game to open his 2013 season. What parts of his diverse repertoire did he use to flummox the Astros?
Roy Halladay used to be the best pitcher in the National League. Lately, he's looked nothing like himself. What can PITCHf/x and advanced pitching stats tell us about how he's likely to perform in 2013?
Justin Smoak has some of us convinced that he is a new hitter from the left-hand side, but let's look at how he produced his September results first.
Taking a look at a group of major league pitchers who shift on the mound or change their arms slots depending on which side of the plate the batter is standing.
Groundballs tend to get overlooked when evaluating a pitcher, and you can learn a fair amount about their ability to get groundballs through velocity and depth.
Jarrod Parker pitched his first full season in the majors in 2012, let's take a look at his PitchF/X data.
How well will "High Heat" narrative hold up with a new statistical model and when pitch sequencing is taken into account?
Raw Pitch F/X pitch type classifications suggest vastly different types of fastballs used in Rays games played at home versus on the road in 2012. We dive in to investigate the matter, looking at factors that affect pitch movement along the way.