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Gio Gonzalez effective velocity follow up

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An analysis of Gio Gonzalez viewed through the lens of effective velocity.

Juan Lagares' defensive wizardry

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New York Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares has produced some remarkable defensive numbers in his short tenure in the Big Apple. Is he the best defensive player in baseball?

Felix Hernandez and his cambio

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Looking at Felix Hernandez's changeup through the lens of effective velocity.

Tyson Ross dares you to try and hit his slider

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Tyson Ross has been the most difficult pitcher to hit in baseball.

Steve Pearce is on fire

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Nelson Cruz and Adam Jones are having fantastic season in the Orioles outfield. 31 year-old Steve Pearce is flying under the radar. The journeyman has made a big difference for the AL East leading...

Chris Davis isn't crushing like it's 2013

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After setting the baseball world ablaze with a magnificent 2013 season, Chris Davis has fallen back to earth in 2014. The lesson to be learned? Projections systems are pretty good.

Phil Hughes and effective velocity follow up

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Last week, I examined how Phil Hughes might be using the concepts of effective velocity to his advantage this year. I dive in more deeply this week.

Joe Mauer and Matt Carpenter, two peas in a pod

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The Minnesota Twins first baseman and St. Louis Cardinals third baseman are alike in more ways than one.

Does effective velocity help explain Phil Hughes?

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Phil Hughes is having a great year so far. Is his performance related to the concept of effective velocity?

Pass the torch Yadi, Jonathan Lucroy is the best

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The Milwaukee Brewers backstop might not get the attention he deserves outside of the pitch-framing community, but make no mistake, Jonathan Lucroy is the best catcher in baseball.

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