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Great work by Millsy on whether catchers get favorable calls when they're at bat.

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Great work by Millsy on whether catchers get favorable calls when they're at bat.

Diagnosing Carl Pavano through PFX analysis, Dave Allen notes: You can see that he is getting his...

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Diagnosing Carl Pavano through PFX analysis, Dave Allen notes: You can see that he is getting his slider low and away much more in 2010. This is where a pitcher wants his slider to end up, and a location that will induce lots of weak contact on the ground.

Millsy compares the strike zones of two umpires--Joe West and Bruce Froemming--over at Prince of...

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Millsy compares the strike zones of two umpires--Joe West and Bruce Froemming--over at Prince of Slides. No word on whether Joe West calls a different zone just to mess with the Yanks and Red Sox.

What the fork? Great PFX look at the forkball and the few pitchers who use it, by Mike Fast at BPro.

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What the fork? Great PFX look at the forkball and the few pitchers who use it, by Mike Fast at BPro.

The player isn't really important, just the graph type. Flight paths now w/ plate and strike zone!...

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The player isn't really important, just the graph type. Flight paths now w/ plate and strike zone! Thanks to Harry for answering questions regarding it's creation, and creating the original template in the first place.

A look at the differences in changeups for 3 young guns in the majors. If you want fastball and...

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A look at the differences in changeups for 3 young guns in the majors. If you want fastball and breaking ball comparison's on these three starters, as well, then go here

NYTimes: The next wave of Sportvision game recording records it all. (They're the Pitch f/x and...

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NYTimes: The next wave of Sportvision game recording records it all. (They're the Pitch f/x and Hit f/x guys, but not the company doing the Doppler thing at the All-Star Game.) "A new camera and software system in its final testing phases will record the exact speed and location of the ball and every player on the field, allowing the most digitized of sports to be overrun anew by hundreds of innovative statistics that will rate players more accurately, almost certainly affect their compensation and perhaps alter how the game itself is played. Bowman said he preferred the data be more open so that statistically minded fans and academics could brainstorm ways to wring useful information from what would become petabytes of raw data. Software and artificial-intelligence algorithms must still be developed to turn simple time-stamped x-y-z coordinates into batted-ball speeds, throwing distances and comparative tools to make the data come alive. A half-century after Branch Rickey harrumphed, "There is nothing on earth anybody can do with fielding," all these pixels and bits will almost certainly revolutionize the analysis of baseball glovework. Even the most traditional fans may appreciate the importance of on-base percentage and other modern offensive statistics, but they still rate fielders by errors and fielding percentage, which are about as computationally sophisticated as a horse clomping its hoof.

Gallardo's location from last night. He looks to be leaving balls over the plate, and will need to...

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Gallardo's location from last night. He looks to be leaving balls over the plate, and will need to work on that if he wants to continue his success.

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